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

Sep 17, 2015 - 10:54 AM
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.
AC352 prototype
Sep 14, 2015 - 9:33 AM
Counterpart of Airbus Helicopters AC352 to fly by the end of the year. Avic subsidiary also gave details on AC322 single.
Sep 10, 2015 - 9:20 AM
H125s, H130s to be operated in multi-role and EMS configurations in mainland China, while H175s will go to Hong Kong government.
Sep 8, 2015 - 11:33 AM
India’s first private helicopter venture gains steam at Nagpur, as Reliance prepares for production.
Marenco SKYe SH09 helicopter
Sep 8, 2015 - 8:43 AM
Certification of the light single helicopter delayed again by a few months.
Bell 525 Ship Two
Sep 3, 2015 - 10:05 AM
Bell remains on track to complete flight testing with five ships flying an estimated 1,500 hours by the end of next year.
Common Infrared Countermeasures system
Sep 1, 2015 - 9:40 AM
The Common Infrared Countermeasures Systems will eventually protect hundreds of helicopters and other aircraft from missile threats.
Aug 28, 2015 - 7:30 AM
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.
NHV H175
Aug 27, 2015 - 12:08 PM
Dutch operator NHV operating two H175 medium twins in the North Sea. German operator HTM receives H135 for offshore windfarm ops.
Aug 26, 2015 - 6:59 PM
The Mi-38-2 features Russian Klimov engines and will soon be offered with a VIP interior.