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

Mar 7, 2017 - 8:00 AM
According to the JSfirm hiring trends survey, 51 percent of aviation companies believe the presidential election will have a positive impact for aviation.
Ireland-based helicopter lessor Waypoint Leasing has placed an order for 16 more Airbus Helicopters, including H135s, H145s and, for the first time, H175s. Photo: Barry Ambrose
Mar 7, 2017 - 8:00 AM
Waypoint Leasing will be taking the number of Airbus Helicopters aircraft in its fleet above 60, with new orders for the H135, H145 and H175 models.
Photo: Mariano Rosales
Mar 7, 2017 - 8:00 AM
The new orders follow a year when Milestone wrote $1 billion in leases and letters of intent
Andreas Loewenstein recently took the helm of Marenco Swisshelicopter, which aims to certify its SKYe SH09 next year.
Mar 7, 2017 - 7:30 AM
Swiss Alpinlift Helikopter is ordering the SKYe SH09 helicopter.
Mar 7, 2017 - 7:00 AM
LCI, the launch customer for the light intermediate twin-turbine AW169, leased three to Norwegian operator Airlift.
The SmartCopter suite for mission-oriented helicopter operators developed by Astronautics and Jagid Management combines an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissence system and tactical and strategic communications system into one portable device.
Mar 7, 2017 - 2:00 AM
The portable ISR system weighs about 80 pounds and can be installed in helicopters and fixed-wing airplanes.
The Universal Avionics automatic transition-to-hover feature for the AS332L/L1 Super Puma reduces crew workload during winch operations.
Mar 7, 2017 - 1:38 AM
The capability was successfully integrated and tested on the AS332L/L1 Super Puma
Mar 7, 2017 - 1:20 AM
The STC includes ADS-B integration, TargetTrend and Terminal Traffic, geo-referenced FliteCharts, Smart Airspace and other enhancements.
Mar 7, 2017 - 1:00 AM
The MRO company, which changed its logo and launched a new website during Heli-Expo, can now provide services for the T53 engine.
Heli-One has recently relocated its facilities in British Columbia from Boundary Bay to new buildings in Richmond and Delta.
Mar 7, 2017 - 1:00 AM
The MRO recently relocated its Canadian headquarters and established new services for the the AW139, the S-92 and the venerable S-61.