News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
The milestone aircraft—a turbine single R66, S/N 0763—will be delivered to Hover Dynamics, one of three long-time Robinson dealers in South Africa.
Company is hopeful to resume flight testing of 525 Relentless shortly.
session will focus on the latest research and developments on topics that over the years have led to numerous helicopter accidents and pilot deaths.
While delivery numbers were down, the average unit price sold increased substantially thanks to customer-specified options.
Falcon Aviation will operate Leonardo's AW169 in support of Total's offshore oil and gas activities in the Arabian Gulf.
Helicopters are particularly vulnerable to these attacks.
Alert Service Bulletin from Sikorsky calls for a special one-time inspection of the tail rotor and bearing assemblies.
Unlike tiltrotors such the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey or Leonardo AW609, the "Blue Whale" is a quad proprotor design.
With their longer lives and slower depreciation rates, helicopters are generally more attractive for leasing than airplanes.
The Italian industrial concern acquired the remaining 60 percent of shares in a joint venture that developed the SD-Hero unmanned helicopter.