August 1, 2013 — Helicopter Specialties, Inc. (HSI) of Janesville, Wis., has named Nancy Barber as FAA Part 145 Administrator. For two years Ms. Barber previously served as an Administrative Assistant at HSI.
Part 145 of the Federal Aviation Regulations refers to the rules governing FAA Certified Repair Stations. In the past Ms. Barber worked in the regulatory environment for a large helicopter fleet operator and brings her broad experience to this new position at HSI.
Helicopter Specialties, Inc. is an FAA Certified Repair Station with 22 models of Bell, Eurocopter, Enstrom, AgustaWestland, MD and Robinson helicopters on its repair station certificate. HSI specializes in interiors, heavy maintenance, avionics, engineering, structural repairs and painting for helicopters of all types. Established in 1999, HSI facilties encompass two modern hangars at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport.