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.

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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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HELIFAB receives EASA approval for its S76 auxiliary fuel tank, which was already FAA and ANAC approved. The auxiliary fuel tank installs in the baggage compartment and provides 62 gallons of additional fuel. The design allows the kit to be installed in combination with an Air Comm air conditioning system and still leaves 13 cubic feet of baggage space. If additional storage space is required,...
Tradewind International, LLC, of Janesville, WI, a world-wide supplier of aircraft parts and accessories, is now an official dealer for Chopper Spotter©, considered by many helicopter operators to be the best machine for safely moving light and medium helicopters on the ground. In production since 1989, the Chopper Spotter has become the industry standard for being the safest in powered...
Robinson Helicopter Company announces an optional 43-gallon auxiliary fuel tank for its R66 Turbine helicopter, extending the helicopter’s range by as much as 200 nautical miles (230 statute miles). The fuel tank mounts on a fiberglass tray that installs in the forward section of the baggage compartment. The tank occupies two-thirds of the compartment, leaving space for up to 100 pounds of cargo...
Industry stakeholders are invited to see the world of Airbus Helicopters’ from a new perspective at the Heli-Expo trade show from March 1-3 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. Airbus Helicopters will be highlighting its wide range of products and services with a lineup of five aircraft, including the H125 in law enforcement configuration; the H130 in utility configuration; the...
The Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system is to be featured at HAI HELI-EXPO 2016 in Louisville, KY, where visitors can “fly” the rotary wing solution (Booth #9544). Featuring advanced graphical interfaces, intuitive icons and easily configurable multi-function display windows, Pro Line Fusion makes it easy for pilots to keep their eyes forward, with the right information in...
Spectrum Aeromed announces that the company is celebrating its 25th year in business and will showcase new medical equipment designed for the Bell 429 Helicopter at the Helicopter Association International HELI EXPO convention in Louisville, KY from March 1-3, in booth 4745. “We started this year celebrating with our employees the accomplishments that have been made during the last 25 years,”...
DART’s new Approved Maintenance Center network will make its official debut at Heli-Expo 2016. DART will showcase its success stories on landing gear, emergency flotation equipment and repair & overhaul services, reinforcing DART’s dedication to innovation, technology and efficiency. DART’s increased focus on the AW139 helicopter will reveal new cutting-edge products such as the Heavy Duty...
Each month, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) receives more than 100 reports from pilots and others who spot what appears to be an unmanned aircraft (UAS) flying close to an airport or a manned airplane. It’s become a serious safety concern for the agency and a potential security issue for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In addition to the FAA’s ongoing outreach and education...
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces the first Bell 505 letter of intent (LOI) in the Philippines to PhilJets Group. The aircraft will be outfitted for corporate and VIP transport for flights throughout the region. This signing is testament to the growing demand of the aircraft and brings the current LOI count to more than 350 worldwide. Founder and CEO of PhilJets Group...
Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a global provider of aviation services, partners with Sterlite Grid to install nearly 160 power transmission towers in the challenging terrain of the Pir Panjal mountain range in northern India using Erickson’s S64 Aircrane. The initiative will be the first time transmission lines are constructed utilizing a precision heavy lift helicopter in India. Sterlite...

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