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HTC makes Metal Main Blades available for Bell 204, 205, UH-1

HTC makes Metal Main Blades available for Bell 204, 205, UH-1

Helicopter Technology Company (HTC) is pleased to announce they are now offering Metal Main Rotor Blades for commercial Bell Helicopters 204B, 205 & 205A-1 along with various UH-1 model restricted category helicopters.  The HTC Part Number 204P2100-101 Main Rotor Blade is a direct replacement the Bell Helicopter – Textron Part Number 204-011-250-113 Main Rotor Blade…. Read more »

Source: Helicopter Technology Company, 25-Oct-16

Canada approves Onboard Systems Non-Rotating Cargo Hooks for Bell 204, 205, 212, 412

Canada approves Onboard Systems Non-Rotating Cargo Hooks for Bell 204, 205, 212, 412

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its non-rotating cargo hook kits for the Bell 204, 205, 212 & 412 aircraft have received certification from Transport Canada. Onboard received FAA certification for these cargo hook kits in December 2015; EASA certification for Europe is still pending…. Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 06-Mar-16

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Bell approves VIH Aerospace Bell-Medium Tailboom Fixture

Bell approves VIH Aerospace Bell-Medium Tailboom Fixture

VIH Aerospace (VIHA – www.vihaerospace.com), a leading provider of global helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services (Heli-Expo Booth # 1209) has received Bell Helicopter approval for use of its Structural Repair Fixture for 3rd party repairs on the Bell Helicopter 205A-1, 212, and 412 tail boom assemblies. ‘Receipt of Bell Helicopter certification of… Read more »

Source: VIH Aerospace, 01-Mar-16

FAA certifies Onboard Systems Non-Rotating hooks for Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412

FAA certifies Onboard Systems Non-Rotating hooks for Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that its non-rotating cargo hook kits for the Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412 aircraft have been STC certified by the FAA. Onboard will also submit these systems to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada and Europe, respectively…. Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 07-Dec-15

14-Sep-15 Agusta-Bell 205 Sinazongwe, Zambia

Helicopter ended on its port side.  5 POB, three with minor injuries and the other two to hospital. Note, accident date was 14th not 15th (as reported elsewhere) – reports did not emerge until 15th as this flight was reportedly a private flight for the Defence Minister and not officially sanctioned.

14-Sep-15

14-Aug-15 N15HX Bell 205A-1 La Verne, US-California

Struck powerlines and made a controlled landing in Angeles National Forest.  Substantially damaged

14-Aug-15

Onboard Systems extends TBOs on medium Bell cargo hooks

Onboard Systems extends TBOs on medium Bell cargo hooks

Onboard Systems International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, today announced that it has extended the time between overhauls (TBO) for its TALON® MC Cargo Hook Kits for the Bell 204, 205, 212, 412 and UH-1 aircraft to six years or 1,500 hours, whichever comes first. Previously, the cargo hook kits… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 11-Aug-15

VIH Aerospace Delivers Rejuvenated Bell 205 to HeliMax Aviation

VIH Aerospace Delivers Rejuvenated Bell 205 to HeliMax Aviation

VIH Aerospace (VIHA – www.vihaerospace.com), a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has delivered its latest custom helicopter paint job on a Bell 205 for its US-based customer Helimax Aviation on June 1st, 2015. Helimax Aviation (www.helimaxaviation.com) specializes in providing a variety of aerial support services including passenger transport; forestry firefighting… Read more »

Source: VIH, 10-Jun-15

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Helimax Aviation Expanding Its McClellan Airport Base

Helimax Aviation Expanding Its McClellan Airport Base

In a major move to streamline its operations, Helimax Aviation is expanding its long-time base of operations at McClellan Airport, in Sacramento, with the opening of a renovated 40,000 square foot hangar, expected to be on line by late June or early July of this year. The company, owned by Chris Turner, a Michigan-based entrepreneur,… Read more »

Source: AHSAFA, 04-Jun-15

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Sunset Aviation Service launches new website

