BK 117

New solution to reduce the maintenance burden of H145

New solution to reduce the maintenance burden of H145

28-Jan-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters developed, within the 2018 top irritant program, a new solution to reduce the maintenance burden on the Main Rotor Blade vibration absorber for the H145 aircraft: To switch the lubricating oil type in the vibration absorbers from MIL-PRF-23699 (CM 103) to ZNF-L-3001(CM 1001). The oil change requires approximately 2 hours per blade for a dynamic... Read more

Mount Isa EMS helicopter updated from B230 to BK117

Mount Isa EMS helicopter updated from B230 to BK117

26-Jun-2017Source: HeliHub.com

During their new budget announcement, the Mount Isa LifeFlight base revealed that they had a year’s funding package of $2.4 million that will enable them to purchase a newer model helicopter. They will be replacing their Bell 230 with a BK117. The new helicopter will enable them to transport two patients at a time, along... Read more

New Helicopter for Baylor Scott and White

New Helicopter for Baylor Scott and White

7-Apr-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Baylor Scott & White have recently gotten a new EC-135 helicopter, after PHI Air Medical, who they use for emergency medical services, had to retire their BK-117. The new helicopter will expand emergency care from adults to paediatric or even to neonatal care. It has an enhanced navigation system and the newest medical technology on... Read more

ASU completes 100th BK117 Night Vision upgrade

ASU completes 100th BK117 Night Vision upgrade

22-Apr-2013Source: ASU

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) announced they have completed their 100th Night Vision cockpit modification on BK 117 Aircraft.  This most recent lighting installation was completed at Helicopter Specialties in Janesville, Wisconsin.  Helicopter Specialties is a helicopter completion center and performs maintenance, repair and overhauls. “Completing 100 NVIS lighting modifications for the BK 117 is a... Read more

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