News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Such a system could provide significant gains in a helicopter's lift-to-drag ratio.
The company recently hinted that it is in the process of curtailing its massive buy of 200 Bell 407GXPs.
One helicopter operator gave attendees a new way to arrive in Black Rock in style.
New derivative features Safran Helicopter Engine Arriel 2E engines (1,000 shp each) and Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics.
Team owner Jerry Jones's new medium twin helo is painted in team livery, including the Cowboys’ signature blue star on the top of the vertical stabilizer.
The 2R was certified in December 2015 and is slated to power the Bell 505 JetRanger X light single.
The improved systems offers significant weight saving as well as a smoother ride
There have been two accidents involving Bell 206s where a malfunction of the main transmission freewheel system led to a failure of the main rotor mast.
Overall, accident rate for civil helicopters declined in the U.S. for the first six months of 2016, to 3.28 per 100,000 flight hours
MD Helicopters over the last two years has produced 24 armed MD 530F helicopters for the Afghan Air Force, in addition to earlier trainers.