Sunset Aviation Service launches new website

Sunset Aviation Service, Inc. located in Aurora Oregon is proud to announce our new website at www.sunsetaviationservice.com along with a new phone number of 503-776-5053. Our capabilities list has also been expanded to better serve more of the helicopter industry. Sunset Aviation Service was awarded the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) certificate… Read more »

Source: Sunset Aviation Service, 30-Apr-15

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21-Apr-15 HA-5066 Bell 205A1 Ahmad Yani, Indonesia

Photos show UH-1 after very heavy landing, upright but skids partially collapsed. Main blades appear complete and still attached to rotorhead.

21-Apr-15

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06-Apr-15 C-GSIT Bell 205A.1 Key Lake, Canada

After landing, the pilot exited the helicopter with the engine running to attach a longline. The force trim was not set, and the aircraft started to spin and rotated off the helipad with nobody onboard. The aircraft collided with a metal container that was located by the helipad causing substantial damage to the boom, left… Read more »

06-Apr-15

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17-Mar-15 MM80722 Agusta-Bell 205A.1 Casera Razzo, Italy

17-Mar-15 MM80722 Agusta-Bell 205A.1 Casera Razzo, Italy

Heavy landing on snow, damaging the helicopter. two pilots and two technicians on board were not seriously injured.  Army code EI-351

17-Mar-15

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Tempest Aviation Group plans service expansion with Quantum MRO and Logistics Software

Tempest Aviation Group plans service expansion with Quantum MRO and Logistics Software

Component Control announced today that Tempest Aviation Group, Inc., an independent helicopter service provider located in Prince George, British Columbia, is planning to expand its services and enterprise using Quantum Control MRO and Logistics software to manage operations. Tempest Aviation Group offers the full scope of MRO services for Bell 412, 212, 205, 206 and… Read more »

Source: Component Control, 05-Mar-15

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02-Mar-15 C-GLVI Bell 205 Revelstoke, Canada

The Pilot was repositioning 12 passengers from the bottom to the top of the Ghosts Drimie ski run. Upon departure, the Pilot elected to take-off downhill and downwind due to the terrain. The aircraft started to settle as it transited across a field and entered a ‘snowball’ at which time the pilot lost visual reference…. Read more »

02-Mar-15

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All Metal MS completes two year project with Ventura County Sheriff

All Metal MS completes two year project with Ventura County Sheriff

All Metal MS, a global leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of solution driven custom “safety first” aircraft maintenance stands, assembly/production line platforms, hanger equipment, portable field equipment and specialty tooling finalized the completion of a two year project with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Aviation Unit. The plan was to retrofit their hangar facility,… Read more »

Source: All Metal MS, 26-Feb-15

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Transport Canada certifies Aero Design MEGA Basket for Bell 205 and 212

Transport Canada certifies Aero Design MEGA Basket for Bell 205 and 212

Aero Design is ecstatic to announce the Canadian certification of The Aero Design MEGA Basket for the Bell 205 and 212. The cargo basket features a huge 108.8” length, massive 29” width and is available with a low profile lid offering 21” inside height or a high profile lid offering an exceptional 27.1” inside height…. Read more »

Source: Aero Design, 15-Feb-15

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04-Feb-15 C-FTGK Bell 205A-1 Springbank, Canada

2 POB both injured, one seriously.  Heavy vertical landing with skids splayed out.  Main rotor had chopped tail boom but main blades still attached to rotor head CADORS 2015C0395

04-Feb-15

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Airwolf Aerospace receives FAA STC for Bell 204, 205, 212, UH-1 and AH-1 TT Straps

Airwolf Aerospace receives FAA STC for Bell 204, 205, 212, UH-1 and AH-1 TT Straps

Airwolf Aerospace the value leader in life limited aftermarket helicopter components is pleased to announce that it has received FAA STC SR03408CH for its TT straps for Bell 204, 205, 212, UH-1 and AH-1 Helicopters. Airwolf’s AA-204-310-101-101 and AA-204-310-101-103 TT Straps are in stock for immediate shipment. Senior Engineer, John Montana said, “we were able… Read more »

Source: Airwolf Aerospace, 05-Jan-15

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29-Apr-14 C-GREU Bell 205A.1 Vernon, Canada

Tail rotor clipped windsock on take-off for training flight.  Minor damage, landed safety. CADORS 2014P0551

29-Apr-14

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EASA approves Dart Left Hand PIC for Bell 205/212

EASA approves Dart Left Hand PIC for Bell 205/212

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded DART Aerospace a supplemental type certificate (STC) for its Left Hand Pilot in Command. The STC has been approved for Bell 205 and 212 aircraft. The DART Aerospace Left Hand Pilot in Command allows operators to bring the left hand pilot position to the same operational level… Read more »

Source: Dart Aerospace, 21-Apr-14

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EASA approves Onboard Systems Bell 204-412 Cargo Hook Retention System

EASA approves Onboard Systems Bell 204-412 Cargo Hook Retention System

This Cargo Hook Retention System is designed for Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412 operators looking to keep the cargo hook assembly from rotating during certain types of external load missions. This certified upgrade kit provides a restraining arm that is coupled to the cargo hook assembly and supported by a bracket that is attached to… Read more »

Source: Onboard Systems, 23-Feb-14

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26-Nov-13 Bell 205 Saravan, Iran

Photos show helicopter on its side with blades _undamaged_ but tail ripped away and damage to port stabiliser

26-Nov-13

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Canada approves Latitude Flight Data Monitoring on Bell 204, 205, 212, 214, and 412

Canada approves Latitude Flight Data Monitoring on Bell 204, 205, 212, 214, and 412

Latitude Technologies continues to push forward expanding the company’s portfolio of IONode™ Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) system STCs, announcing the addition of a Transport Canada STC for the IONode ION100 advanced data acquisition unit for Bell medium helicopters including the Bell 204, 205, 212, 214, and 412 model types.  This is the first IONode standalone… Read more »

Source: Latitude Technologies, 09-Jul-13

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14-Jun-13 C-GADA Bell 205 Quebec, Canada

Pilot completed an emergency landing after a master caution warning light from input quill / freewheel system illuminated.  The power shaft and freewheeling unit were found ruptured, and debris had been thrown into the engine inlet compressor. No post accident fire. CADORS 2013Q1303

14-Jun-13

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Dart announces skidtube step for medium Bells

Dart announces skidtube step for medium Bells

DART Aerospace is pleased to announce the launch of a skidtube step that provides a flat non-slip surface to stand on, increasing security for hoist operator or spotters for the Bell Medium aircraft.  The step received approval from Transport Canada, FAA, EASA, and Japan. The Skidtube Step installs on the DART Round-I-Beam™ Skidtubes and installs… Read more »

Source: DART Aerospace, 11-Jun-13

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ASU Announces STC for Bell 205A-1 for Aerial Firefighting

ASU Announces STC for Bell 205A-1 for Aerial Firefighting

ASU announced today that they received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Bell 205A-1 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The new STC was completed for the San Diego Sherriff’s Department. This aircraft will be used for aerial firefighting, search and rescue, airborne law enforcement and hoist equipmen. “This is the seventh aircraft modification… Read more »

Source: ASU, 04-Mar-13

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Cadorath announces 178 new Bell extended repairs

Cadorath announces 178 new Bell extended repairs

Cadorath Aerospace announcedit’s development of 178 new Bell Helicopter repairs in 2012. The Cadorath Aerospace design and engineering department continues to develop approved repairs for the Bell Helicopter line numbering close to a total of 900 repairs now available. Cadorath Aerospace completed a long list of new extended repairs throughout 2012 on the Bell Helicopter… Read more »

Source: Cadorath Aerospace, 20-Feb-13

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EASA Approves FastFin for Bell 205s

