Rotorcraft

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

Jun 21, 2017 - 6:34 AM
Deal adds to deep Airbus relationship
men with champagne in front of helicopter
Jun 20, 2017 - 11:22 AM
The value of the combined orders for new Leonardo helicopters adds up the $231 million.
Jun 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM
As Astronautics’ newest connectivity platform, AGCS will serve as a solution for the original equipment manufacturer’s production helicopters.
Jun 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Airbus Helicopters has chosen the T3CAS integrated surveillance system from ACSS for its new H160 commercial transport helicopters.
Jun 20, 2017 - 7:37 AM
The manufacturer restarted production of the K-Max in 2015 for 10 helicopters; now it sees production running through at least 2019.
Airbus Helicopters Racer
Jun 20, 2017 - 6:12 AM
New helicopter will have various applications and has many international partners, though mainly European.
Airbus Helicopters H160
Jun 19, 2017 - 11:10 AM
Aircraft PT1 and PT2 are currently flying and collectively have accumulated 450 flight hours through last week.
Jun 19, 2017 - 10:59 AM
Legacy CH-53 customers Germany, Japan and Israel among others are considered potential customers of the new CH-53K King Stallion.
Turkey’s T625 utility helicopter would have mostly indigenous components.
Jun 19, 2017 - 10:25 AM
TAI has unveiled a demonstration airframe for the T625, an indigenously designed utility helicopter that could be the start of a growing family
Jun 19, 2017 - 7:25 AM
Starting with the H160, the European rotorcraft producer has new plans for the future.