Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) announced multiple validations for the VIP MAGnificent interior in the Bell 505. The VIP interior for the Bell 505, branded as the MAGnificent, received its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) validation with EASA, FAA and ANAC authorities this past week. The STC is an optional upgrade to the existing Bell 505… Read more »
Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has certified Appareo’s Vision 1000 in the Enstrom 480B turbine helicopter. FAA certification for the Vision 1000 was granted in June followed by EASA and the Brazilian ANAC. Approval is in process with the Chinese CAAC and the CAA of Argentina. The Vision 1000 is Appareo’s FAA-certified cockpit recording device that captures attitude data,… Read more »
BLR Aerospace today announced that its FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System has been certified by Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) for installation on Airbus H125 helicopters. The H125 FastFin system was certified in late 2016 by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and recently received approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency… Read more »
The AgustaWestland AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopter has achieved basic certification by the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) of Brazil with deliveries to soon begin. Of the more than 150 agreements signed for the AW169 to date, including firm orders, framework contracts, and options, over 20 of them are from operators in Brazil, with… Read more »
BLR Aerospace is working with Airbus Helicopters to certify the FastFin® Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System on an H125 helicopter, the company announced today. Proof of concept flight tests were successfully completed in 2015. BLR is nearing the end of its certification flight test program and is on track for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)… Read more »
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today it has received approval from Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC), the national civil aviation authority of Brazil, for three of its products applicable on Bell 407 platforms to be distributed through its Aeronautical AccessoriesTM brand. Specifically designed for the Bell 407GXP, the Expanded… Read more »
The International Helicopter Safety Team (www.IHST.org) today welcomes the development of an enhanced safety partnership in Brazil with the creation of the Brazilian Helicopter Safety Team (BHEST). The organization reflects a new partnership between the current IHST Brazil group (www.ihstbrasil.org) and the Brazilian Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC – Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil). BHEST will… Read more »
Able Aerospace, Inc. has received FAA approval on five new rotor wing PMAs, further expanding one of the industry’s most inclusive menus of rotor wing PMA solutions. These new parts are as follows: • Boot: PN 4RP-340-102-101 (Bell 412) • Disk: PN 9440791-1AA (Bell 205A-1, 205B, 212, 412, 214B, 214ST) • Pitch Link Assembly: PN… Read more »
Able Aerospace, Inc. has announced the FAA approval and official availability of the following new Bell 407/429 PMA offerings, thanks to an exclusive distribution agreement with Northwest Dynamics, Inc. (NDI): • 407 Caliper Assembly (427-340-352-113/NDI: B0244-1) • 429 Caliper Assembly (427-340-352-111 and -112/NDI: B0238-1 and -2) • 429 Brake Disc (206-340-301-105/NDI: D0143-3) • 407 Caliper/Overhaul… Read more »
Able Aerospace Services and leading helicopter services company PHI, Inc. have signed a formal service agreement assigning all of PHI’s Bell 206L and 407 component overhaul and exchange work to Mesa, Arizona-based Able. “We have been using Able’s services for years, and in that time have saved millions of dollars through direct purchase savings, increased… Read more »
Able Aerospace Services is on a roll, launching a new service line providing Level 1 bearing inspection and Level 2 bearing overhaul and repair for the Bell 206 and 407. The company plans to add additional aircraft bearings services in the coming months. “Able prides itself on being a one-stop, value-add solution for its customers…. Read more »
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Able Aerospace approval of a new tail rotor fan shaft replacement part (PMA) for the Bell 407 aircraft. The new PMA is the industry’s only OEM part alternative, meeting the highest industry safety standards at significant cost savings. “Able strives to always be the best value alternative in… Read more »
Dart introduces ultra-resistant floor and baggage protectors Manufactured from high quality aerospace-grade, thermoformed polycarbonate, DART Floor& Baggage Protectors for the crew and passenger areas are designed to be impact-, UV-, heat- and cold-resistant, and offer superior resistance to cracking and discoloration. The baggage protector guards panels against damage from stowed cargo. Approved by Transport Canada,FAA,… Read more »
Committed to improving awareness of aviation safety in Brazil, Airbus Helicopters and Helibras played a leading role at two industry-wide safety events held in the country’s largest cities last month. For the second consecutive year, Helibras convened a national industry event, called the Operational Safety Journey, to raise awareness of flight safety procedures among helicopter… Read more »
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced foreign approval of seven products distributed through its Aeronautical Accessories brand. Approvals were received in May from the Ukraine State Aviation Administration, Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC), and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for the following products: Ukraine validation of STC SH3289SO, Cabin Floor Protectors… Read more »
DART Aerospace announces that the Full Emergency Litter Kit is now ANAC approved for AS350/355 aircraft. DART’s emergency litter kit transforms any AS350/355 aircraft for emergency evacuation in less than five minutes and 4 easy steps. This kit can easily be stored in the cargo compartment so it doesn’t interfere with normal operations. Learn more… Read more »
Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, announced that its replacement hydraulic cargo hook kits for the Eurocopter BO105LS A-3 aircraft have been certified by the FAA and ANAC/Brazil and are now in production. The kits have also been submitted to Transport Canada and EASA for certification in Canada and Europe…. Read more »
DART Helicopter Services (DHS) is pleased to announce Transport Canada, FAA, EASA and ANAC approval of DART Aerospace Ltd.â€™s (DAS) Maintenance Kits for AgustaWestland AB139/AW139 series of aircraft. The DAS Maintenance Kits are designed to enhance the operations and maintenance of AB139/AW139 aircraft. Maintenance Step The DAS Maintenance Steps allow the pilot and maintenance personnel… Read more »
Eagle Helicopters is pleased to announce that they have received AgÃªncia Nacional de AviaÃ§Ã£o Civil (ANAC) approval of the installation of the Sagem Avionics, Inc. (Safran group) Integrated Cockpit Display System (ICDS) with a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Eurocopter AS 350/EC-130 family of aircraft in Brazil.
DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary partner Geneva Aviation has received ANAC approval of their AS350/355 Two-Place Front Seat in Brazil. FAA, Transport Canada and EASA approvals have been previously received.
DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary partner Geneva Aviation has received ANAC approval of their Replacement Transmission Cowling for Eurocopter AS350 model helicopters. FAA and Transport Canada approvals have been previously received. EASA approval is pending.
DART Helicopter Services announces that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries, Inc. has received ANAC approval of their AB139 & AW139 Nose Landing Gear Doors Kit in Brazil. FAA, Transport Canada and EASA approvals have been previously received.
DART Helicopter Services announces that their subsidiary Apical Industries, Inc. has received ANAC approval for their AB139 & AW139 Liferaft Kit in Brazil. FAA, Transport Canada and EASA approvals have been previously received.
DART Helicopter Services announces that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received ANAC approval for their AS350 Cable Cutters Kit in Brazil. Transport Canada, FAA and EASA approvals have been previously received.