Helicopter Maintenance News

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 11:14
Swiss air-rescue service Rega orders a second batch of 12 five-bladed H145 helicopters to be operated from its mountain bases, replacing the current fleet of AW109SP helicopters. This new order follows an initial contract for nine H145s, announced in March this year. By 2026, Rega will operate an all-Airbus fleet consisting of 21 five-bladed H145s.

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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S.A.F.E. Structure Designs announces the delivery of custom fall-protection maintenance platforms to the U.S. Army in Ft Hood, TX. The SAFETY FIRST ergonomic platforms allow technicians safe access to all areas of their Boeing CH-47F aircraft fleet. The set of platforms is equipped with the latest features, including a seamless fit to the aircraft with zero gaps, enhanced safety handrails, and precise working deck heights to increase comfort and efficiency.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announces the offering of two scholarships for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operators (IS-BAO) and International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) workshops. Submissions for applications are being accepted until March 25, 2022, at the Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA) website with a membership login.
Astronautics Launches AeroSync™ Mission Connectivity Solution and Product Line
Astronautics Launches AeroSync™ Mission Connectivity Solution and Product Line
Astronautics Corporation of America announces the launch of its AeroSync Mission (AEC115) connectivity solution and branding of its AeroSync connectivity product line at HAI Heli-Expo 2022. AeroSync is a next-generation of secure and integrated connectivity products that enable quick and reliable data transmission for crews and passengers operating in demanding helicopter environments.
The Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), a leader in helicopter leasing, partners with Australian fire-fighting equipment designer, Helitak Fire Fighting Equipment Pty Ltd (“Helitak”), to develop a new mission for the Sikorsky S-92A as a next-generation, multipurpose fire-fighting platform.
StandardAero is unveiling the industry’s first 4-axis autopilot available for retrofit on AS350 helicopters. The autopilot, developed in partnership with Thales and known as StableLight, is equipped in an AS350 test rotorcraft. Demonstration flights will be performed during the 2022 HAI Heli-Expo on March 8-10 at the Dallas Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Vertiport.
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.

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