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Helicopter External Load Equipment and Accessories

(Long Line, Short Haul Rope, Human External Cargo (HEC), Baskets, Cargo Nets, Helipods, Cargo Hooks, Rescue Hoists, Weighing Systems and other accessories.)

Please scroll down to view all companies by continent, worldwide. Helicopter Links is a worldwide directory of helicopter information. Please see our Site Map for all helicopter categories. (Not listed? One free listing on our site per company—call or email us.)

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AMERICAS
Long Lines, Ropes, Nets, Cargo Hooks, Spray Equipment, Harnesses, Rappel Accessories, Baskets, Weighing Systems, Rescue Hoist Systems, Rescue Equipment and other accessories.
Jupiter Avionics Corporation

Canada

AERO Design, Ltd.
(Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
www.aerodesign.ca

Barry Cordage, Ltd.
(Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
www.barry.ca

Emergco Technical Solutions
(North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
www.emergco.com

 

Canada continued

Heli-Hoyle
(North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
www.heli-hoyle.com

Helinets.com
(Richmond, British Columbia, Canada)
www.helinets.com

Jupiter Avionics Corporation

Jupiter Avionics Corporation specializes in the design and manufacturing of aircraft audio systems, controllers, panels and intercoms for rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft.

(Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada)
www.jupiteravionics.com

 

United States of America continued

Billy Pugh Co., Inc.
(Corpus Christi, Texas, USA)
www.billypugh.com

CMC Rescue, Inc.
(Santa Barbara, California, USA)
www.cmcrescue.com

Measurement Systems International
(Seattle, Washington, USA)
www.msiscales.com

Ocean Products Research, Inc.
(Diggs, Virginia, USA)
www.opr-rope.com

Onboard Systems International
(Vancouver, Washington, USA)
www.onboardsystems.com

Skedco - The Complete Rescue System
(Tualatin, Oregon, USA)
www.skedco.com

Rescue Hoist Systems and Rescue Equipment

United States of America

Breeze-Eastern Corporation
Aerospace & Defense
(Whippany, New Jersey, USA)
www.breeze-eastern.com

Goodrich Hoist & Winch Systems
(Diamond Bar, California, USA)
www.goodrich.com

 

United States of America continued

Skyhook Rescue Systems, Inc.
(Tujunga, California, USA)
www.skyhookrescue.com

Zephyr International, LLC
(Conway, South Carolina, USA)
www.zephyrintl.com

 

 

ASIA

New Zealand

Rotor & Wing Maintenance, Ltd.
(Taupo, New Zealand)
www.rotorandwing.co.nz

       
EUROPE
Long Lines, Ropes, Nets, Cargo Hooks, Spray Equipment, Harnesses, Rappel Accessories, Baskets, Weighing Systems

Denmark

Lite Flite ApS
(Denmark)
www.lite-flite.com

Germany

Bruggemann
(Herdecke, Germany)
www.bruggemann.de

ecms Aviation Systems
Efficient solutions for helicopter equipment
(Remseck, Germany)
www.ecms-gmbh.de

 

United Kingdom
England

Drallim Cargo Aids
(East Sussex, England, United Kingdom)
www.drallim.com

Sensor Technology
(Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kindgom)
www.sensors.co.uk

 

 

United Kingdom continued
Scotland

Sackmaker
(Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom) www.sackmaker.com/helibag.html

Wales

ISC - International Safety Components, Ltd.
Solutions In Metal
(Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom)
www.iscwales.com

Rescue Hoist Systems and Rescue Equipment

The Netherlands

RESQTEC
(Lisse, The Netherlands)
www.resqtec.eu

       
         
         


             
 

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A few definitions are provided for your review. This is not a complete list.
 
 

There are four parts to an aircraft per the FAA.
(Federal Aviation Administration – United States of America)
1) Airframe
2) Engine
3) Propeller
4) Accessories. (Examples: Radio, airframe fuel pump, night vision equipment, hoists, brakes and etc.)



A: Airframe

P: Powerplant

A&P Mechanic:
A mechanic who works on both the Airframe (A) and Powerplant (P).

Airframe Mechanic:
A mechanic who works on the Airframe.

Powerplant Mechanic:
A mechanic who works the Powerplant.


Airframe:

The fuselage, booms, nacelles, cowlings, fairings, airfoil surfaces (including rotors but excluding propellers and rotating airfoils of engines), and landing gear of an aircraft and their accessories and controls. (From http://www.faa-aircraft-certification.com/faa-definitions.html)

Aftermarket:
Non-brand name or non-OEM parts and accessories.


Completions:
A helicopter specialty shop. This shop specializes in refitting a helicopter for a special mission. For example, a completion might upgrade and modify a helicopter for a wealthy person.

Another example would be a completion shop might upgrade a helicopter for fire fighting service which would include special radios, water tanks, spot lights and other equipment to get the helicopter ready for a specific mission.

 

Line Maintenance:
A line mechanic would show up to help fix certain items while it is out on the line (meaning, not in the hanger).

Things that could be done on the ramp for example: Changing out a tachometer, one rotor blade or changing out some loose screws. (If all the rotor blades need to be replaced and service bulletins completed, then this would be done typically at a repair station.)

Maintenance Facility/Station:
Not all maintenance facilities are repair stations. A maintenance facility might do inspections.

Sometimes, it’s thought that repair stations are better than maintenance stations. This is not necessarily true.

A maintenance facility (or station), might have expertise that a repair station does not have. It depends upon the experience of the people who work there.

Modification Part or Modifications:
Is when a person or company invents a part for an aircraft which works just as well as the manufactures and it could work even better. (Example: The Hughes 500 pointed nose is a modified part.)

OEM:

Original Equipment Manufacturer. A brand name manufacture of products or components. Typically, a company that sells a product under their name.

Some or many components maybe produced by other manufactures but when the end product is sold, the item is known as a (an OEM) product of the manufacturer.


For example: A Camaro might have Firestone tires, windows by PPG, radios by Sony, metal by US Steel but the final product is known as a General Motors Chevrolet Camaro. General Motors is the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).

 

Repair Station:
An aviation repair facility that is certified by a government agency.

Rotors:
For helicopters, the helicopter rotor is not considered a propeller but part of the airframe.

The helicopter gets its lift from the rotating blades. Hence, the rotor blades are technically revolving wings.

Which is why rotor blades are considered part of the airframe. To make matters more complicated, gyrocopters have propellers as well as a rotor blade.

Service Center:
This aviation repair facility is certified by an OEM helicopter manufacturer to work on their helicopters.

A service center is typically like car dealership. They usually have a parts center, they sell OEM helicopters and are certified to work on the helicopters of the manufacturer.

Supplemental Type Certificates (STC)
A Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) is an authorization to an airframe, engine or any other component that has been granted as a Type Certificate (TC).

(A Type Certificate (TC) is a government approved certification to an aerospace manufacturer that their aircraft or aircraft part fulfills the of current condition of airworthiness requirements.)

A Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) is issued when an applicant has received FAA approval to modify an aircraft or aircraft part from its original design.

The STC also shows how that modification affects the original design.

 


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