FAA Adds OH-58A+/C to VHA tail rotor blade STC

City of Pasadena (Calif.) Police Aviation Unit flies VHA blades on two of their OH-58 helicopters.

OH-58 helicopter operators now have an aftermarket choice for tail rotor blades. The FAA recently issued an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Van Horn Aviation (VHA) 206B/L series composite tail rotor blade to include OH-58A+ and OH-58C models after reviewing flight and engineering data submitted by the company.