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Sep
05
2017

TO ANNUAL OR NOT TO ANNUAL?

Posted by jhadmin

Every year I get asked a version of this question: can an owner use an FAA annual inspection on a turbine-powered rotorcraft? The short answer: You bet! While an annual inspection may not be advantageous in every case, it is a legal and viable method to maintain the airworthiness of most turbine helicopters. Airbus AS350s, Bell 429s, and even Sikorsky S-76s are eligible, provided they’re operated as a private aircraft under FAA Part 91. What follows is my version of the long answer via a brief overview of the annual inspection process: [Read More...]

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