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

Airbus Helicopters H160 first flight
Jun 16, 2015 - 9:01 AM
Turbomeca Arrano engines to replace Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210Es in a few months.
Jun 16, 2015 - 3:20 AM
Star Safire 380-HD selected as preferred electro-optical system for the H145 T2 and H135 P3/T3.
Jun 15, 2015 - 12:26 PM
Milestone ups order with Airbus Helicopters, while signing LOI for 20 Bell 525 Relentless.
Jun 15, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Officials signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday at the Paris Air Show.
Sikorsky S-76 in flight
Jun 15, 2015 - 7:10 AM
Parent company still has to make up its mind about selling or spinning off Sikorsky.
Russian Helicopters Mi-26s
Jun 13, 2015 - 11:30 AM
The constantly evolving Mi-8/17 family of helicopters accounted for more than half of all shipments in the past several years.
Jun 12, 2015 - 6:10 AM
India’s selection of the Kamov Ka-226T for its recon and surveillance helicopter requirement was a blow to Airbus Helicopters, but a boon to Turbomeca.
Airbus Helicopters H160
Jun 11, 2015 - 12:00 PM
X4 program materializes into innovative AW139 competitor but drops fly-by-wire controls.
Sikorsky S-76 in flight
Jun 11, 2015 - 8:50 AM
Modified S-76 has logged more than 75 hours of flight testing, including autonomous zone selection and landing.
Kaman K-Max
Jun 8, 2015 - 5:24 PM
The K-Max was certified in 1994 and the production line was shuttered in 2003 after 38 were built.