Helicopter Maintenance News

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 07:37
National air medical transport provider Med-Trans Corporation moves its headquarters operations into a new building at the Denton Enterprise Airport. The new 31,500-square-foot facility includes 24,000 square feet of office and classroom space in addition to 7,500 square feet of hangar accommodations.

Helicopter Maintenance Blogs

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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AERO Specialties announces the outright purchase of Australia based JetGo International. JetGo revolutionized the GSE industry with its innovative line of diesel-electric hybrid ground power units (GPU). AERO Specialties had previously been the exclusive distributer for JetGo International. JetGo hybrid-electric direct current GPUs are specifically designed to meet the increasing demand in the...
A class of 43 is the first graduating class from the Southern California Logistics Airport (SCLA) School of Aviation, with full certification as A&P mechanics. The graduation took place on January 19, 2011 at Victor Valley Community College Performing Arts Center. The SCLA School of Aviation was formed in 2006 with the intent of educating Victor Valley residents in aircraft mechanics, making...
DART Helicopter Services has completed an exclusive distribution agreement with Aivatech Technical Services of Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada. The new agreement covers the global distribution of Aviatech’s Ample Pod Luggage Carrier for Robinson R44 Raven and Raven II helicopters. The Aviatech luggage carrier is an economical way to increase the R44 Raven’s load flexibility. Each pod contains 15...
Universal Synaptics Corp. announces that its Intermittent Fault Detection & Isolation System (IFDIS™) was selected as the Great Ideas Competition winner at the 2010 Department of Defense Maintenance Symposium and Exhibition. The DoD Maintenance Symposium and Exhibition is the premier annual event for DoD maintainers and their industry counterparts. The Great Ideas Competition provides a forum...
Eurocopter South East Asia (ESEA) has unveiled its new 8,200-square meter Singapore facility, which is a key element for the growth strategy of this Eurocopter regional affiliate in the South East Asia helicopter marketplace. Located in Singapore’s redeveloped Seletar Aerospace Park, this facility provides a 25 percent increase in office space and a doubling of hangar capacity to support ESEA’s...
The Helicópteros do Brasil (Helibras) subsidiary of Eurocopter signed a contract for a major upgrade program on the Brazilian Army’s fleet of 36 AS350 Ecureuils. This modernization includes the rebuilding of three of these aircraft. This activity, involving AS350s operated by the Brazilian Army Aviation Command (Comando de Aviação do Exército), will begin during 2011 – with its completion...

Exhaust Repair

Advantage Aviation Technologies, Inc. (AAT) has developed a repair for the EC135/EC145/BK117 exhaust. Recent inspections of this exhaust have found the insulation heat shield blankets to be deteriorated, disintegrated and burned due to the extreme heat. Due to the high vibration environment this part will develop cracks, dents and chafing during normal service.
Let Enhanced Aircraft Systems (EAS) market your hard earned STC or PMA EAS is in the process of developing a new website, with an expected launch sometime in February. This site will serve as a clearing house for aircraft improvement products such as STC’s and PMA’s. Companies that have products, and seek help with sales and marketing are encouraged to call Glen Golden, President of Enhanced...
At Last – A Real Helicopter! Although they had advanced the theory of vertical flight, early inventors like Igor Sikorsky failed to create an aircraft that satisfied the requirements of the Federation Aeronatique Internationale (FAI), the aviation world’s official bookkeeper. Nevertheless, there were plenty of odd birds among aviation enthusiasts determined to defeat gravity and fly straight up...

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