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March 7, 2008
Air Methods has awarded Standard Aero an exclusive, five-year contract to repair and overhaul its Rolls-Royce Model 250 engines. The contract...
February 8, 2008
U.S. criminal investigators are delving into the records and operations of Van Nevel Helicopters and its affiliates. Investigators from the FBI, the U.S. Justice Dept., and the U.S. Transportation Dept.'s inspector general's office (which, in part, investigates criminal...
January 31, 2008
India's government will now allow foreign investors to own 100 percent of the stock in helicopter operators in that nation. The Indian Cabinet today also...
January 16, 2008
Bell Helicopter has added McTurbine, Inc., to its customer support and service group through the marriage of parents. Bell parent Textron, Inc. last year...
January 16, 2008
A U.K. union is calling for an inquiry into the Defence Ministry's planned sale of helicopter maintenance facilities to a private company. The Portsmouth News reports the union has written to James Arbuthnot, the...
January 1, 2008
Raising Mechanics Regarding your Eye on Maintenance column, I offer this to qualify my opinion ("Bristow Takes on a Big Bias," November 2007, page 58). Helicopters are my passion. I started receiving Rotor & Wing in 1975. I received my bachelor’s degree in aviation maintenance management and my airframe and powerplant mechanic’s license in 1984. I attended a university in southern...
January 1, 2008
SERVICES | MAINTENANCE A new analysis of the market for maintenance, repair, and overhaul of civil helicopters projects that segment of the industry will grow to a value of nearly $7 billion in a decade. The aviation and aerospace management consulting firm AeroStrategy said it conducted a detailed analysis of the civil helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) market. The firm projects that the...
January 1, 2008
"Others Sell Parts, We Sell Support" The Precision Aviation Group (PAG) of companies provides parts and MRO services for Helicopters and Fixed-wing aircraft. PAG was founded in 1993 with Precision Heliparts (PHP) in Atlanta, GA. In 2002, PAG opened Precision Heliparts – Canada (PHP-C) in Vancouver, BC, acquired Precision Avionics & Instruments (PAI) from Dallas Airmotive in 2004, and...
January 1, 2008
Over the last 50 years, Keystone Helicopter has gained a reputation as an industry leader in quality rotorcraft services. Today, the company employs over 500 people at one of the finest and fastest growing facilities in the country. In 2007, Keystone added a new state of the art paint facility to complement its world class completions and MRO services at the Heliplex near Chester County Airport in...
January 1, 2008
Exceptional Quality And Support for Turbine Helicopters Worldwide Paradigm Aerospace Corporation today has evolved into a helicopter and aviation facility that strives, to deliver an exceptional experience for the pilot and owner/operators of light to medium turbine helicopters.’ The goal is to provide an overall product and service that is exceptional in quality and completed right the first time...
November 28, 2007
Three key trade unions are opposing plans by the United Kingdom to sell its military helicopter maintenance work. The work now is done by the Defense Aviation Repair Agency. U.K. officials in July...
November 2, 2007
CHC Helicopter Corp. is using its latest orders for new aircraft as leverage to build the overhaul and maintenance capability of its Heli-One unit. The Vancouver, B.C. operator's worldwide helicopter support division has ordered 12 new S-92s...
November 1, 2007
HELITECH ’07 Having enjoyed a busy and successful, Sloane Helicopters Ltd. is re-branding itself to better reflect its market position in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company is on target to achieve more than 40 new aircraft deliveries this year, including Robinson and AgustaWestland aircraft, to customers based both in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The year’s start saw the successful...
November 1, 2007
AVIATION TODAY Debate on safety concerns about composite materials will be the focus of the next AviationToday Webinar: Aircraft Composites: How New Materials are Forever Changing Aviation. The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15 at 11:00 am EDT. Composites are at the core of technological design, manufacturing...
November 1, 2007
SERVICES/MAINTENANCE The U.S. Army has awarded Boeing’s Integrated Defense Systems unit a $173-million contract to provide "performance-based logistics" for its AH-64D Apache attack helicopters over the next three years. A performance-based logistics contract makes the contractor rather than its customer...
November 1, 2007
U.S. Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy has been awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for "selfless heroism and steadfast courage" while leading a four-man team that came under attack during a mission in Afghanistan June 27-28, 2005. While trying to extract the four-man squad, a Boeing MH-47 Chinook carrying was shot down, killing its crew and eight SEALS and eight U.S. Army Night Stalkers on board...
November 1, 2007
Bell Helicopter and Amarillo College in Amarillo, Texas are teaming up to build the skills of the manufacturer’s workforce at its Amarillo plant, which produces Bell/Boeing V-22s for the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force and H-1s for the Marines. Amarillo also is planned as the production site of VH-71 U.S. presidential transports based on the AgustaWestland...
November 1, 2007
Metro Aviation today holds the grand opening of its new 160,000-sq-ft manufacturing, maintenance, and...
October 9, 2007
Bristow Group sees a lot of fertile ground to be plowed in finding new helicopter mechanics. The supply of mechanics is a constant source of pessimism in the industry, and is often cited as a more critical shortage than that of pilots. But Bristow’s senior vice president of global training...
October 4, 2007
Pratt & Whitney Canada has signed a fleet management program agreement with Sloane Helicopters, Ltd. to maintain PW206C and PW207C...
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