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The RCAF has a timeline planned out for the overhaul of their Griffon helicopters, ensuring they can stay in service into the 2030s. The overhaul includes replacement of cockpit instruments, integration of new avionics, as well as modification to the flight simulators, reports Ottawa Citizen.
Larry Alexandre has been appointed president of Heli-One, replacing Neil Calvert, who has announced his retirement after a 30-year career. Heli-One is the world’s leading independent third-party helicopter MRO organization. Mr. Alexandre joins Heli-One with an extensive history in aerospace manufacturing and helicopter maintenance. Most recently, Mr. Alexandre was the CEO of Sagem Avionics, a… Read more »
The Afghan air force transported a Mi-17 helicopter to Afghanistan Rotary Logistics at the Kabul International Airport, Jan. 16, as part of the implementation of the AAFâ€™s first local maintenance overhaul. Due to an inability to extensively refurbish aircraft within the confines of Afghanistan, the AAF has until now been forced to ship aircraft to… Read more »
Uralhelicom has become the first organisation in Russia and CIS to win approval to carry out major overhauls on R44s.Â The company has recently received agreement from both Robinson Helicopter co and the Russia Authorities.Â They have also accepted an R44 Raven I with 2200 aiframe hours as the first airframe to go through the… Read more »
Paraguay has a total of four AS350s built by the Helibras factory in Brazil. One of these has been lost in an accident.
Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America (Vector -www.vectoraerospace.com) is pleased to announce it has been awarded Turbomeca Engine Corporation (Turbomeca) approval for full repair and overhaul on the Arriel 2 engine. Under the terms of the licensing agreement, Vector can now provide operators in North America (including Mexico) comprehensive Arriel 2 engine repair and overhaul support,… Read more »
Vector Aerospace, 23-Sep-10