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Airbus removes six month battery inspections on H130, H125 and H120

Airbus removes six month battery inspections on H130, H125 and H120

As from February 2019, the 6-month battery periodic inspection is cancelled for all EC120, AS350/H125 and EC130/H130 aircraft equipped with battery MPN 150CH-1 / 151CH-1 and operated in normal conditions environment. The Maintenance Service Manual chapter 05-25 has been updated consequently and a tech data update has been released in ORION. This improvement is a… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 29-Apr-19

FAA STC For Concorde Lead Acid Battery Upgrade

FAA STC For Concorde Lead Acid Battery Upgrade

FAA STC SR00917DE has been approved to install Concorde Battery Corporation’s Platinum Series® RG-292-102 (17Ah) or RG-292-103A (24Ah) on Sikorsky Aircraft S-92A helicopters. Concorde developed the RG-292 batteries as direct fit replacement for the original Ni-Cd battery. The table below indicates the correct Concorde battery to install dependent on the existing OEM battery. The existing… Read more »

Source: Concorde Battery, 11-Mar-19

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True Blue Power launchess Fifth-Gen Maintenance-free Battery Family

True Blue Power launchess Fifth-Gen Maintenance-free Battery Family

The leading manufacturer of lithium-ion aircraft batteries, True Blue Power, introduced the company’s new, fifth-generation (Gen5) main ship batteries during a press conference today at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo. The ultra-lightweight, TB20 (20 amp-hour), TB30 (30 amp-hour) and TB40 (40 amp-hour) are the company’s first on-condition, lithium-ion, engine-start batteries. Engineered to address the… Read more »

Source: True Blue Power, 07-Mar-19

EASA issues advice on lithium batteries

EASA issues advice on lithium batteries

EASA informs airlines and passengers about how to fly safely with Portable Electronic Devices containing Lithium Batteries As some of us prepare to travel for the end of year holidays, the European Aviation Safety Agency publishes a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) to inform airlines and passengers on how to fly safely carrying Portable Electronic Devices… Read more »

Source: EASA, 19-Dec-17

R66 now has lithium-ion battery option

R66 now has lithium-ion battery option

On 14 July 2017, Robinson Helicopter Company added the TB17 Lithium-ion battery to its R66 options. TB17 by True Blue Power, a division of Mid-Continent Instrument, offers substantial weight savings, improved starter performance and longer life. At 16 lb., the TB17 is significantly lighter than the R66’s standard battery which weighs 42 lb. and the… Read more »

Source: Robinson, 20-Jul-17

EASA issues safety recommendations for the transport of Portable Electronic Devices containing lithium batteries

EASA issues safety recommendations for the transport of Portable Electronic Devices containing lithium batteries

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued today a Safety Information Bulletin to remind airlines and aircraft operators of important principles for the safe transport of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) containing lithium batteries. These principles should be taken into account by the airlines when they perform their safety risk assessment. PEDs containing lithium batteries are… Read more »

Source: EASA, 10-Apr-17

Baker Aviation Introduces Latest HOT-STOP ‘L’ Fire Containment to Helicopter Market

Baker Aviation Introduces Latest HOT-STOP ‘L’ Fire Containment to Helicopter Market

Baker Aviation, the Master Distributor for the HOT-STOP® ’L’ EVO Fire Containment Kits, will be demonstrating its lithium-ion battery fire safety solution at this year’s Heli-Expo, Booth 6910, as a first-time exhibitor. The safety concern and increasing threat of lithium-ion battery fires and toxic smoke emissions from various electronic devices onboard aircraft, triggered the development,… Read more »

Source: Baker Aviation, 07-Mar-17

True Blue Power to power Bell 505 JetRanger X

True Blue Power to power Bell 505 JetRanger X

True Blue Power have announced the company’s revolutionary TB17 (17 amp-hour) lithium-ion engine-start battery will power the new Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X™. The TB17 battery utilizes proprietary Nanophosphate® lithium-ion cell chemistry to provide unmatched power, energy, safety and life. Weighing less than 16 pounds, the TB17 offers 45 percent weight savings, increased payload,… Read more »

Source: True Blue Power, 09-Mar-16

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True Blue Power release new Lithium-ion Main Ship Battery for Experimental Aircraft

