• VHA Announces Airbus H125/AS350 Tail Rotor System - In June 2021, Van Horn Aviation completed the first ground run of its newly-developed tail rotor system for the Airbus Helicopters H125, previously known as the AS350.  Features of the new system include: Individually-replaceable composite . . . Keep Reading
  • Shipping Tips (or Don’t Toss that Crate!) - Once rotor blades have been installed, typically they stay on or very close to the helicopter. But sometimes unforeseen circumstances require the blades to be shipped to another facility for overhaul, repair, painting, or because . . . Keep Reading
  • Spotlight on Leading Edge Aviation - For more than 25 years Leading Edge Aviation has served the community in South Africa and the surrounding areas. Established in 1996, this family-run business is located near the southern half of Kruger National Park, . . . Keep Reading
  • VHA Improves 206B Main Rotor Blade - Many customers have asked about the differences between our original 206B JetRanger main rotor blades (Part Number 20631000-101) and our 206B Version 2 blades Part Number 20635000-501) This post explains the differences and provides some . . . Keep Reading
  • VHA's 206B JetRanger VHA Receives Brazilian STC for 206B Version 2 Main Rotor Blades - In mid-November 2020, Van Horn Aviation received a letter from Brazil’s Agency Nacional de Aviacao Civil (ANAC) conferring a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for 206B main rotor blades bearing the part number 20635000-501. The ANAC . . . Keep Reading
  • Transport Canada Accepts FAA STC for VHA 206B Version 2 Main Rotor Blades - On October 30, 2020, Arizona-based rotor blade manufacturer Van Horn Aviation (VHA) received a Letter of Acceptance from Transport Canada for the company’s updated composite main rotor blades fitting the Bell 206B JetRanger helicopter. Approved . . . Keep Reading