EASA Approves FastFin for Bell 205s

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for installation and flight on Bell 205 helicopters. BLR Aerospace recently received EASA approval for FastFin on Bell 212 helicopters and certification efforts are underway for the Bell 412. Following up on the successful FastFin certification for Bell 212s,… Read more »

15-Jan-13

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20-Dec-12 HB-RXC Bell UH-1H Rüthi, Switzerland

Pilot decided for an emergency landing.  Heavy landing, bounced up into the air and back down on its side. Main rotor mast incl. gear box were separated from fuselage and found 10m from wreckage.  All 4 POB safe, left wreckage by themselves and to hospital.  One minor hand injury.

20-Dec-12

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22-Sep-12 N689H Bell 205A-1 La Grande, US-Oregon

Struck rotor blades on landing

22-Sep-12

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Brazil certifies BLR Aerospace’s FastFin on B204, 205 and 212

Brazil certifies BLR Aerospace’s FastFin on B204, 205 and 212

 The Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) has certified the FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for installation and flight on Bell 204, 205 and 212 helicopters. ANAC certification for BLR’s Bell 412 FastFin system is forthcoming. Brazilian operators of these Bell medium helicopters may now join their worldwide counterparts in realizing significant performance… Read more »

Source: BLR Aerospace, 15-Aug-12

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EASA approves BLR FastFin for Bell 205

EASA approves BLR FastFin for Bell 205

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System for installation and flight on Bell 205 helicopters. BLR Aerospace recently received EASA approval for FastFin on Bell 212 helicopters and certification efforts are underway for the Bell 412. Following up on the successful FastFin certification for Bell 212s,… Read more »

Source: BLR Aerospace, 19-Jun-12

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Cadorath Aerospace develops 15 new Bell repairs April 2012

Cadorath Aerospace develops 15 new Bell repairs April 2012

Cadorath Aerospace announces it’s development of 15 new Bell Helicopter repairs in April 2012. The Cadorath design and engineering department continues to develop approved repairs for the Bell Helicopter line nearing close to a total of 800 repairs now available. Cadorath Aerospace recently engineered repairs on the Bell Helicopter’s 204B, 205A-1, and 212 rework lines… Read more »

Source: Cadorath Aerospace, 06-May-12

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13-Apr-12 N17HX Bell 205A-1 Hot Springs, US-Virginia

Minor damage during external load operations

13-Apr-12

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Dart announces TC/FAA/EASA approval of run-on wearplates for Bell 205/212/214/412/UH-1H

Dart announces TC/FAA/EASA approval of run-on wearplates for Bell 205/212/214/412/UH-1H

DART Helicopter Services (DHS) is pleased to announce Transport Canada, FAA and EASA approval of DART Aerospace Ltd.’s (DAS) Run-on Landing Wearplates for Bell 205/210/212/214/412 and UH-1H series of aircraft. DAS Run-on Landing Wearplates feature an easy thru-bolt installation which makes installation or replacement quick and easy, eliminates clamps over the skidtube and prevents the… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 20-Mar-12

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FAA approves Vector’s Bell 205/212 “Glass Cockpit” installation

FAA approves Vector’s Bell 205/212 “Glass Cockpit” installation

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (Vector) www.vectoraerospace.com, (Heli-Expo Booth # 7139) a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation and one of the world’s leading providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has been granted a Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) # SR03043NY for an Integrated Cockpit Display System (ICDS, or “glass cockpit… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 12-Feb-12

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FAA proposes AD for main rotor yoke on Bell 204/205/212

FAA proposes AD for main rotor yoke on Bell 204/205/212

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 39 [Docket No. FAA-2011-1188; Directorate Identifier 2008-SW-46-AD] RIN 2120-AA64 Airworthiness Directives; Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. (Bell) Model 204B, 205A, 205A-1, 205B, and 212 Helicopters Preamble Information AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). ———————————————————————– SUMMARY: This document proposes superseding four existing airworthiness… Read more »

