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May 23, 2012
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and U.S. FAA have published emergency airworthiness directives (ADs) requiring operators of the Eurocopter EC135 to inspect the main rotor hub (MRH) after a crack was discovered during a...
May 9, 2012
May 4 marked the grand opening of Keystone Turbine Services (KTS), an FAA-certified Part 145 turboshaft and turboprop engine maintenance and overhaul facility located in Coatesville, Pa. Parent company partners M International and SF Alpha Defense Manufacturing, both of McLean, Va., created KTS by purchasing the engine shop assets of nearby Keystone Helicopter Services, a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft...
May 8, 2012
Oboronprom subsidiary Russian Helicopters and Kazakhstan Engineering have widened their partnership with a service and repair agreement. The...
May 2, 2012
Eurocopter España has acquired an 80 percent stake in Sabadell Helicopters Service Center (SHSC), expanding its aircraft maintenance and...
May 1, 2012
The U.S. Army has signed Bell Helicopter to provide logistical support for 30 Bell 407s with the Iraqi Army. The more than $15-million contract covers training Iraqi Army Aviation pilots to operate and...
April 27, 2012
American Eurocopter has designated Las Vegas, Nev.-based All Metal MS to develop custom maintenance stands for...
April 18, 2012
Broussard, La.-based Rotorcraft Leasing Company has named Curtis Hudson director of...
April 13, 2012
Milwaukee, Wis.-based Derco Repair Services has added an intermittent fault detection and isolation system (IFDIS) to its facility. The...
April 13, 2012
Cadorath Aerospace has developed 12 new repairs for Bell 206 variants. The offerings include a 206...
April 6, 2012
The U.S. Army's fleet of more than 180 Bell TH-67 trainers are now equipped with Donaldson Aerospace & Defense’s...
April 5, 2012
Honeywell has finished modifications to the U.S. Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) fleet of Boeing MH-47G...
April 4, 2012
The U.S. Army Aviation Association of America honored its National Award recipients for 2011 during Monday’s opening ceremonies of the annual Professional Forum & Exposition (Quad-A) in Nashville. The awards recognize outstanding achievements of aviation units, individual soldiers and civilians. This year six soldiers, five units and two civilians received awards. The Boeing Outstanding Aviation...
April 1, 2012
Chile is home to an expanding AgustaWestland GrandNew fleet, with two recent purchases from corporate operators. AgustaWestland AgustaWestland has expanded its presence in Chile with Santiago-based Naviera...
March 29, 2012
Qatar-based Gulf Helicopters has received EASA Part 147 maintenance training approval (MTO) for its academy. With the new...
March 28, 2012
Safran Group subsidiary Turbomeca plans to establish a series of online services to help operators streamline maintenance, trend monitoring and other engine support tasks. Known as Bank of Online Service and Technologies (Boost), the service—part of a major Safran effort—is being developed in partnership with IBM. Bruno Even, executive VP of operations for Turbomeca, introduces Boost at...
March 23, 2012
Textron subsidiaries Bell Helicopter and Cessna Aircraft have obtained EASA certification for the joint service facility in...
March 20, 2012
Pratt & Whitney Canada has agreed to provide engine maintenance support for DanCopter, a...
March 19, 2012
A report from UK-based Visiongain places the 2012 value of the worldwide military helicopter modernization, upgrade an retrofit market at $3.98...
March 9, 2012
NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support in Philadephia has awarded Bell Helicopter with and $11.06-million...
March 1, 2012
A technician inspects a blade mounted on CTI’s new whirl tower. The system uses computers and lasers to compare test blades to a perfect “master” at operational rotation speeds. Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary Composite Technology Inc. (CTI) invited local officials to its Dallas-Fort Worth rotor blade repair facility on February 14 for the opening of its new whirl tower. The $15-million...
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