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February 1, 2011
In an effort to make things simple for customers, Bell Helicopter Textron has brought six former subsidiaries under its corporate umbrella. Edwards & Associates, Rotor Blades, Acadian Composites, Bell Aerospace Services and U.S. Helicopter are now part of Bell, while a sixth subsidiary—Aeronautical Associates—will continue to offer parts and accessories using its brand while being...
January 14, 2011
Precision Aviation Group (PAG) has reached an agreement to acquire Avcenter, a repair station in Dallas that focuses on wheels, brakes and accessories. PAG plans to use...
January 5, 2011
Bell Helicopter Textron has finalized the consolidation of six support and service divisions under its corporate brand. Five former subsidiaries now fall under the Bell Helicopter...
December 29, 2010
Two Dallas Police Department Bell 206B3s have returned to service following installation of an upgrade...
December 8, 2010
Mirabel Heli Support has inked a deal with StandardAero to become an...
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 3, 2010
Fort Worth, Texas-based Rotorcraft Services Group (RSG) has hired Arturo Saldana...
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...
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