Helicopter Maintenance News

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 08:09
The third H160 prototype has received a fresh coat of paint and now features a striking “carbon” livery designed as a nod to the Airbus A350 XWB MSN2 flight-test aircraft. Both aircraft are produced using advanced composite materials supplied by Airbus’ long term partner, Hexcel.

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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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DART Helicopter Services announces that its affiliated partner Red Barn Machine has developed a field maintenance kit for the Bell 206 Jet Ranger. The Bell Jet Ranger Field Maintenance Tool Kit comes in a flyaway case with easy layout guide and includes more than 30 tools to perform field maintenance on your Bell Jet Ranger. Tools come packaged in a sturdy Pelican case with foam liner that...

Tool and FOD Control

Tool and FOD control are important elements of a safe helicopter maintenance environment. A tool left in a helicopter or FOD laying on the flight line or hangar floor can cause damage to the aircraft or personnel. Many maintenance facilities have tool and FOD control programs in place, and SMS requirements will make operations focus even more on the issue. This month’s issue of HeliMx has two...

Videoscopes

Machida announces two additions to its videoscope product line. The Machida 2mm Videoscope (VSC-2-86) has the same superior optical quality as the 3mm Videoscope, but in a smaller outer diameter for even more remote inspections. The Machida 3mm Working Channel Videoscope (VSC-3-140-NPC) has all the standard features of the VSC-3-140-N, but also permits the passage of tools to the distal tip for...
Larson Electronics’ magnalight.com offers a Class 1 Division 1 and Class 2 Division 1 explosion proof LED light alternative to incandescent and fluorescent trouble lights for hazardous locations areas. The durable EPL-FL1524-LED-50-HR ships with an explosion proof reel, so the entire lighting solution can be installed and used in the hazardous location area. Larson Electronics added a Class 1 and...

Interlocking Drip Pan

Minneapolis-based DripPansUSA offers interlocking drip pans in two sizes at www.DripPansUSA.com or by calling 800-461-0294. The interlocking design allows users to join multiple drip pans along their edges, protecting floors in an infinite arrangement of shapes and sizes. The sturdy, yet lightweight drip pans are easy to set up and clean up. The drip pans are made of black polyethylene and are...

JSSI Announces New Programs

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) announces new JSSI programs for the Eurocopter EC-135 and the EC-145. The JSSI hourly cost maintenance program for the EC-135 provides coverage for the Turbomeca Arrius 2B2 and Pratt & Whitney PW206B2 engines. The offering includes standard JSSI Premium, Select and Term programs with optional coverage for engine removal and replacement (R&R) and freight...
Night Flight Concepts is offering a Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Orientation Kit to introduce the basics of NVG operations. This complimentary webinar series will help organizations accelerate learning of NVG solutions and development time for night vision (NVIS) program planning. The NVG Orientation Kit, is a 5-part webinar mini-series from Night Flight Concepts that provides an introduction to the...
Alakai Technologies announces that the Federal Aviation Administration issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of Alakai’s digital Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) systems and wireless internet units on Eurocopter AS350 and EC130 helicopters. The AS350 and its derivatives, with more than 4,000 helicopters sold are used by police, forest service, oil exploration, flight-seeing...
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, has selected Meggitt Avionics’ latest secondary flight display for its AW101 medium lift, AW139 medium-sized, multi-role twin-engined, and AB212 utility helicopters. This builds on an existing, long-standing supply relationship between the two companies for Meggitt Avionics’ helicopter air data system (HADS). iSFD is Meggitt’s third generation solid-state...

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