Source: FAA, 04-Nov-11

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FAA AD 2011-23-02 – Bell 205/210/212

Certain main rotor blade assemblies

Source: FAA, 04-Nov-11

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FAA AD 2010-26-52 – Bell 204/205/210/212/412

Tail rotor blades

Source: FAA, 31-Oct-11

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04-Sep-11 N205WW Bell 205 Tehachapi, US-California

commercial pilot sustained minor injuries; the helicopter sustained substantial damage to the tail boom from impact forces

04-Sep-11

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Dart announces Brazilian approval of Heli-Rappel Kit on medium Bells

Dart announces Brazilian approval of Heli-Rappel Kit on medium Bells

DART is pleased to announce they have received Brazilian approval for their Heli-Rappelâ„¢ Kit for the Medium Bell aircraft models. Transport Canada and FAA approvals have been previously received. Installed in the roof structure of the cabin, the Heli‑Rappelâ„¢ provides a secure and safe system for deploying personnel into the field from a hover position… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 04-Aug-11

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Dart announces TC/FAA/EASA approval of their Vertical Reference Door Kit

Dart announces TC/FAA/EASA approval of their Vertical Reference Door Kit

DART is pleased to announce that they have received Transport Canada, FAA and EASA certification for their Vertical Reference Door Kit for Bell 204/205/210/212//214/412 model of aircraft. DART’s Vertical Reference Door improves visibility and allows the pilot to maneuver with precision when conducting any sort of vertical reference work.  In addition to offering a complete… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 03-Aug-11

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ASU receive STC for firefighting Bell 205

ASU receive STC for firefighting Bell 205

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced today that they received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Bell 205A-1 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The new STC was completed for the San Diego Sherriff’s Department. This aircraft will be used for aerial firefighting, search and rescue, airborne law enforcement and hoist equipment. “This is the… Read more »

Source: Aviation Specialties Unlimited, 13-Jun-11

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FAA approves Dart LED Pulse Lights for Bell 204/205/210/212/214/412

FAA approves Dart LED Pulse Lights for Bell 204/205/210/212/214/412

DART is pleased to announce that they have received FAA certification for their Cargo Mirror mounted LED Pulse Lights for Bell 204/205/210/212/214/412 model of aircraft. Transport Canada and EASA approvals have been previously received. DART LED Pulse Lights install easily on any DART Dual Cargo Mirror and provide excellent forward conspicuity for all Medium Bell… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 26-Apr-11

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Osterman Helicopter win Japan reconstruction contract from Ericsson

Osterman Helicopter win Japan reconstruction contract from Ericsson

The large telecom company Ericsson has hired Osterman Helicopter to support the reconstruction of the damaged communication system in Japan. Osterman’s Bell 205 was loaded onto an Antonoav AN-124 freighter at Arlanda Airport in Stockholm yesterday and has now arrived in Tokyo. Tens of thousands were killed as large parts of their society were swept… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 31-Mar-11

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24-Mar-11 CC-CID Bell 205A-1 San Clemente, Chile

Pilot lost control over a forest fire.  Helicopter crashed killing pilot Hector Metuaze de la Fuente, Passenger seriously injured.  Post crash fire and burnt out

24-Mar-11

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Dart wins TC and EASA approval for LED pulse lights for Bell 412/etc

Dart wins TC and EASA approval for LED pulse lights for Bell 412/etc

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Transport Canada and EASA approvals for their Cargo Mirror mounted LED Pulse Lights Bell 204/205/210/212/214/412 model of aircraft. FAA approval is still pending. DART LED Pulse Lights install easily on any DART Dual Cargo Mirror and provide excellent forward… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 09-Feb-11

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Vector Aerospace receives TC approval for B205 series glass cockpit

Vector Aerospace receives TC approval for B205 series glass cockpit

Langley, BC – Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (Vector – www.vectoraerospace.com), a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation; one of the world’s leading independent providers of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has recently been granted a Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for an Integrated Cockpit Display System (ICDS, or “glass cockpit installation”) for… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 02-Dec-10

