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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.


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.


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.


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 ....


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 ....


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 ....


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 ....


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