EASA AD: Leonardo S.p.A. Helicopters
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:35:00 -0400
During scheduled replacement of emergency exit window seals (Maintenance Manual task DT56-01 for cockpit doors and task DT56-02 for cabin) on AW189 helicopters in service, an excessively high level of pushing force was required to jettison some of the windows.
EASA AD: Airbus Helicopters
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:33:00 -0400
Airbus Helicopters (AH) identified that both Attitude Heading and Reference Systems (hereafter referred as AHRS1 and AHRS2) installed on EC 155 helicopters use the same FLIGHT/GROUND signal in deviation from the approved design specification, which indicates that the AHRS1 and AHRS2 must be supplied by independent signals.
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:31:00 -0400
An occurrence was reported on a breakable self-sealing coupling system for which the valve was not fully tightened, or seated, in a helicopter fuel tank with similar design as EC 175 B additional fuel tank Nr. 4, Part Number (P/N) M281G20A4004.
EASA AD: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Helicopters
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:29:00 -0400
The FAA is superseding airworthiness directive (AD) 93-17-13 for Schweizer Aircraft Corporation and Hughes Helicopters, Inc. (now Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation) (Sikorsky) Model TH55A, 269A, 269A-1, 269B, and 269C helicopters.
Caverton expands existing Bell fleet with 8 407GXP helicopters
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:25:00 -0400
(Vertical) - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, has announced the signature of a purchase agreement with Caverton Helicopters ....
Launching a more agile and efficient FAA Flight Standards Service
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:22:00 -0400
(FAA) - On August 20, AFS made organizational adjustments that will enable it to operate with greater accountability, better use of ....
Regulatory questions surround BLM Black Hawk contract
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:19:00 -0400
(Vertical) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has awarded a contract worth up to $14 million to PJ Helicopters for the ....
HAI at Work Wednesday
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:13:00 -0400
A weekly update illustrating some of the ways that Helicopter Association International (HAI) is "Keeping the Rotors Turning" for our ....