Defending Against COVID-19

VIH Aerospace donates ear saver straps

​When healthcare and other essential service workers expressed that wearing masks for extended periods can be uncomfortable, individuals, companies and organizations stepped up to offer solutions.

In British Columbia, a 7th grade Boy Scout named Quinn Callander inspired Victoria-based VIH Aerospace to produce adjustable face mask ear straps using a 3D printer. Callander published an open-source 3D print design that improves comfort by pulling mask straps off the back of the wearer’s ears. VIH has printed more than 100 "ear saver straps" using this open-source design. The ear savers have been donated to two local hospitals. ​Image Source: VIH Aerospace.

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VIH Aerospace offers top quality, value-enhanced helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services; including STC development and integrations, delivered effectively and professionally to meet or exceed Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications.  

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Posted 2020-04-28
Last Modified 2020-05-15 14:13