News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Aircraft covered 627-nm, point-to-point journey from AgustaWestland's factory in Yeovil, UK, to its Cascina Costa, Italy facility in 2 hours 18 minutes.
Counterpart of Airbus Helicopters AC352 to fly by the end of the year. Avic subsidiary also gave details on AC322 single.
H125s, H130s to be operated in multi-role and EMS configurations in mainland China, while H175s will go to Hong Kong government.
India’s first private helicopter venture gains steam at Nagpur, as Reliance prepares for production.
Certification of the light single helicopter delayed again by a few months.
Bell remains on track to complete flight testing with five ships flying an estimated 1,500 hours by the end of next year.
The Common Infrared Countermeasures Systems will eventually protect hundreds of helicopters and other aircraft from missile threats.
Some experts worry the state's UH-1Hs might not be able to safely haul the 324-gallon water buckets being sling from beneath the aircraft.
Dutch operator NHV operating two H175 medium twins in the North Sea. German operator HTM receives H135 for offshore windfarm ops.
The Mi-38-2 features Russian Klimov engines and will soon be offered with a VIP interior.