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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HABCO Industries and Aircontact Services AS (ACS) enter into distribution partnership for HABCO’s PinPoint™ tool control system and support equipment product lines. The Pinpoint™ Tool Control System, powered by IDZ Technologies, is a comprehensive tool control product offering designed and developed by aviation professionals for use by military operations, airlines, maintenance depots and...
Alpine Aerotech is now an authorized Garmin dealership and offers the most comprehensive lineup of avionics solutions in the aviation industry. “As an authorized Garmin dealer, we have become a 'one-stop shop' providing customized, industry-leading solutions,” says Jeff Denomme, president of Alpine Aerotech. “Adding the Garmin product line to our wide variety of helicopter avionics services...
Universal Avionics is providing advanced avionics for two Sikorsky S-76B helicopters operated by His Majesty the Sultan of Johor’s Royal Flight. The upgraded, modern glass cockpit includes the installation of three EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays (PFD-MFD-PFD) with Vision-1® Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and a UNS-1Fw satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS)-flight management system (FMS)...
Dallas Avionics announces that the company plans to demonstrate a PowerSonix PS-SPK-300 and PS-AMP 800 public address system at the Airborne Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) annual convention in Savannah, GA, from 16:10 to 16:30, prior to the Pig Picking, on July 21, 2016. Savannah Police Department chief pilot, Scott Yackel, will be flying the department’s MD500 aircraft equipped with the...
Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s range of helicopters show continued success in the Japanese market with the selection of two brand new AgustaWestland AW109 Trekkers for the Tokyo Metropolitan Police law-enforcement fleet. The two helicopters are scheduled to be delivered in 2017, making the customer the first Asian law enforcement operator of the type. Civil certification of the AW109 Trekker is expected...
Leonardo-Finmeccanica announces with its distributor, Kaigai Corporation of Japan, that Kagoshima International Aviation has placed an order for a second AgustaWestland GrandNew light twin engine helicopter to perform emergency medical service (EMS) missions in Kagoshima Prefecture. The aircraft is expected to enter service in the fall of 2016. The purchase is part of the Doctor Heli system...
Australian Heliponents Pty Ltd of Queensland, Australia, announces it has been appointed by Rural Fire Service of New Zealand to be its exclusive Australian distributor of the full range of collapsible HELiFIRE™ Monsoon Buckets and HELiFOAM™ Class-A Foam Direct Injection Systems. “At Rural Fire Service we design and manufacture a range of reliable, low-weight, compact and easy to maintain...
REACH Air Medical Services LLC (“REACH”) and California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (“CALSTAR”), two air medical ambulance providers serving Northern and Central California for three decades, enter into an agreement that will place CALSTAR within the same corporate holding company as REACH (“REACH Medical Holdings LLC”). In a joint announcement, Sean Russell, REACH president, and Lynn Malmstrom,...
The MCP02 Master Caution Panel system, which has been designed for the S-61/Sea King series of helicopters, is awarded STC SH16-25 by Transport Canada. The plug-and-play replacement for the Grimes units offers reduced weight (5.8 pounds vs 3.57 pounds combined), high reliability, an integrated state recorder and LED technology with customizable legends. An NVG lighting option is also available...
Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings announces that its SKYscapes® General Aviation (GA) Basecoat Polyurethane Enamel has been added to the QPL (qualified products list) for Bell Helicopter's Procurement Specification 299-947-117, for use on several of its Bell Helicopter commercial aircraft. Ideal for exterior painting on general aviation and helicopters that often require expedited production...

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