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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 09:54
Dakota Air Parts Intl., Inc., a specialist in the buying, selling and support of a variety of rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircraft, turbine engines and parts, announces it is displaying a new-to-market composite tail rotor blade for the Bell 206A and 206B helicopters during Heli-Expo 2018​, Feb. 27-March 1 in Las Vegas, NV. Dakota Air Parts is exhibiting at Booth #N3025.

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At Helicopter Maintenance magazine, we remain optimistic about the future of the helicopter industry. So much so that we are ending the year with our first ever attendance at a European helicopter trade show!

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Varley USA, an engineering and manufacturing company that specializes in aerospace and defense programs, announces the initial delivery of the new H-60 Bridge Tool Kits to the U.S. Army, Army National Guard and U.S. Coast Guard. The H-60 Bridge Tool Kit contains specially designed tools for the removal and installation of “5-Pack” (gearbox, two engine input and two accessory drive modules)...
San Bernandino County Sheriff’s Department in California has strengthened its public safety capabilities with the acquisition of two, new Airbus Helicopter H125 AStars, the best-selling law enforcement helicopter in the country. Airbus Helicopters, Inc., is exhibiting one of San Bernandino’s H125s at the 2017 Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Annual Conference and Expo this week in Reno...
Leonardo announces that the AW119Kx helicopter has been selected by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection Police for operations in support of water supply protection. Delivery of the aircraft is expected in 2018. As the largest single-source water supply in the United States, the New York City water supply system is protected by ground and air to prevent terrorism, pollution...

Allan Noble Joins StandardAero

Allan Noble joins StandardAero. Noble will serve as the company’s M250 and RR300 helicopter engine MRO sales manager for Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Noble is an industry veteran with over 30 years of helicopter industry MRO experience, the last 21 years at H+S Aviation Limited. Noble brings vast knowledge of the M250 product line supported by years of military engineering experience. In...
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces the Bell 525 Relentless program has resumed flight test activity after receiving experimental certificate renewal from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). “Today we have resumed a key element of the Bell 525 program,” says Mitch Snyder, president and CEO. “Bell Helicopter has worked with the National Transportation Safety Board...
Shadin Avionics announces the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the Shadin Avionics supplemental type certificates (STC) for the Robinson R66 fuel flow management system. The certification covers the installation of a RemoteFlo Fuel Flow System on the Robinson R66 helicopter and Rolls-Royce RR300 engine. The RemoteFlo offers R66 pilots access to real-time fuel flow management...
StandardAero Aviation Holdings, Inc. (“StandardAero”) and Airbus SE (“Airbus”) announce they have entered into exclusive negotiations with respect to an acquisition by StandardAero of Vector Aerospace Holding SAS (“Vector”) from Airbus. Vector is a global aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul company, providing responsive, quality support for turbine engines, components, and fixed- and...
RAMM Aerospace announces the receipt of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for its R44 Replacement Seat Kit. With this FAA STC on hand, RAMM Aerospace now offers the most beneficial R44 Replacement Interior Kit on the market. The RAMM Aerospace R44 Replacement Interior Kit includes precut Carpet or Utility Flooring Kit, Leather Controls Boot Kit, a Wipe-Clean Bulkhead/Headliner...
Ontic, a BBA Aviation company and provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products, announces that the company has significantly increased its manufacturing capabilities and MRO services for the rotorcraft market. Over the last four years, Ontic has signed several licenses with aerospace’s top OEMs that has expanded the breadth of products and MRO services available to rotorcraft...
Following the Senate markup of the FAA reauthorization bill, Helicopter Association International (HAI) applauds the Senate Commerce Committee on pursuing a commonsense approach to FAA funding. “We commend Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-FL) for reaching out to members of the general aviation community during the drafting process so that the committee could better...