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Outerlink and Sterling Helicopter team on Air IP STC’s

Outerlink has teamed with Sterling Helicopter on developing STC’s for the new Outerlink Air IP router that provides unparalleled access to the internet from helicopters. With dual-band Wi-Fi throughout the cabin passengers have a uniquely stable connection to the internet across multiple networks giving them the power they need for business, medical, law enforcement, and firefighting. The Air IP system is designed to allow multiple users to access the internet at the same time while maintaining a digital throughput of typically 10 Mbps for each user.

Visit Us at Booth # 2328 at the 2020 HAI HELI-EXPO!

Sterling Helicopter will be exhibiting at booth # 2328 in the Heli-Expo HAI 2020 in Anaheim, CA.  Sterling’s booth will be focused on its World Class part 145 Repair Station where we maintain corporate and VIP helicopters, including manufacturers like Bell, Airbus, Leonardo, Sikorsky, and MD.  Sterling is offering additional services to its clients that have never been offered before.

Take an In-Depth Look at Our New Partnership with Airbus and Superior Helicopter

Since 1984, we at Sterling Helicopter have been providing our customers with high-quality helicopter maintenance and repair services. Over the years, we have grown to be an industry leader and have continued to find new ways to serve our customers. As proud Airbus partners, we’re excited to announce that we have secured the first HCare Infinite contract in North America. While this is just the tip of the iceberg for us as a company, we are happy to say that...

Meet Sterling Helicopter at the 2019 HAI HELI-EXPO!

What is the HAI HELI-EXPO?

Each year, the HAI HELI-EXPO is where the international helicopter community gathers to build professional connections, stay up-to-date on the latest industry developments, and honor the men and women who represent the best of helicopter aviation. Hosted by the Helicopter Association International (HAI), the event features over 100 educational seminars, over 700 exhibits and the opportunity to network with over 730 industry experts and suppliers.

Is VR Revolutionizing the Future of Helicopter Design?

Typically, the helicopter design process takes five to seven years to complete — but Bell just used Virtual Reality (VR) systems to design their FXC-001 helicopter in only six months. Bell recently released a video explaining their evolving VR design process and held a panel at the VR/AR Global Summit to discuss the practical use of incorporating VR into future product concepts and using it to enhance customer experience. The Traditional Helicopter Design Process During a typical helicopter design process, the engineer will...

3 Helpful Tips for Operating a Helicopter Safely

Here at Sterling Helicopter, we work to make sure your helicopter receives the best maintenance in a cost-effective manner. While our main focus is on helicopter maintenance, we’d be remiss not provide some insight on some common helicopter flying safety tips. We know how much our customers love to fly, so we want to ensure that they are always staying safe as they fly. Here are three helpful tips that help promote safe helicopter flying.   Go Through Your Pre-Departure Checklist If you don’t...

Why Your Helicopter Needs an Overhaul

Here at Sterling Helicopter, we serve as Philadelphia’s lone heliport that the public can access. We are capable of servicing a multitude of makes and models, as we’ve proven for the past 33-plus years. From our over-the-counter parts to our round-the-clock emergency aircraft on ground (AOG) maintenance for helicopters in need of timely repairs, there isn’t much that we can’t do when it comes to helicopter support service. One of our specialties is executing complete helicopter overhauls.

The Benefits of a Garmin Avionic System

At Sterling Helicopter, our team prides ourselves on providing pilots with the best MD helicopter service that they can get With affordable rates and emergency services available 24 hours a day, we believe that quality is the best practice when it comes to the maintenance, repair, and installation of flight instruments on your helicopter. This commitment to quality has led us to use Garmin for new avionics installations and upgrades From industry-leading navigation systems to a host of flight deck and...

Our World-Class Helicopter Service

At Sterling Helicopter, our team of highly-skilled and knowledgeable technicians delivers exceptional services and FAA-certified helicopter repairs to keep you safe with both quality and precision. We guarantee that every one of our FAA-certified staff members undergoes thorough training before working on any of your helicopters. Your helicopter is your pride and joy, and it is vital that we ensure you that our maintenance services are top of the line. We provide FAA-certified helicopter repair, maintenance and overhaul as well...

Sterling Helicopter: Providing Unmatched Service Since 1984

If you have been searching for a company to trust your helicopter repair to, you have probably already invested a significant amount of time and effort into making sure that your helicopter doesn't fall into the hands of a service that's unqualified or inefficient at what they do.   As an FAA approved repair station with over 30 years of experience serving the aviation community, we at Sterling Helicopter have become well-known for our commitment not only to providing excellent service but...