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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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.
Bell Completes Successful Demonstration for NASA SIO Extension in Collaboration with Hillwood and Northwest ISD, AirSim
Bell Completes Successful Demonstration for NASA SIO Extension in Collaboration with Hillwood and Northwest ISD, AirSim
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces the Autonomous Pod Transport’s (APT) successful demonstration of a ground-based detect-and-avoid (DAA) flight, fulfilling an extension for its NASA Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) project. The APT DAA demonstration showcased the aircraft’s ground radar system integration and its capabilities when navigating airspace traffic and requirements, a critical component needed for future advanced air mobility (AAM) vehicles.

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