Helicopter Maintenance News

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 13:01
Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) announces that partner SKYTRAC is providing Iridium® satellite connectivity to a Sikorsky S-92®, which will be used for search and rescue off the shores of Guyana. SKYTRAC will enable truly global, weather-resilient, reliable connectivity for the helicopter with its ISAT-200A solution as well as BIue Sky Network’s Iridium Certus Connected® SkyLink 7100.

Helicopter Maintenance Blogs

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 16:33

The Helicopter Maintenance magazine team was in Atlanta March 7-9 attending HAI Heli-Expo 2023. It was nice walking the show talking to the exhibitors and learning about all the new products and services available for helicopter maintenance professionals. Thank you to all of you who stopped by our booth to say hi.

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IBAMA (Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources) conducts its large and comprehensive Annual Forest Firefighting Training Program, held in Brazil’s capital city of Brasilia at the national park. This year’s training program, which included both theory and practical elements, introduced SEI’s Sling Dragon, an important device for the integrated management of controlled burns.
S.A.F.E. Works Alongside L.A. County Fire to Design Custom Maintenance Stands for Bell B412
S.A.F.E. Works Alongside L.A. County Fire to Design Custom Maintenance Stands for Bell B412
S.A.F.E. Structure Designs and the L.A. County Fire Department team up to develop a set of custom ergonomic maintenance stands for the B412. The SAFETY FIRST ergonomic stands allow technicians safe access to perform maintenance on the engines, transmission and main rotor systems of the aircraft.
Airbus and HeliDax Sign First HCare Classics Support Contract to Cover Fleet of 36 H120s
Airbus and HeliDax Sign First HCare Classics Support Contract to Cover Fleet of 36 H120s
French helicopter operator HeliDax and Airbus Helicopters sign the first-ever HCare Classics support contract to optimize the availability of HeliDax’s H120 fleet. HCare Classics is Airbus’ new support package entirely dedicated to meeting the support needs of the company’s out-of-production legacy helicopters.
GPMS Announces John Byus as Director of Sales for the Americas
GPMS Announces John Byus as Director of Sales for the Americas
GPMS, provider of the health and usage monitoring system (HUMS) known as Foresight MX, announces that rotorcraft industry veteran, John Byus, has joined the company’s sales organization as the director of Sales–Americas. His responsibilities will include expanding the Foresight customer base throughout the Americas and working with fleet operators to develop specialized solutions to address the intricate needs of their programs.
Avotek Releases First-ever AMT Logbook

Avotek Releases First-ever AMT Logbook

Avotek Releases First-ever AMT Logbook
Avotek is now offering a convenient way to log AMT hours. Avotek’s latest release of its first-ever Avotek AMT Logbook is an essential tool for aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs) or future AMTs to record time spent working on various aircraft or components. Dressed in a durable leatherette cover and bound by Plastikoil®, the book is specifically designed to withstand the AMT shop environment.
As part of an ongoing program to address the shortage of helicopter pilots and maintenance professionals, Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces it has participated in an aviation workforce development roundtable in Salt Lake City, UT. The event, organized by US Representative Burgess Owens (R-UT-4), discussed ways to build on the success of the Utah Rotor Pathway Program (URPP), an HAI initiative that has received two national awards since its inception in 2019.

RSI IA Renewal Seminar

Rotorcraft Support, Inc.announces the resumption of its “Technical Training for Helicopter Technicians” IA renewal Seminar. This is the 21st anniversary (after a 2 year COVID hiatus) of this FAA-sanctioned training event that provides 8 hours of maintenance-related instruction from helicopter maintenance professionals to helicopter maintenance professionals. Course Details: Date: Thursday,...
Critical Support for Additive Manufacturing Discussed in New White Paper from Nadcap Program
Critical Support for Additive Manufacturing Discussed in New White Paper from Nadcap Program
A new white paper from the Nadcap program states that additive manufacturing (AM), another term for modern 3D printing used to produce prototype parts, is rapidly becoming a transformative technology. Nadcap, administered by the Performance Review Institute (PRI), is an industry-managed approach to conformity assessment that brings together technical experts from both industry and government to set requirements for accreditation, accredit suppliers, and define operational program requirements in aerospace.
GPMS and Helisul Achieve Brazilian STC for Foresight on Airbus H125 Helicopter Platform
GPMS and Helisul Achieve Brazilian STC for Foresight on Airbus H125 Helicopter Platform
GPMS, which provides the helicopter industry’s most advanced health and usage monitoring system (HUMS), known as Foresight MX, announces that the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC) has granted a supplemental type certificate for Foresight MX. The certificate was based on a prior Federal Aviation Administration STC and covers the installation of Foresight MX on the Airbus H125/AS350 B3 platform.

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