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Two AgustaWestland AW189 super-medium, twin-engine helicopters operated by Bel Air of Denmark exceed 6000 flight hours as of January, setting a new milestone while demonstrating exceptional availability and mission effectiveness performing long-range, offshore, transport missions in the North Sea. The result was possible through the cooperation of the operator and Leonardo’s customer support team. 

Alpine Aerotech announces that it has officially secured Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) STCs for its Tailboom Baggage Protection Kit, specifically designed for Bell 205, 212, and 412 helicopters.

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and Precise Flight, Inc. announce approval of the amended supplemental type certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Pulselite® Bird Strike Prevention System. This approval comes as an amendment to STC SH3319NM, bringing the total number of Airbus rotorcraft models certified for the Pulselite® System to 67. This includes all EC135, H-135, EC145, H145, and AS350 models.

Aircraft Propeller Service, LLC (APS, www.aircraftpropeller.com, Lake Zurich, IL), a commercial propeller maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service, is now repairing helicopter servo actuators. The announcement comes after APS was selected as a licensee for the components’ OEM in a recent competition.

Shaw Aerox® Aviation Oxygen Systems is planning on showcasing the latest in medical aviation oxygen system products and technologies during the 2017 Heli-Expo Convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, TX, March 7-9 , 2017, at Booth #7021.

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Everything else remains the same. Helicopter Maintenance magazine (formerly HeliMx) is the ONLY magazine dedicated to serving the helicopter maintenance community!

EAA encourages everyone to contact their House members and urge them to protest ATC fees at GA events!

Litigation extortion. That is how I like to characterize the crazy litigious society we live in here in the United States.