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Established 2001 and based in Tempe Arizona, Van Horn Aviation (VHA) specializes in the design, certification and manufacturing of aftermarket dynamic components for various helicopters particularly rotor blades for the Bell 206/OH-58 and UH-1 Huey series

Founder James Van Horn is a mechanical engineer and former US Army helicopter pilot . He was the chief engineer for McDonnell Douglas on its MD500 line and the revolutionary NOTAR system, and a founding partner in MD blade supplier Helicopter Technology Company (HTC).

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VHA to Offer Bell 206L Blades Direct to Customers, 15-May-18 : Van Horn Aviation (VHA) to offer direct sale on its 206L LongRanger composite main rotor blades following expected FAA certification in July 2018

Van Horn Bell 206B Composite Blades in Australia, 17-Mar-17 : Australia-based Heliwest Services and U.S-based Van Horn Aviation (VHA) recently assisted with the first flight of the Van Horn 206B composite main rotor blades in Australian skies over Melbourne

First Flight of VHA 206L Composite Rotor Blades, 08-Feb-17 : Van Horn Aviation (VHA) achieved first flight of composite 206L main rotor blades during the test session at Falcon Field in Mesa, AZ. FAA certification expected by the end of 2017

Canada Approved Bell 206 Polycarbonate Windshield, 11-Nov-16 : #HAC2016 Transport Canada (TCCA) approved the Bell 206 polycarbonate windshield replacement kit

Bell Helicopter Repairing Van Horn Tail Rotor Blades, 02-Mar-16 : Bell Helicopter Blades repair operation has received approval from the FAA to repair Van Horn composite tail rotor blades for Bell 206 Series models

Van Horn Aviation Bell 206B Composite Main Rotor Blades, 22-Feb-16 : Rotor blade manufacturer Van Horn Aviation (VHA) received a FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for composite main rotor blades fitting the Bell 206B JetRanger helicopter

26-Feb-14 - Bell furthers collaboration with Van Horn Aviation




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