Helicopter Maintenance News

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 12:30
INGENIO Aerospace (INGENIO), developers of aircraft cockpit and cabin solutions, announces that Bell Textron, an aerospace manufacturer of military and commercial rotorcraft, has integrated INGENIO’s cockpit tablet electronic flight bag (“Heli-Mount EFB”) into the CH-146 Griffon Limited Life Extension (GLLE) project for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

Helicopter Maintenance Blogs

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 10:51

After 119 years of aircraft technology advancements, we are still seeing technology developments. Like the Wright Brothers in the years leading to first flight in 1903, companies investing in the future of aviation do so with great risk at the chance of either rewards or failure.

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Helicopter and AAM Flight Subject of Joint Global Safety Conference
Helicopter and AAM Flight Subject of Joint Global Safety Conference
The Vertical Aviation Safety Team (VAST), Helicopter Association International (HAI), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the United States Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) together will host the 2022 VAST Global Conference, Oct. 4-6, 2022, at the Hurst Conference Center in the Fort Worth suburb of Hurst, TX. The conference is an outgrowth of the FAA International Rotorcraft Safety Conferences first held in 2015.

CAMO Certification for Heli-One

Heli-One, a provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, significantly strengthens its delivery portfolio by achieving certification as a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO). The company's operations in Poland have been formally approved under European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part-CAMO regulations by the Polish Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), positioning Heli-One to provide new levels of support for customers internationally, underpinning safe and reliable performance of their assets.
XL Aero Receives Structural Repair Approval for Bell 205/212/412 Main Transmission Case
XL Aero Receives Structural Repair Approval for Bell 205/212/412 Main Transmission Case
XL Aerospace ( www.xlaero.ca ), a provider of innovative aviation engineering, repair and manufacturing solutions to the general-aviation and helicopter operations and maintenance, repair and overhaul sectors, announces it has received Transport Canada (TC) approval for the repair of the main transmission casing applicable to Bell Helicopter 205, 212 and 412 models.

Stress

Stress is one of the Dirty Dozen human factors. D.O.M. contributing writer Gordon Dupont discussed stress in one of his articles for D.O.M. magazine, our sister publication. You can learn about stress and how it affects us by reading Dupont’s article here: https://www.system-safety.com/articles/DOM/21%20Stress.pdf.

Stress is a normal part of life. As Dupont says in his article, “…the only time we have no stress is when we are dead…”

CareFlite Adds Bell 407GXi to Air Ambulance Fleet
CareFlite Adds Bell 407GXi to Air Ambulance Fleet
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces that CareFlite has signed an agreement to purchase a Bell 407GXi aircraft outfitted with an IFR configuration kit. The Bell 407GXi’s new IFR capability will allow all-weather operations while continuing to provide multi-mission capability safely, reliably and effectively. The 407GXi’s Garmin G1000H™ NXi Flight Deck enhances situational awareness and reduces pilot workload by delivering easy-to-read information at a glance.
Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces that it is now accepting nominations for its annual Salute to Excellence Awards program. The deadline for all nominations is Wed., Sept. 14, 2022. Award descriptions and criteria, as well as additional information about the awards process, are available at rotor.org/salute.
SaxonAir Formally Signs AW109SP GrandNew Helicopter Order for Q1 2023 Delivery
SaxonAir Formally Signs AW109SP GrandNew Helicopter Order for Q1 2023 Delivery
SaxonAir, an independent UK business-aviation operator, confirms its order for an Agusta AW109 GrandNew helicopter on the opening day of EBACE. The latest variant, to be delivered in the first quarter of 2023 with the registration G-KLNA, replaces SaxonAir's 2016 AW109SP, which was delivered new in 2016.

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