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

May 24, 2016 - 6:44 AM
Training service provider Ascent has awarded the last part of the new Military Flying Training System (MFTS)
May 23, 2016 - 2:30 PM
Helicopter training will start at Gama Aviation’s Fairoaks facility in the UK.
May 22, 2016 - 12:15 PM
Marenco Swisshelicopter has logged around 90 letters of intent for its new SH09 single-engine helicopter.
May 21, 2016 - 9:38 AM
Helicopter manufacturer hopes corporate/VIP market in Brazil, China will rebound soon
Mil Mi-38-2 on static
May 20, 2016 - 12:39 PM
A replacement for Russia's Mi-8/17 helicopters is finally in prospect, now that the Western engines and avionics are no longer included.
May 20, 2016 - 9:02 AM
London Heliport has reported an increase in movements over the past year. The facility has also recently celebrated its 500,000th movement
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in flight
May 19, 2016 - 3:30 PM
Bell does not expect that moving 505 production from Lafayette, La., to Mirabel, Quebec, will increase production costs or the helicopter's price.
May 18, 2016 - 9:48 AM
Company is now describing the Bell 525 Relentless as an 18-seater for offshore oil-and-gas operations—two more seats than originally anticipated.
May 18, 2016 - 3:38 AM
Mixed feedback on safety while some concerned patient care might be diminished.
NetJets London Heliport
May 17, 2016 - 12:03 PM
Now rebranded NetJets London Heliport, the port also recently celebrated its 500,000th movement.