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All change at Soloy with STCs sold and now new owners too

All change at Soloy with STCs sold and now new owners too

A notice on the home page of Soloy’s website announces “The ownership of Soloy Aviation Solutions has been transferred to Fifty-Ten-Yankee, LLC. We will still be doing business as Soloy Aviation Solutions with some changes to the product line. The operation is moving into a new facility at the Olympia airport. During this transition parts… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-Oct-19

Soloy announces new President/CEO

Soloy announces new President/CEO

Soloy Aviation Solutions announces the appointment of James H.L. Cowan as President and Chief Executive Officer. James Cowan brings an extensive business background, a strong engineering track record, and a passion for aviation to his new leadership role. A Mechanical Engineering Technology graduate from Purdue University, Mr. Cowan has spent his career in the aviation… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 01-Oct-15

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Family sues Airbus, Honeywell and Soloy for EagleMed AS350 crash

Family sues Airbus, Honeywell and Soloy for EagleMed AS350 crash

The widow and children of pilot Mark Montgomery have filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Tarrant County, Texas alleging that the helicopter crashed after losing power, as a result of a defective and negligently designed Honeywell LTS-101 engine.  See full story See also 22-Feb-13 N917EM Eurocopter AS350B2 Oklahoma City, US-Oklahoma (2F)

09-Apr-14

Soloy presents the Electronic Engine Management System for AS350 SD2

Soloy presents the Electronic Engine Management System for AS350 SD2

Soloy Aviation Solutions presents the Electronic Engine Management System (EEMS) that provides a graphical representation of all engine instrumentation and is designed to act as the primary engine instrumentation for SD2 aircraft. The EEMS unit has been configured properly to reflect instrumentation scales, exceedance limitations and warnings. Once configured to the owner’s individual airframe and… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 03-Feb-14

Soloy announces Honeywell prices changes for 2014

Soloy announces Honeywell prices changes for 2014

Soloy Aviation Solutions announced that operators of AS350B, BA and B2 helicopters may now select from a wide variety of engine configurations to better meet their operational or budgetary requirements. For the AS350B and BA models, the LTS101-600A-3A will be available in 12 price configurations, varying from $281,000 for the basic engine to $415,000 for… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 29-Jan-14

Soloy Aviation Upgrades AS350 Honeywell Conversion Kits

Soloy Aviation Upgrades AS350 Honeywell Conversion Kits

To remedy the high rate of failure of a torque pressure transducer included in its AS350BA and AS350B2 Honeywell conversion kits, Soloy Aviation Solutions is now including a complete torque indication system previously offered only as an optional Service Instruction Kit. “The high incidence of failure of the engine torque transducer has continued to be… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 03-Sep-13

Strong 2013 demand for Soloy AS350 SD2 engine conversion kits

Strong 2013 demand for Soloy AS350 SD2 engine conversion kits

In the first half of 2013 Soloy Aviation Solutions has sold seven (7) AS350SD2 engine conversion kits. Four (4) of these STC’d engine conversion kits transacted in June. A New Zealand fleet operator placed an order for three SD2 kits and a fourth kit was sold to an existing Soloy customer who operates the largest… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 10-Jul-13

Soloy helps introduce Honeywell LTS101 engine to China’s AC311

Soloy helps introduce Honeywell LTS101 engine to China’s AC311

Representatives of Soloy Aviation Solutions announced that they have signed a contract with China’s Changhe Aircraft Industries Group for 12 AC311 Honeywell engine kits for delivery throughout 2013. “This is the final piece of negotiations that consummated the contract during Heli-Expo in Las Vegas in March,” stated Dave Stauffer, CEO, Soloy Aviation Solutions. “It was… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 12-Apr-13

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Soloy SD2 Kit Approved for Installation in China

Soloy SD2 Kit Approved for Installation in China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) issued a Validation STC (VSTC0601) of the Supplemental Type Certificate approving Soloy Aviation Solutions’ Honeywell engine conversion in Chinese registered AS350B2 helicopters, replacing the factory Turbomeca powerplant. The validation of Soloy’s successful STC, which approves the installation of the Honeywell LTS101-700D-2 engine in the Eurocopter AS350B2, will allow… Read more »

