HH-65 Dolphin

February 12, 2012 - 8:50pm

Jet-Care, which provides oil- and debris-analysis services, announced a number of new contracts yesterday here at Heli-Expo 2012 in Dallas.

Among the new customers is Delta Helicopters, a private, family-owned business in Alberta, Canada. The company operates a fleet of 19 helicopters from six bases across Canada. Delta uses the Jet-Care debris-analysis program to allow in-depth examination of particles found in fluid samples from filters or magnetic chip detectors.

February 21, 2010 - 6:24am

A Coast Guard helicopter crew that performed a challenging rescue of an injured fisherman in the Bering Sea will be honored tonight with HAI’s Eurocopter Golden Hour Award. The award was created in 1982 to recognize the efforts of air medical service helicopter pilots who, through a particular rescue or through contributions over time to the air medical industry, advance the use of helicopters in this mission.

January 4, 2008 - 5:36am

Honeywell is developing an advanced growth version of the LTS101 turboshaft. Designated the LTS101-950, it will maintain the same general shape and size as the  present LTS101 but will provide up to 23 percent more power for takeoff and a 35-percent increase in power for single-engine conditions, thanks to an improved compressor.

November 26, 2007 - 11:18am

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has signed a $260,000 contract with Boundary Layer Research (BLR) to adapt a NASA-patented technology for use on the Coast Guard’s fleet of HH-65 Dolphin helicopters.

November 5, 2007 - 8:52am

The U.S. Coast Guard’s fleet of 96 Eurocopter HH-65 Dolphin helicopters surpassed one million flight hours on September 20. The USCG first acquired the twin-engine HH-65 in 1985 and uses the helicopters for patrol, law enforcement, armed interdiction and rescue missions throughout the U.S. and the Caribbean from 17 land bases and aboard ships. The HH-65 is a variant of the Eurocopter AS 365 Dauphin.

June 14, 2007 - 9:16am

Honeywell Aerospace has spent the past couple of years restructuring its activities along customer lines. One indication that this approach may be working is the U.S. group’s latest double-win on the Boeing CH-47 Chinook program.

March 12, 2007 - 12:59pm

Jet-Care International of Cedar Knolls, N.J., and its sister company Spectro of the UK and Switzerland, have won multi-year contracts to analyze engine oil and debris. The companies are exhibiting in Heli-Expo Booth No. 709.

November 28, 2006 - 8:35am

Spectro in the UK and its Jet-Care sister operation in the U.S. (Booth No. 220) report growing demand for their oil and engine debris analysis services. The two companies’ programs highlight damage and abnormal wear to engine components such as disks, blades, stators and gears that might escape routine flight-line inspection.

October 30, 2006 - 11:35am

American Eurocopter (AE) is to re-engine and upgrade the U.S. Coast Guard’s HH-65 Dolphin fleet under the Deepwater program.

AE will manage the conversion of 11 HH-65Bs to the upgraded HH-65C variant at its Columbus, Miss. facility, with the work planned for completion late next year. The program includes an option for upgrading six additional aircraft.

September 29, 2006 - 4:49am

The U.S. Coast Guard and Eurocopter Mexico are just two of the clients worldwide for whom Jet-Care International (Booth No. 1859) provides oil and debris analysis for turbine engines and gearboxes. Today, Jet-Care monitors the health of more than 13,000 engines, in more than 72 countries, seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

 
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