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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...
October 7, 2010
Grand Prairie, Texas-based Uniflight has hired Debbie Ginn-Frost as director of customer relationship management. A former spares...
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
Decatur, Texas-based United Rotorcraft Solutions has opened a new facility and secured a Dallas Police Department contract. The 40,000-square-foot complex includes...
September 27, 2010
Vector Aerospace is making final preparations to host this week’s 2010 International Sea King Maintenance Forum...
September 20, 2010
Describing the FAA’s move to revoke its Part 145 repair station certificate as a “complete surprise,” Phoenix Heliparts filed a formal appeal with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) last week to overturn the action. FAA stripped the certificate on Sept...
September 17, 2010
Describing FAA’s move to revoke its Part 145 repair station certificate as a “complete surprise”, 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...
September 1, 2010
A while back I was talking with an A&P mechanic about human factors, working environments and the pressure they often feel in pushing their personal limits. He said to me, “I can’t wait for the day that I report an error to my manager and am rewarded with a bonus or a trip to Hawaii because I have potentially saved lives.” It took me a while to digest what he had said, but he was way...
August 30, 2010
Derco Aerospace has agreed to become a distributor of intermittent fault detection (IFD) systems...
August 25, 2010
United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) moved to their new, larger facility August 7, 2010. The new facility, located within a mile of the current hangar...
August 19, 2010
FAA has proposed $580,000 in fines against Hillsboro Aviation for a series of three alleged maintenance violations involving helicopter operations. According to the agency, an improperly...
August 11, 2010
Portland, Ore.-based Erickson Air-Crane has hired David Ford as vice president of aircraft...
August 1, 2010
Brisbane, Australia-based Sikorsky Helitech, a division of Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS), has inked a distribution agreement with the Timken...
August 1, 2010
Bell Helicopter has announced its intent to install BLR Aerospace’s FastFin tail rotor enhancement and stability system as standard equipment on new Bell 412s. This OEM “endorsement,” coupled with the Federal Aviation Administration’s recent certification of its Bell 412 FastFin system, has officials at BLR Aerospace busy. “We are proud to be part of the Bell Helicopter team...
June 1, 2010
In partnership with Aeronautical Accessories of Piney Flats, Tenn., Bell Helicopter has made a hot-and-high...
June 1, 2010
As part of a recent night vision imaging system (NVIS) upgrade on a Bell 407, Aero Dynamix installed a new Garmin 530W helicopter terrain awareness and...
June 1, 2010
Rolls-Royce has given its 2009 Model 250 Award to Winnipeg, Canada-based Cadorath Aerospace. The...
June 1, 2010
El Dorado Hills, Calif.-based FDC/aerofilter has secured an FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) for its engine inlet...
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