Date Added: Mar 2010
Columbia Helicopters is one of the largest heavy-lift helicopter companies in the world. Founder Wes Lematta began the company with a used Hiller 12B helicopter; today the company has a worldwide fleet of more than 30 aircraft and approximately 800 employees. Columbia Helicopters wanted to perform repairs as quickly as possible also wanted to Increase helicopters' lifting capacity. To master these challenges Columbia Helicopters Industry accepted FEA solution. The use of finite element analysis (FEA) is turning out to be very helpful to Columbia Helicopters in keeping its helicopters in the air.