Helicopter Maintenance News

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 09:54
Dakota Air Parts Intl., Inc., a specialist in the buying, selling and support of a variety of rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircraft, turbine engines and parts, announces it is displaying a new-to-market composite tail rotor blade for the Bell 206A and 206B helicopters during Heli-Expo 2018​, Feb. 27-March 1 in Las Vegas, NV. Dakota Air Parts is exhibiting at Booth #N3025.

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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:17

At Helicopter Maintenance magazine, we remain optimistic about the future of the helicopter industry. So much so that we are ending the year with our first ever attendance at a European helicopter trade show!

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Rolls-Royce Corporation, based in Indianapolis, pulled aside a curtain at Heli-EXPO to reveal the RR300, its new 300 shp turbo shaft engine. The RR300 seen at air shows is the actual size but the production powerplant will not be shipped in “Rolls-Royce Blue.” The RR300 is simpler, has fewer discrete components, has a built-in engine monitoring unit and is slightly shorter than the ubiquitous and...

Isn't it Ironic?

It’s like rain on your wedding day It’s a free ride when you’ve already paid It's the good advice that you just didn't take Lyrics to “Ironic” by Alanis Morissette Isn’t it ironic? The best mechanics on the floor are typically the ones promoted to management and supervisory positions. Unfortunately, the knowledge and skills that make someone a great mechanic aren’t the knowledge and skills they...

Oxygen and Nitrogen Booster Pumps

Taughannock Aviation Corp. offers oxygen and nitrogen booster pumps used to scavenge gas from low-pressure bottles and boost to higher specified pressures. This allows greater utilization of low-pressure bottles and lowers the number of cylinders kept in inventory, significantly decreasing the amount of wasted oxygen and nitrogen. • Compact • Lightweight • User friendly • Brings bottle pressure...
HEATCON® Composite Systems announces two new products designed for the composite repair industry. The company introduces its HCS8000 Series “Micro Bonder.” This portable unit is designed to be used on the factory floor or to accomplish small localized repairs on in-service aircraft or other composite curing applications. The unit features an LCD graphic display, an audible alarm, four-key...
SkyGeek stocks TheCanKey products — a turbine oil can opener and a dust cap that keep oil cans free of foreign object damage (FOD). TheCanKey opener is made of reinforced durable plastic and is designed to safely open a one-quart can of oil. This opener has been tested and approved by Saybolt Laboratories, a company that offers testing and inspection services with Petroleum and Petrochemical...

Reversible Safety Wire Pliers

Aircraft Tool Supply’s new Reversible Safety Wire Pliers are assembled in America and designed for the professional mechanic. The spring return, with the ergonomic thumb slide feature, automatically retracts the twist rod, allowing you to switch from right-handed (clockwise) to left-handed (counterclockwise) to help save time and speed up your work. The new Extreme Duty Locking Mechanism with...

Parts cleaning equipment

Pratt & Whitney offers a product line of parts cleaning equipment. Pratt & Whitney Tool Support services, which provides tooling for large commercial engines and all Pratt & Whitney Canada Engines,– offers Crest Ultrasonics cleaning systems. Crest Ultrasonics, an industry leader in ultrasonic technology, meets all of Pratt & Whitney’s newly revised SPOPS (Specific Practices and...

Containment System

Engine Cleaning Technology (ECT) offers a containment system for chemical cleaning in the aviation market — the EcoMat ™ Containment System. The EcoMat is used to prevent contaminants released in engine cleaning, airframe washing and power washing from entering groundwater and storm sewer systems. Contaminated water from washing is contained in the patented containment mat and pumped through a...

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