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8 May 2017


News: EASA publishes research on Vibration Health Monitoring (VHM) or alternative techniques for helicopters

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published a research paper, completed by Cranfield University, on VHM or alternative techniques for helicopters. The project investigates new methods and technologies for the in-situ detection of main rotor faults, compared to existing health monitoring techniques for large helicopters, and considers the use of Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) data, with a particular focus on the main gearbox and epicyclic planet gear bearings.

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