News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Deal adds to deep Airbus relationship
The value of the combined orders for new Leonardo helicopters adds up the $231 million.
As Astronautics’ newest connectivity platform, AGCS will serve as a solution for the original equipment manufacturer’s production helicopters.
Airbus Helicopters has chosen the T3CAS integrated surveillance system from ACSS for its new H160 commercial transport helicopters.
The manufacturer restarted production of the K-Max in 2015 for 10 helicopters; now it sees production running through at least 2019.
New helicopter will have various applications and has many international partners, though mainly European.
Aircraft PT1 and PT2 are currently flying and collectively have accumulated 450 flight hours through last week.
Legacy CH-53 customers Germany, Japan and Israel among others are considered potential customers of the new CH-53K King Stallion.
TAI has unveiled a demonstration airframe for the T625, an indigenously designed utility helicopter that could be the start of a growing family
Starting with the H160, the European rotorcraft producer has new plans for the future.