Helicopter Maintenance News

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 09:54
Dakota Air Parts Intl., Inc., a specialist in the buying, selling and support of a variety of rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircraft, turbine engines and parts, announces it is displaying a new-to-market composite tail rotor blade for the Bell 206A and 206B helicopters during Heli-Expo 2018​, Feb. 27-March 1 in Las Vegas, NV. Dakota Air Parts is exhibiting at Booth #N3025.

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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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Bell Helicopter has been awarded a 10-year, $640M (CAN) support services contract for the Canadian Forces CH146 Griffon fleet. This contract, known as the CH146 Optimized Weapon System Support (OWSS) contract includes aspects of management services, engineering and technical publications, aircraft maintenance services and spare and consumable parts. The initial contract will be followed by four...
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...

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