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Russian Realities

Posted Monday, June 09, 2014 Posted in Industry News

Under sanctions' shadow, MROs still bullish but cautious--on Russia

by Paul Seidenman & David Spanovich

As Russian Airlines have modernized their post-Cold War fleets with western-built aircraft, MRO service providers and components suppliers have pursued promising opportunities with those carriers.  Now there is a concern as to whether those opportunities will withstand the increasingly strained relationship between the West and Russia over that country's involvement in Ukraine.

Garmin GTN-6xx/7xx Interface GPS Position/Altitude & NAV/ILS.

Posted Friday, May 16, 2014 Posted in Q&A

Sandel Avionics Tech Note on Garmin GTN-6xx/7xx Interfaced with Sandel ST3400.

G’Day, Charlie here:

First, in case you are not aware, we have a NEW ST3400 installation manual in our online resource center. Download it here. http://www.sandel.com/st3400/st3400-support

Recently we added the Garmin GTN-6xx/7xx interface for the ST3400. The interface includes ARINC 429 and RS-232 for the GPS Position, Flight Plan, GPS Altitude, and NAV/ILS information. Please refer to sheet 23 in the Sandel ST3400 PN: 82002 IM-K Installation Manual. Sheet 23 shows the interface as a Class B operation. For a Class A operation, Pressure Altitude needs to be added to the ST3400 for sudden loss of altitude.

Nominate for Mechanic of the Year Award

Posted Friday, April 11, 2014 Posted in Industry News

2014 Helicopter Maintenance Magazine’s Helicopter Mechanic of the Year Award Nominating Instructions

Nominate for Mechanic of the Year Award

I hope that if you were at Heli-Expo 2014 in Anaheim, CA, you saw our 2013 Helicopter Mechanic of the Year Award presentation. Our winner, Derek Weeden, received a well earned trophy and a check for $8000.00! The check was due to the great companies that sponsored the award and recognize the value of the helicopter maintenance professional. We are hopeful that the 2014 award will be even larger! With that said, it is now time to think if your company has a deserving helicopter maintenance professional that you would like to nominate for the 2014 award.