Inconel Approved for VHA Abrasion Strips

VHA’s 206B/L main rotor blades were initially designed with two or three overlapping abrasion strips covering the the leading edge. The inboard and middle abrasion strips were made from roll-formed stainless steel; the outboard tip . . . Keep Reading

206 Main Rotor Blade Trim Tabs

The Issue Operators have reported partial debonding of trim tabs on a small number of main rotor blades. Trim tab assemblies on VHA main rotor blades consist of two identical trim tabs that are bonded . . . Keep Reading

UH-1 Tail rotor blade with NHP paint

VHA Offers Nano Repaint Options

If your 206 or UH-1 is down for maintenance, now is the time to consider repainting your tail rotor blades. VHA recently switched to a new nano hybrid polyurethane (NHP) topcoat that provides increased durability, . . . Keep Reading