True Blue Power release new Lithium-ion Main Ship Battery for Experimental Aircraft

True Blue Power® is selling the new TEX16 lithium-ion main ship battery, which is specifically designed for experimental aircraft. This advanced battery system will be available for purchase exclusively at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) annual AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 20 – 26. The TEX16 is designed with the same architecture as FAA-certified True… Read more »

Source: True Blue Power, 16-Jul-15

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Innovation Brings Safe, Certified, Nanophosphate® Lithium Batteries to New Business Aircraft

Innovation Brings Safe, Certified, Nanophosphate® Lithium Batteries to New Business Aircraft

True Blue Power is the first company in the world to achieve FAA TSO and EASA ETSO certifications for three sophisticated lithium-ion battery products. The TS835 Series Emergency Power Supply received certification in April 2010, followed by the TB17 (17 amp hour) main ship battery in February 2014, and the most recently certified TB44 (44… Read more »

Source: True Blue Power, 21-Oct-14

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True Blue Power TB17 is First Ever TSO-Certified Lithium-ion Engine Start, Main Ship Battery

True Blue Power TB17 is First Ever TSO-Certified Lithium-ion Engine Start, Main Ship Battery

True Blue Power®, a division of Mid-Continent Instrument Co., Inc., has announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Technical Standard Order (TSO) C179a and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) European Technical Standard Order (ETSO) certification of the TB17 Advanced Lithium-ion Battery. The TB17 is the first lithium-ion engine start battery for business and commercial aviation to receive either certification…. Read more »

Source: True Blue Power, 26-Feb-14

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Leading Operators Choose ‘Startstick’ Battery

Leading Operators Choose ‘Startstick’ Battery

Leading air medical and offshore helicopter operators Air Methods, Metro Aviation and All American Aviation are implementing StartStick, the aviation industry’s first stowable emergency start battery.  Aviation Battery Systems LLC (ABS) developed StartStick and reports recent air medical and offshore placements of this innovative, lightweight battery offering.  Louisiana-based Metro Aviation has implemented StartStick at several… Read more »

Source: ABS, 25-Feb-14

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Aviation Battery Systems launches stowable emergency start battery

Aviation Battery Systems launches stowable emergency start battery

Helicopter operators can fly with added mission confidence thanks to an innovative portable battery product recently introduced. Arizona-based Aviation Battery Systems LLC (ABS) announces release of its StartStick, the aviation industry’s first stowable emergency start battery. StartStick addresses aviators’ vital need for mission continuity and mission completion, in a weight-sensitive portable product offering. This compact,… Read more »

Source: Aviation Battery Systems, 22-Nov-13

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Concorde Battery announces certified replacement battery for LongRanger

Concorde Battery announces certified replacement battery for LongRanger

Concorde Battery is pleased to announce certification of the higher capacity RG-224 for the Bell LongRanger.  Concorde’s sealed lead acid recombinant gas (RG®), absorbed glass mat (AGM) RG-224 is a 24Ah battery designed for improved performance and longer life in demanding applications. Many users are getting superior performance with the current 17Ah RG-222 however, the… Read more »

Source: Concorde Battery, 19-Sep-12

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New battery option for Robinson R66

New battery option for Robinson R66

Concorde Battery has developed a new lighter weight aircraft battery for turbine applications. The new RG-325 is 25 AH and FAA-TSO authorized. RG-325 was specifically constructed for turbine starting applications with the goal of a lighter weight, durably constructed battery that could sustain multiple turbine engine starts. With this in mind, rather than designing the… Read more »

Source: Concorde Battery, 27-Jul-12

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Concorde Battery announces AW139 STC in US, Canada and Brazil

Concorde Battery announces AW139 STC in US, Canada and Brazil

Concorde Battery is pleased to announce AW139 FAA approved STC SR03072NY, Transport Canada approved STC SH11-47 and Brazil ANAC STC 2012S04-04 replacing the standard nickel cadmium batteries with Concorde’s Sealed Lead Acid Recombinant Gas (RG®), Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) batteries. SR03072NY, SH11-47 and 2012S04-04 replace the 27AH Nickel Cadmium auxiliary battery with a RG-407, 27AH… Read more »

Source: Concorde Battery, 15-May-12

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