MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces delivery of a newly certified MD 530F to Wilson Construction, headquartered in Aurora, OR. An operator of MDHI-brand helicopters since 2005, Wilson Construction had delivered its hardworking E-model aircraft to be overhauled and recertified as an F-model (Type Certificate 369FF) at MD Helicopters’ Mesa-Arizona manufacturing and completions center.
At Helicopter Maintenance magazine, we remain optimistic about the future of the helicopter industry. So much so that we are ending the year with our first ever attendance at a European helicopter trade show!
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the delivery of the 200th Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Austria-based operator Hubi-fly Helikopter GmbH. The aircraft will be used for corporate transport.
NMC-Wollard, a global supplier of aviation ground-support equipment for 70+ years, announces it is now Wollard International and has been acquired by a group led by Robert Priddy and Kilroy Partners. Industry veteran John Carroll is chairman of the new company and Greg McDermott remains president.
Onboard Systems International, LLC, a provider of innovative helicopter cargo-hook equipment, announces that its Surefire® Release Technology cargo-hook kits for the Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412 aircraft have been STC-certified by the FAA and are now available for worldwide installation.
Helicopter Foundation International (HFI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, opens its annual offering of up to 22 scholarships to help support students studying to become part of tomorrow's helicopter industry. HFI encourages those who fit the following eligibility requirements to apply.
Baker Aviation, the master distributor of HOT-STOP® 'L' Fire Containment Kits, now offers an ELT-sized vessel for safe and convenient stowage of a lithium-ion battery-powered device with other emergency life-raft equipment.
DART Aerospace announces it has recently received approvals from the Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC) for three supplemental-type-certified products, including the emergency float system for the Bell 505, as well as door modification kits, cargo mirror kits and pulse light kits for the Bell Medium series. The products are the first of their kind to be approved for use in the Mexican aviation market.
StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems deliver two AS350/EC130 crash-resistant fuel tanks (CRFT) to Hangar One Avionics, which will soon be installed on the Oklahoma City Police Department’s (OKCPD) AS350 B3e (H125) helicopters.
DART Aerospace announces that its e-commerce site is now available globally. With over 4,500 products to offer, DART’s comprehensive website allows online purchasing 24 hours a day and seven days a week, making it easier than ever for clients to shop for aircraft parts online.