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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Ralph Rosenbrock, senior technical advisor of HeliValue$, is presented with the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award, the most prestigious award presented by the Federal Aviation Administration to an aviation maintenance technician. The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award is named in honor of Charles Taylor, the first aviation mechanic in powered flight. Taylor served as the Wright brothers'...
Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company in North Texas and master distributor for the HOT-STOP® 'L' fire containment kits, in affiliation with Industrial Energy Products (IEP), the manufacturer of the HOT-STOP 'L' product line, have designated GlobalParts.aero as the first domestic stocking dealer. “The GlobalParts team shares our passion for aviation...
Heli-One, the world's largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, secures a contract to upgrade two Sikorsky S-76 aircraft for His Majesty, the Sultan of Johor of Malaysia. This contract features the design, certification, and installation of a new glass cockpit. This upgrade will prolong the lifespan of His Majesty’s aircraft in addition to...
FEC Heliports Worldwide Ltd. announces the launch of its MIL-Star portable, battery-powered LED helipad lighting system, designed primarily for rapid deployment and use by advancing military forces in temporary and emergency situations to provide safe and effective marking at designated or ad-hoc helicopter landing areas and for tactical airborne and air drop operations. The MIL-Star is a...
Airbus Helicopters is ready to participate in the international helicopter industry exhibition HeliRussia 2016 held in Moscow on May 19-21. “Airbus Helicopters, as a leader with over 50% of the market share in the EMS segment, is ready to contribute to the development of the emerging market of emergency medical services in Russia,” says Emeric Lhomme, CEO of Airbus Helicopters Vostok. “HeliRussia...
HeliOffshore chief executive officer, Gretchen Haskins, describes how recent helicopter tragedies have strengthened the industry’s resolve to enhance the safety of offshore helicopter operations. “We owe it to those who lost loved ones in Norway – and in other accidents – to do everything to continue our collaboration and deliver safety breakthroughs,” says Haskins. “Our aim is that no lives are...
VIH Aerospace (VIHA – www.vihaerospace.com ), a provider of global helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) receives European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval (STC#: #100577794) for its aftermarket replacement MCP01 master caution panel (Model #: MCP-001) for the Bell 212 and 412 series helicopters. The MCP01 has held both Transport Canada and a Federal Aviation...
JSfirm.com, an aviation job website, announces a partnership with EAA in which JSfirm.com will help promote EAA's week-long job fair to aviation job seekers. The event will take place during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016, The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration. Rebecca Fischer, business development manager for EAA, says, "The EAA Job Fair has been so successful in years past that we are...
The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) 2016 Maintenance Management Conference (MMC2016), held this year in Kansas City, MO, boasts a record 190 exhibit booths, representing more than a 20 percent growth over the 2015 event. More than 900 attendees represented 41 states and the District of Columbia, as well as six foreign countries. “The 2016 NBAA Maintenance Management Conference...

Flightdocs Enterprise™ Now Available

Flightdocs, Inc., global provider of aircraft maintenance tracking services, announces the release of Flightdocs Enterprise. Incorporating the best features of the powerful Flightdocs Maintenance Tracking system, Flightdocs Enterprise provides full fleet capabilities, maintenance-inventory-flightlog integration, comprehensive work order management and API integration to customer business systems...

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