Airbus Testing New-Generation HUMS For Light Helicopters

Credit: Airbus Helicopters
The use of health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS) on helicopters has transformed not only rotary-wing safety but also maintenance and operations. Mandatory for offshore operations since the early 1990s, HUMS have proliferated, becoming standard equipment on all heavy- and super-medium...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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