Offshore operators of Eurocopter AS332 and EC225 Super Puma helicopters are reviewing health and usage monitoring system data before determining whether the aircraft can be returned to flight. Some AS332Ls were to begin flying on Oct. 26, but flights of EC225s remain on hold. The suspensions, and a European Aviation Safety Agency airworthiness directive mandating that vibration data be checked, follow the Oct. 22 ditching of an EC225 in the North Sea. All 19 onboard were rescued after the ...
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