News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
The Mi-171A2 borrows from the Mi-38: both helicopters appeared at the HeliRussia 2017 show.
Since it first entered service as the EC130 in 2001, the model has accumulated more than 1.8 million flight hours with 340 operators worldwide.
The Italian airframer sees growing worldwide demand for VIP rotorcraft operations.
Airbus Corporate Helicopters will provide tailored concierge-style end-to-end support for corporate and VIP customers.
Luxaviation Helicopters has formed an agreement with Azur Hélicoptère to provide transfers to private jet clients' end destinations.
Tronrud Engineering converted an LoI signed in 2014 into a firm order, citing the maturity of the helicopter and Marenco Swisshelicopter.
Winning a greater share of a much contracted market can be achieved through greater quality, believes Airbus
The light single fleet has accumulated more than 1.8 million hours since the helicopter's 2001 service entry.
MD 530Fs for Kenya, Bell 429s for Slovakia, and CH-47Ds for Greece would all be supplied under FMS terms
The preliminary report hints at an unsure crew operating in poor weather with suspect data.