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Dart announces TC approval for Bell 205/212/412 cable cutters

Dart announces TC approval for Bell 205/212/412 cable cutters

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received Transport Canada approval of their Cable Cutters Kits for the Bell model 204B, 205A, 205A-1, 205B, 212, 214B, 214B-1, 412  and 412EP helicopters.  FAA and EASA approvals have been previously received. Apical’s Cable Cutters Kits provide a means of protecting… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 30-Aug-10

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19-Aug-10 N223HT Bell 205A.1 Wasco County, US-Oregon

19-Aug-10

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Alpine Aerotech announces TC STC for Bell 205 Cube Utility Basket

Alpine Aerotech announces TC STC for Bell 205 Cube Utility Basket

Alpine Aerotech is pleased to announce the receipt of Transport Canada STC approval  for theirHi-Cube Utility Basket for all versions of the Bell 205 helicopter model.  The STC covered Bell 212 modelsissued in November of 2008 followed by FAA approval in September of 2009.  FAA approval is pending for the B205 models. The rugged construction… Read more »

Source: Alpine Aerotech, 09-Aug-10

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Dart announces EASA approval of Apical’s cable cutters for Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412

Dart announces EASA approval of Apical’s cable cutters for Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received EASA approval of their Cable Cutters Kits for the Bell model 204B, 205A-1, 212, 214B, 214B-1, 412  and 412EP helicopters.  FAA approval has been previously received and Transport Canada approval is pending. Apical’s Cable Cutters Kits provide a means of… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 30-Jul-10

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06-Jul-10 D-HAFL Bell B205 Paranho Besteiros, Portugal

Main blades hit tree during firefighting ops

06-Jul-10

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Dart GPS Receiver Gimbal Mount now compatible with Garmin GPSMAP on Medium Bell aircraft

Dart GPS Receiver Gimbal Mount now compatible with Garmin GPSMAP on Medium Bell aircraft

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Transport Canada, FAA and EASA approval for the redesign of their Top Mounted GPS Gimbal Mount for Garmin GPSMAP 296/396/496 for installation on Bell 204/205/212/214/412 aircraft models. DART Aerospace has undertaken to update the design of their centre post… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 18-Jun-10

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FAA certifies increased hover performance for Bell UH-1 FastFin

FAA certifies increased hover performance for Bell UH-1 FastFin

Everett, Wash., May 27, 2010 — The Federal Aviation Administration has certified increased hover performance for UH-1H helicopters equipped with the FastFinâ„¢ Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System and Lycoming T53-13B engines. FAA certified data shows that operators who install FastFin on their UH-1 helicopters (with Lycoming T53-13B engines) may increase their useful load by… Read more »

Source: BLR Aerospace, 27-May-10

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EASA Approves Dart’s Engine Mount Kit for B204, B205

EASA Approves Dart’s Engine Mount Kit for B204, B205

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received EASA approval of their Adjustable Engine Mount Kit for the 204B and 205A-1 series of helicopters.  Transport Canada and FAA approvals have been previously received. The purpose of the Adjustable Engine Mount Kits is to make engine alignment and… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 26-May-10

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Dart Announces certification of Lightweight Heli-UtilityBasketâ„¢ for the Bell 205/210/212/214

Dart Announces certification of Lightweight Heli-UtilityBasketâ„¢ for the Bell 205/210/212/214

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Transport Canada, FAA and EASA approvals for their Lightweight Heli-Utility-Basketâ„¢ for the Bell 205/210/212/214 models of helicopters. DART’s new lightweight basket provides the same load capacity as the standard and low profile baskets but with a 30% reduction in… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 18-May-10

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Dart Announces FAA Approval of Apical’s Cable Cutters for Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412

Dart Announces FAA Approval of Apical’s Cable Cutters for Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received FAA approval of their Cable Cutters Kits for the Bell models 204B, 205A, 205A-1, 205B, 212, 214B, 214B-1, 412 and 412EP  . Apical’s Cable Cutters Kits provide a means of protecting the helicopter during a wire strike by providing the… Read more »