Source: Soloy Aviation Solutions, 19-Mar-13

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Soloy Aviation Solutions is now a Cobham/S-TEC dealer

Soloy Aviation Solutions is now a Cobham/S-TEC dealer

Soloy Aviation Solutions is now a Cobham/S-TEC dealer. “Since our Avionics Services became operational two years ago we have experienced increasing interests from general aviation clients, especially Cessna 206 owners converting to our MKII turbo prop, for Cobham/S-TEC autopilot sales, maintenance and repair,” Dave Stauffer, Soloy’s CEO said. “Adding Cobham to our line of dealerships… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 13-Dec-12

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Soloy delivers portable helipads to utility company

Soloy delivers portable helipads to utility company

Soloy Aviation Solutions has delivered four Model 570-1000-1 portable Heliports to San Diego Gas & Electric (SDGE). According to Flynn Ortiz, design engineer for SDGE, the company needed to access remote locations of transmission towers for maintenance and inspection. The rugged free standing 12ft x 13ft transportable helicopter pads with a 6,000 lbs capacity met… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 07-Oct-12

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Soloy approved for SD engine conversion kit for AS350B

Soloy approved for SD engine conversion kit for AS350B

Soloy Aviation Solutions has been approved for a SD engine conversion kit for the AS350B helicopter. The SD kit includes the same Honeywell LTS101-600A-3A engine used on Soloy’s SD1 installation. While the Honeywell powered versions of the AS350B model helicopter have been available for many years, all previous conversions required the conversion of the complete… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 18-Jun-12

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200 amp generator approved for Soloy SD2

200 amp generator approved for Soloy SD2

Soloy Aviation Solutions announces the approval and availability of a 200 amp generator for installation on the Honeywell LTS101-700D-2 engine used in the Soloy AS350SD2 engine conversion kit for AS350B2 helicopters. It is approved as an option for the standard 150 amp unit on the existing engine conversion STC (SR01647SE). The STC optional kit is… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 24-Feb-11

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Soloy to release new engine instrument option for LTS-101 powered AS350B2

Soloy to release new engine instrument option for LTS-101 powered AS350B2

OLYMPIA, WA – Soloy Aviation Solutions along with Ultra Electronics Flightline Systems (Victor, NY) is preparing to release a new digital engine instrument option for Soloy’s popular Honeywell LTS-101 engine conversion kit for Eurocopter AS350B2 helicopters. The state of the art electronic engine instrument display will replace the VEMD unit in late model B2’s and… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 09-Feb-11

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Soloy expands dealership of Aerospace Filtration Systems products

Soloy expands dealership of Aerospace Filtration Systems products

Soloy Aviation Solutions (Soloy) and Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. (now branded as Donaldson), recently agreed to expand Soloy Aviation Solutions Distributor Agreement to include Donaldson Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) products. This product line distributor expansion allows Soloy to offer inlet barrier filters to operators of aircraft currently approved with Donaldson IBF products. “Now Soloy can… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 23-Dec-10

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Soloy opens doors of new Avionics division

Soloy opens doors of new Avionics division

With the installation of cabinetry and technician benches complete, the Avionics Services division of Soloy Aviation is fully ramped up and operating. Headed by three of the Northwest region’s most experienced installation and repair technicians Soloy can now offer virtually any configuration or avionics package piston and turbine pilots can dream up. Soloy’s Quality Assurance… Read more »

Source: Soloy, 29-Oct-10

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Soloy receives EASA approval for AS350 SD1 engine conversion kit

Soloy receives EASA approval for AS350 SD1 engine conversion kit

Soloy Aviation Solutions recently received approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for Soloy FAA STC SR00805SE. EASA STC 10028758 was issued on June 14, 2010 allowing operators to convert their existing AS350BA helicopters to the Honeywell LTS101 power. “This approval opens the way for European operators of aircraft produced under DGAC TC No…. Read more »

Source: Soloy, 17-Jul-10

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Soloy Celebrates 40 Years of Innovation

Source: Soloy, 14-Mar-09

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Soloy Celebrates 40 Years of Innovation at Heli-Expo 2009

Source: Vertical Magazine, 22-Feb-09

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