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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New Helicopter Aerodynamics, Structures, and Systems Textbook Now Available
New Helicopter Aerodynamics, Structures, and Systems Textbook Now Available
A modern textbook designed to meet the needs of a Part 147 helicopter maintenance program, and for the A&P mechanic looking to transition from fixed-wing to helicopter maintenance, is now available from Ace Tech Books. This book is developed towards international (EASA B1.3, 1.4) standards, going beyond just rotors and flight controls to include all relevant ATA airframe systems with a focus on that system’s application to large and small (CS27 and CS29) helicopters.
Eve UAM, LLC (“Eve” or the “Company”), an Embraer company, announces that it has formalized the process for obtaining a type certificate for its eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) aircraft with the Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil — “ANAC”). In doing so, Eve has reaffirmed its commitment to ANAC to demonstrate compliance with international technical standards and mandatory airworthiness requirements for eVTOL type certification.
Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) is selected to provide its new HTS7500 turboshaft engine as the power behind the Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing DEFIANT X® helicopter, currently a contender to win the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition.
Veteran LAPD Air Support Sergeant-Senior Supervisor Jorge Gonzalez Joins Helinet as New Chief Operating Officer 
Veteran LAPD Air Support Sergeant-Senior Supervisor Jorge Gonzalez Joins Helinet as New Chief Operating Officer 
Helinet announces the appointment of Jorge Gonzalez as its new chief operating officer. Gonzalez recently retired from the Los Angeles Police Department after 38 years of dedicated service and brings years of strategic aviation leadership to his new role. He will be responsible for overseeing the company's ongoing operations while spearheading new growth activities, with a strong focus on the company's Helinet Technologies division which supports law enforcement, public safety and government agencies with customized aviation technology solutions.

Lessons From the Mater Man

 

In a recent blog from Wally Bock's Three Star Leadership website, Bock tells the story of "Mater Man." It's the story of a farmer who sells tomatoes and other produce at a farmers market.

Mater Man is a successful businessman. Mater Man's key to success is following his four rules. I believe we could be better leaders and employees and make our companies more successful if we pay attention to Mater Man's rules. They are:

High Performance Helicopters Enters Three-Year Agreement with Flight Safety International
High Performance Helicopters Enters Three-Year Agreement with Flight Safety International
As part of its ongoing commitment to safety, High Performance Helicopters renews its agreement with Flight Safety International to provide all flight training through 2025. This agreement solidifies HP Helicopters’ pledge to provide its flight crews with the highest-level pilot-training program available in rotorcraft today.
HAI President and CEO James Viola to Address Congressional Subcommittee
HAI President and CEO James Viola to Address Congressional Subcommittee
James Viola, president and CEO of Helicopter Association International (HAI), testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Aviation on Feb. 3, 2022. Viola appears as part of a panel of aviation experts and addresses how 5G interference with aircraft radio altimeters affects the safety of helicopter operations.

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