Helicopter Maintenance News

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 08:51
Conklin & de Decker announces Life Cycle Cost Release 18.1 is now available. Life Cycle Cost (LCC) provides aircraft owners, operators, flight department managers and aircraft consultants with independently researched ownership and operating cost data for more than 460 jet, turboprop, helicopter and piston aircraft.

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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:17

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!

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Feb/Mar 18 Helicopter Maintenance

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Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces the completion of the first fully customized aircraft from its new European state-of-the-art customization and delivery center located in Prague. The customer, Air Transport Europe of Slovakia, recently accepted three newly customized Bell 429 EMS-configured aircraft at Bell Helicopter’s delivery center in Prague. The Bell Helicopter...
Air Evac Lifeteam’s continued commitment to safety is validated by the FAA when its safety management system is awarded the designation of “Active Conformance.” This is the highest status an SMS can achieve. Tom Baldwin, Air Evac Lifeteam’s SMS manager, says the company’s safety management system is an organization-wide comprehensive and preventive approach to managing risk and promoting safety...
Robinson Helicopter Company delivers an R44 Cadet to the University of North Dakota (UND). This is the first Cadet to be used in UND’s prestigious flight training program. UND Aerospace owns the largest civilian flight training operation in the world, with three campuses and over 150 aircraft and flight training devices. The helicopter training division is located at the Grand Forks, ND, campus...
Vector Aerospace ( www.vectoraerospace.com ), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, receives Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) supplemental type certificate (STC) approval to extend its ADS-B solutions to cover the Airbus Helicopters H120/EC120; H125/AS350; H130/EC130 and H135/EC135 series, with operators able to choose from either the L3...
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Truth Data, a cloud-based flight data monitoring company, are helping helicopter operators improve the safety, performance and efficiency of their helicopters through the use of data. A recently signed memorandum of understanding allows for Truth Data to sell Honeywell’s Sky Connect Tracker III system for improved helicopter communications and tracking and for Honeywell...
RUAG Aviation secures authorized service center status for the Leonardo AW139 helicopter at its locations in Sion and Lugano, Switzerland. This authorization confirms RUAG Aviation as a full-support partner for the AW139 helicopter, including all maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), as well as warranty services. “The new type ratings for the Leonardo AW139 at both our Sion and Lugano locations...
Med-Trans Corporation, a national air medical transport provider, bases a Bell 407 GPX air ambulance helicopter in Baldwin County, AL, in partnership with Medstar Emergency Medical Services. Flying with the name Medstar Air Care 1, Medstar EMS provides paramedics for the crews, while Med-Trans provides the helicopter, pilots and nurses. Medstar EMS is owned and operated by Lifeguard Ambulance...
TRAXXALL Technologies, provider of an innovative aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system, announces that it will open a new office in Jacksonville, FL. A significant increase in clients and aircraft has provided the opportunity for TRAXXALL’s management team to hire some of the best aircraft maintenance tracking experts in North America. The following professionals will form...
Colombia's civil aviation authority, Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronáutica Civil (UAEAC), approves the Offshore and Utility type certificate for Sikorsky's S-76C™ series (C, C+, C++), S-76D™ and S-92A® helicopters. The certificate enables Colombia's commercial aviation operators to add the multi-role helicopters for transportation of workers or cargo to offshore oil and gas rigs, as well...
Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announces that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted supplemental type certification (STC) for the installation of the GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out and GTX 335 ADS-B Out transponders in an approved model List (AML) of Part 27 helicopters. The GTX 345/335 include extended squitter (ES) ADS-B out with options for built-in...

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