News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
R&D will focus on human factors research in areas such as aircrew health monitoring and helmet fatigue.
Norway's accident investigation bureau said the fatigue phenomenon appears to have its origin on the inner surface of the second-stage planet gear.
Safran Helicopter Engines (Turbomeca) has found a way to keep the flow swirling in the combustor.
The small helicopter will serve as a scout vehicle for a surface rover.
Helicopter EMS companies are pushing back against health insurers who are either outright denying patient claims or reimbursing them at low rates.
Current regs inadequate for fly-by-wire helicopters
One operator wants to move to avoid restrictions in New York City but is meeting resistance at its planned alternate location.
The helicopter demonstrated landings and takeoffs at 15,200 feet.
Order builds on a previous contract for 10.
The milestone was reached in less than 12 years.