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 11-May-10

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Trinity Helicopters Wins Mackenzie River Shuttle Contract

Trinity Helicopters Wins Mackenzie River Shuttle Contract

YELLOWKNIFE, April. 26, 2010—They’ve only just begun operations, but Trinity Helicopters is already making a name for itself. RTL Robinson Enterprises Ltd. awarded Trinity the highly competitive contract to shuttle essential goods across the Mackenzie River during break‐up. “We see this as a huge vote of confidence in our company,” says Rob Carroll, President and… Read more »

Source: Trinity Helicopters, 27-Apr-10

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SkyTrac Systems Obtains STC for Eurocopter EC145 and Bell 204/205/210/214

SkyTrac Systems Obtains STC for Eurocopter EC145 and Bell 204/205/210/214

SkyTrac Systems is pleased to announce that it has obtained a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the installation of its automated flight following and satellite communications equipment on the following airframe types: Eurocopter EC 145, Bell 204/205, Bell 210 and Bell 214.

Source: SkyTrac Systems, 30-Oct-09

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Dart Announces Brazilian Approval of Interior Protector Kits for Medium Bell Aircraft

DART Helicopter Services’ affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Brazilian approval of their Aft Wall & Pylon Protector Kit, their Baggage Compartment Kit and their Cabin Floor Protector Kit for Medium Bell 205/212/412 model aircraft. FAA, Transport Canada and EASA approvals have been previously received.

Source: http://www.verticalmag.com/control/news/templates/?a=11868, 25-Sep-09

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DART Helicopter Services Announces TC Approval of Safety Enhancement Kits for Medium Bell Models

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Transport Canada approval for their Safety Enhancement Kits for the Medium Bell aircraft model types.

Source: Vertical, 22-Sep-09

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BLR Aerospace STC Expands Performance Options for Bell 204/205 Operators

BLR Aerospace STC Expands Performance Options for Bell 204/205 Operators

BLR Aerospace has good news for owners and operators of Bell 204, 205A, 205A1, and 205B helicopters — especially those whose aircraft are already equipped with Dual Tailboom Strakes. The FastFinâ„¢ segment of the FastFin tail rotor enhancement and stability system has received Supplemental Type Certification from the Federal Aviation Administration for installation on these… Read more »

Source: RotorNews, 15-Sep-09

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10-Aug-09 Agusta-Bell AB205 nr Kerman, Iran (3F)

10-Aug-09 Bell B205 nr Kerman, Iran

10-Aug-09

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DART Helicopter Services Announces EASA Approval of Cargo Mirror for Bell 204/205/212/412

Source: RotorNews, 18-Jun-09

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DART Helicopter Services Announces FAA & EASA Approval of DART’s Replacement Engine Mount Kit for Bell 205, 210

Source: Dart, 05-Jun-09

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DART Helicopter Services Announces EASA Approval of DART’s Comfort Seat for the Bell 205/212/214

Source: Dart, 07-May-09

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Iranian Red Crescent Shabaviz 2-75, a modified Bell 205

Source: Airliners.net, 07-May-09

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DART Helicopter Services Announces FAA Approval of Bell 205/212/412 Aft Facing Seats

Source: Dart, 21-Apr-09

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Guardian Mobility recieves STC for its Skytrax 3X tracking system for the Bell 205, 212 and 214

Source: Rotorhub, 15-Apr-09

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DART announces Transport Canada approval of Full Vertical Reference Door Modification Kit

Source: Dart, 31-Mar-09

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DART Helicopter Services announces Transport Canada Approval of DART’s Replacement Engine Mount Kit for the Bell 205

Source: RotorNews, 10-Mar-09

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DART Helicopter Services announces TC approval of DART’s Comfort Seat for the Bell 205/212/214

Source: Dart Helicopter Services, 08-Jan-09

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