News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
In the 2016 crash the main rotor separated from the aircraft; the investigation is ongoing.
Blade’s Bounce on-demand service to JFK starts at $695 for the whole helicopter (typically an Astar) and $195 for per-seat scheduled service.
Civil helicopter deliveries increased to 78 in the quarter, up from 56 in the same period last year.
Sikorsky's civil helicopter sales have been hit particularly hard by the global energy slump.
But resale values for newer used singles and light twins remain soft.
Falcon initially envisions demand for five movements a day and will have two helicopters available for charter.
Company assisting with the liquidation of 13 helicopters that were abandoned as part of the CHC bankruptcy reorganization plan.
Bell logs orders for five helicopters at Rotorcraft Asia, and sees Indonesia, Philippines, India, Thailand and Australia as key markets.
Sikorsky has appointed Thai Aviation Services its first customer support center in Thailand.
Philippines operator PhilJets ordered a new H145 an a pair of H135 helicopters.