European agency ends Super Puma helicopter flight suspension



European safety regulators said they had lifted a ban on commercial flights of helicopters similar to a Super Puma that crashed in April after manufacturer Airbus Helicopters (AIR.PA) contained a potential weakness inside the gearbox.
The European Safety Aviation Agency said in a bulletin that one of two configurations of planet gear inside the helicopter's main gearbox had "higher operating stress levels" and that only a more reliable, lower-stress configuration would now be used.
Combined with other controls, the new practice means "an acceptable level of safety can be... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Business, Views: 37
Source: Reuters
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