News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
A Bell 525 flight-test vehicle (FTV) crashed on July 6 while on a test flight from the company's XworX facility in Arlington, Texas.
The helicopter was en route to pick up a patient in Yreka, Calif., and none of the crew on board was injured.
The system incorporates lightweight components and is certified for more than 10 different layouts.
The UK cargo-hook manufacturer’s Hawk 8000lb system was selected for inclusion on the Bell 525 Relentless.
Move is designed to thwart a proposed plan by Helicopter Flight Services (HFS), operating as HeliNY, to establish a helitour base from a barge.
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.