Eurocopter has begun dispatching kits for the interim fixes needed to put its EC225 helicopter back into operations. Around 80 EC225s of the 157 EC225s and military EC725s delivered have been grounded since October due to issues with the bevel gear vertical shaft that forced the ditching of two aircraft into the North Sea last year. A series of interim fixes were approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as well as the U.K. Civil Aviation Authority on July 9, with the kits ...
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