News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Citing debt, Covid-19, Universal Helicopters ceases operations
Covid-19 has not stopped new rotor blade research and patents at Airbus and Bell.
A new venture has been formed to help lenders to the offshore rotorcraft industry dispose of under-utilized assets.
Though the first quarter of the year started well for general aviation manufacturers, as the Covid pandemic took hold, deliveries fell.
Flight Safety Foundation proposes strategy to reduce commercial VFR helicopter operations.
Forty percent of all Type 1, large helicopters exclusive use USFS firefighting contracts awarded to Kaman K-Max operators.
Uniflight Global has primarily specialized in helicopter MRO services since its founding.
The NTSB found that a helicopter air ambulance operator’s “inadequate management of safety” led to the fatal crash of a Survival Fight helicopter.
Twenty-five percent of Part 147 schools have suspended operations.
Robinson is offering optional impact-resistant windshields for R22, R44, and R66 helicopters.