News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Stability augmentation system reduces single-pilot workload while providing precise “hands off” control of the aircraft during all modes of flight.
Proposed changes establish a new ditching certification methodology by which a target probability of capsize following a ditching can be determined.
The FAA and industry partners are working on the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing System for rotorcraft.
According to the AAIB, the helicopter’s decreasing airspeed went unnoticed by the pilots until the helicopter was in a critically low-energy state.
Rule will elimination of the requirement for HEMS operators to file a flight plan and allow helicopters to fly point-to-point below 5,000 feet.
Launch customers are Heli-Union, HeliDax, Helicopters Italia, Advanced Helicopter Services and Bristow Group.
DRF Luftrettung is leasing two Airbus H135P2 helicopters from Waypoint Leasing.
Sales of the Cabri G2 helicopter are up and flight times are climbing.
olls-Royce and Enstrom yesterday signed a new agreement covering provision of its M250 engines
Air France Industries KLM Engineer and Maintenance is an anchor partner