News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
The compound Sikorsky-Boeing SB-1 Defiant helicopter broke the 200-knot speed barrier earlier this month.
Sens Schatz, Hirono introduce legislation to mandate 135 for air tour, skydiving ops.
Precise Flight's Pulselite bird strike prevention system STC has been expanded to include Bell 429 and 505 helicopters.
Leonardo has sold over 70 of its AW109 Trekker skid gear light twins, including to a helicopter EMS services in Normandy, France.
New Bristow CEO Chris Bradshaw says industry consolidation "long overdue."
Leonardo has received EASA certification for the super-medium twin AW189K, a variant developed with a pair of Safran Aneto 1K engines.
A bill to mandate HTAWS and flight recorders for large helicopters was introduced by House and Senate Democrats.
Kaman Aerospace has already received commitments for its first five unmanned K-1200 K-Max helicopter kits for civil operators.
Ascent has partnered with Thai helicopter operators SRS Aviation and Advance Aviation to offer on demand helicopter charter in several locations.
Airbus Helicopters is poised to receive French government financial support to develop a hybrid powerplant for its H125 single.