Rotorcraft

News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.

May 27, 2020, 12:15 PM

GAMA: 1Q Genav Deliveries See Covid-19 Impact

Though the first quarter of the year started well for general aviation manufacturers, as the Covid pandemic took hold, deliveries fell.

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Jun 1, 2020 - 10:01 AM
Citing debt, Covid-19, Universal Helicopters ceases operations
May 28, 2020 - 3:11 PM
Covid-19 has not stopped new rotor blade research and patents at Airbus and Bell.
May 27, 2020 - 12:38 PM
A new venture has been formed to help lenders to the offshore rotorcraft industry dispose of under-utilized assets.
Bombardier Global 7500
May 27, 2020 - 12:15 PM
Though the first quarter of the year started well for general aviation manufacturers, as the Covid pandemic took hold, deliveries fell.
May 23, 2020 - 7:32 AM
Flight Safety Foundation proposes strategy to reduce commercial VFR helicopter operations.
Rotak K-Max helicopter
May 22, 2020 - 9:49 AM
Forty percent of all Type 1, large helicopters exclusive use USFS firefighting contracts awarded to Kaman K-Max operators.
May 20, 2020 - 11:49 AM
Uniflight Global has primarily specialized in helicopter MRO services since its founding.
Bell 407
May 20, 2020 - 11:48 AM
The NTSB found that a helicopter air ambulance operator’s “inadequate management of safety” led to the fatal crash of a Survival Fight helicopter.
May 18, 2020 - 10:56 AM
Twenty-five percent of Part 147 schools have suspended operations.
Robinson Helicopter windshield test
May 17, 2020 - 9:03 AM
Robinson is offering optional impact-resistant windshields for R22, R44, and R66 helicopters.