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January 5, 2011
Lockheed Martin has received $249 million in contracts to maintain and upgrade a fleet of H-60s from its facility in Owego, N.Y. According to...
January 3, 2011
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) division Sikorsky Helitech has inked a $7.5-million agreement with...
December 29, 2010
Georgetown, Texas-based Enflite has obtained AS9100B certification. The division of...
December 29, 2010
Two Dallas Police Department Bell 206B3s have returned to service following installation of an upgrade...
December 1, 2010
Left to right, United Helicopter Services’ executives Moacyr Cavichiolo Filho, Helibarra’s head of maintenance, José Carlos Coelho, Heliportugal’s CEO, Christophe Rosset, SAF Hélicoptères’ chairman, Raimundo Nonato M. Filho, Helibarra’s Director president and Pedro Silveira, UHS’ president. Thierry Dubois Photo United Helicopter Services (UHS) group...
December 1, 2010
Shirley Harvey is the new sales and marketing manager for Uniflight. The hiring is...
November 24, 2010
Grand Prairie, Texas-based Uniflight has completed a comprehensive overhaul of five Honduran Air Force Bell 412s. Work...
November 11, 2010
Christopher Forrest, group operations director for PremiAir, is the recipient of the British Helicopter...
November 3, 2010
Fort Worth, Texas-based Rotorcraft Services Group (RSG) has hired Arturo Saldana...
November 1, 2010
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is requiring initial and recurring inspections of the tail rotor vertical stabilizer aft spar assembly on the Sikorsky S-76A, B and C models. The airworthiness directive—which took effect on October 18—calls...
November 1, 2010
Construction has started on Precision Aviation Group’s 65,000-square-foot expansion of its headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. The company notes that continued...
November 1, 2010
Helicopter vibration adversely affects rotor blade structural integrity, component life, firewalls, instrumentation, structural members, and operator comfort and control. Despite large reductions in vibration due to improved helicopter design, the current overall levels (approximately 0.05 to 0.1g) remain significantly higher than that of jet-engine aircraft, which are below 0.01g. Minimizing these...
November 1, 2010
One of the true pleasures of walking the floor at this year’s HAI Heli-Expo in Houston was ogling the helicopters on display. Sitting there with their spotless paint sparkling under the show lights, each one was more beautiful than the last. It makes one wonder just how those same helicopters will look a year from now—after a couple hundred hours of plying whatever trades their owners use them...
October 29, 2010
Boeing’s industry/government team that supports the AH-64D Apache performance-based logistics (PBL) program has...
October 7, 2010
Grand Prairie, Texas-based Uniflight has hired Debbie Ginn-Frost as director of customer relationship management. A former spares...
October 6, 2010
Mesa, Ariz.-based MD Helicopters has hired Gregory Gauer as vice president of supply chain. He was formerly interim...
October 1, 2010
From advanced all-digital cockpits, to more powerful engines, to the use of advanced composite materials, no matter how you look at them, today’s helicopters are marvels of technological advancement. As good as those advancements are, each one places an increasing degree of pressure on those charged with inspecting, troubleshooting and maintaining these amazing machines. Animation or instructional...
October 1, 2010
Describing FAA’s move to revoke its Part 145 repair station certificate as unexpected, Phoenix Heliparts has filed a formal appeal with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to overturn the action. FAA stripped the certificate on Sept. 9, alleging that the Mesa, Ariz.-based company carried out “improper repairs” with incorrect parts and for “falsifying maintenance...
October 1, 2010
Pratt & Whitney Canada has approved two Machida borescope and videoscope inspection kits. PWC34910-106...
September 28, 2010
Greenwich AeroGroup subsidiary Summit Aviation has achieved AS9100 aerospace quality standard system certification...
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