News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Russian defense ministry wants a next-generation rotorcraft that can reach 270 knots.
FAA says helicopter pilots should avoid conducting running landings in skid-equipped aircraft on runways with lighting systems embedded in pavement.
Name change is part of a wider overall corporate reorganization plan that merges the Finmeccanica's aerospace, defense and security assets.
Despite a softening commercial market, airframers do not appear to have scaled back their investment in technology.
But the Russian helicopter could face new competition from the relaunched Airbus helicopters H215 to be built in Romania.
The company had plans to build a VTOL business aircraft and drones. Neither materialized.
Waypoint sees significant long-term demand in Brazil despite current market conditions.
Industry has long maintained that equipment requirements make IFR flight uneconomical and impractical under Part 27 rules.
The 2016 winners have trained thousands, been involved in marine and mouton rescue missions and developed instrument approaches.
The company added the helicopters' tail rotor gearbox to its dynamic component repair service.