Eurocopter is requesting operators of all EC135s twin-engine light helicopters to carry out checks on the type’s fuel supply tanks and fuel monitoring systems. The move follows the recent short-term grounding of the U.K.-based fleet of EC135s operated by Bond Air Services after a series of what have been described as “supply-tank fuel-gauging errors on some aircraft.” Two alert service bulletins (ASB) were issued by the manufacturer on Dec. 19. The first calls for a mandatory one-time ...


"Eurocopter Calls For EC135 Fuel Tank Monitoring Checks" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.