Cracked Grips on Compsite MR Blades

Composite blades PN


Rampart Helicopters sent in composite blades for biannual inspection, several cracks in the grip plates were found. We are not rip and tear operators, these are blades flown with care, no loads over 3000 Lbs.

There are ADs related to this this issue on Bell Metal Blades:

AD 2018-02-07 MR Blades AD 2018-02-08 MR Blades

Jeff R. Armstrong

Rampart Helicopter Services, LLC

1251 Haystack Dr.

Castle Rock, CO. 80104

303 419-5442