News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
The HMVS system seeks to actively cancel rotor-induced vibration at its source.
A switch illuminates the master caution panel indicating “tailboom” in the event of a failure.
Touchscreen technology is at the heart of the panel, which won’t be installed in the aircraft until 2025 or 2030.
Bell Helicopter has achieved its first European sale for the 407GXP single.
As a result of a January crash of a 280FX, the safety agency is shortening the window between inspection intervals for the helicopter maker.
Mecaer has developed a stylish cabin that is quiet and high-tech.
The market is relatively slow but both manufacturers see Europe as key.
The company attributed the $75 million loss to a one-time impairment-of-goodwill charge of $49.8 million.
The helicopter manufacturer is building a production kit version of the autonomy system developed under its Matrix research program.
The course covers the procedures, methods used and the skills required in all aspects of helicopter accident investigation.