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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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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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The United States Helicopter Safety Team ( www.ushst.org ) focuses major attention during the next four years on reducing fatal accidents within the U.S. civil helicopter community. The industry-government partnership is targeting a goal of 0.61 fatal accidents per 100,000 flight hours, 20 percent less than the average since 2009. For a baseline comparison, the USHST is using a fatal accident...
Robinson Helicopter Company Inc. announces a collective-activated hour meter along with an updated hub and redesigned main rotor spindles are standard on all new R22 Beta II helicopters. Previously, the R22 used an oil pressure-activated meter which records all engine run time. The new collective-activated meter records collective uptime (flight time) and does not include engine warm up and cool...
Dallas Avionics is now a distributor of Avion Power’s Voyager Power Source. The Voyager is designed to start aircraft engines and provide auxiliary power. On a single charge, a Voyager provides 10 or more turbine engine starts, powers on-board electronics for an hour, or provides a combination of auxiliary power and starting power. Voyager is available in 10Ah and 20Ah capacities that weigh 9 or...
Bio-Circle, a division of Walter Surface Technologies, a leader in surface treatment technologies, announces the launch of three new bio-renewable parts cleaning systems to its portfolio of products: CleanBox Compact S, CleanBox Maxi, and the CleanBox Mega. These new systems bring Bio-Circle’s eco-innovation to larger industrial parts washing processes. The ergonomically designed units range in...
Finmeccanica announces that the fleet of 26 AgustaWestland AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters, in service with customers across four continents, has exceeded 10,000 flight hours. The milestone, achieved less than two years after the first aircraft delivery, marks a major commercial and operational milestone for the most successful helicopter in the all-new super medium category, aimed at...
Helisota, an international provider of integrated maintenance, repair and overhaul services for rotorcraft, extends its MRO capabilities by adding HC120, HC135 and HC140 helicopter types to its EASA Part-145 certificate. Following the successful certification, Helisota is now eligible to provide both base and line maintenance support for private and governmental HC120, HC135, HC145 operators...
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces its affiliate company, McTurbine, Inc. (McTurbine), has received certification from Honeywell International, Inc., for an approved correlated test cell for the Honeywell T53 series engine. “We continue to make enhancements to our business in order to meet customers’ growing needs,” says Chad Nimrick, general manager of Customer...
Eagle Copters Ltd. announces Stephane Arsenault will join the organization as its VP Sales and Marketing, effective April 4, 2016. Arsenault is an experienced sales and commercial financing professional who has spent the past 16 years in commercial banking, focused on financing in the helicopter, aviation, transportation and manufacturing sectors. “We are really enthused to have someone of...
Genesys Aerosystems announces that the company has received an FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) for the retrofit installation of its HeliSAS® stability augmentation system and two-axis autopilot on Robinson R66 turbine helicopters. “The Genesys Aerosystems’ HeliSAS has been a popular option on factory-new R66s since its introduction. Now with the FAA STC in hand, we are able to offer all...
Bell Helicopter, Textron AirLand, Textron Aviation Inc. and Textron Systems, all businesses of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announce their plans for the 19th edition of the International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE 2016) in Santiago, Chile, held March 29 - April 3, 2016. Textron will be displaying in Chalet C2-C6. For more than 35 years, FIDAE has brought together experts from diverse industry sectors...