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Brazil approves Van Horn Bell 206 v2 composite blades

Brazil approves Van Horn Bell 206 v2 composite blades

In mid-November 2020, Van Horn Aviation received a letter from Brazil’s Agency Nacional de Aviacao Civil (ANAC) conferring a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for 206B main rotor blades bearing the part number 20635000-501. The ANAC STC, posted on VHA’s Documents page, validates the FAA STC SR02732LA issued in August 2020 and permits the new main… Read more »

Source: VHA, 25-Nov-20

VHA Receives TIA on 206B Version 2 Main Rotor Blades

VHA Receives TIA on 206B Version 2 Main Rotor Blades

VHA recently received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Type Inspection Authorization (TIA) on its updated composite main rotor blades for the Bell 206B JetRanger helicopter. The last major hurdle prior to receiving a supplemental type certificate (STC), the TIA signifies that the design meets type design requirements and permits FAA pilots to perform final flight tests… Read more »

Source: VHA, 07-Aug-20

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Veelo Technologies Displays VHA Blade at MRO Americas

Veelo Technologies Displays VHA Blade at MRO Americas

Veelo Technologies featured a VHA tail rotor blade in its MRO Americas 2019 display in Atlanta in April to demonstrate the drapability of its proprietary VeeloHEAT carbon nanotube heater blanket material. A subsidiary of Cincinnati, Ohio-based General Nano, Veelo develops cutting-edge materials and manufacturing technologies for composite aircraft and weapon systems. Van Horn Aviation is… Read more »

Source: Veelo Technologies, 14-May-19

VHA Stands Behind Products

VHA Stands Behind Products

While the Van Horn Aviation family continues to mourn the loss of contract experimental test pilot Rucie Moore and VHA engineering manager Stephen Estes in a helicopter accident that occurred on Tuesday, April 16 near Fountain Hills, Ariz., we assure our customers that we continue to stand behind our current composite 206B JetRanger main and… Read more »

Source: Van Horn, 26-Apr-19