• 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
  • Spotlight on Black Diamond Aviation - The Black Diamond name is well-known in the small city of Marion, Illinois. Besides the nearby Black Diamond mine that produces Black Diamond coal, the town also hosts Black Diamond Harley-Davidson, Black Diamond RV, and . . . Keep Reading
  • VHA Celebrates New STC for 206B Version 2 Main Rotor Blades - The Federal Aviation Administration issued STC SR02732LA for Van Horn Aviation’s new 206B Version 2 composite main rotor blades designated part number 20635000-501. With redesigned carbon fiber ply counts and orientation to provide a softer . . . Keep Reading
  • JetRanger with VHA Version 2 main rotor blades VHA Receives TIA on 206B Version 2 Main Rotor Blades - VHA recently received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Type Inspection Authorization (TIA) on its updated composite main rotor blades for the Bell 206B JetRanger helicopter.  The last major hurdle prior to receiving a supplemental type certificate . . . Keep Reading
  • Beware of Invoice Fraud - Van Horn Aviation has been the target of several cases of invoice fraud over the past few years, a few of which have impacted our customers. Thankfully, as far as we know, all have been . . . Keep Reading