Rotorcraft

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

June 1, 2021, 7:59 AM

Directional Aviation Division Halo To Buy 200 Eve eVTOLs for UAM Network

Halo, the new urban air mobility operational launched by business aviation group OneSky Flight, has placed an order for 200 eVTOLs from Embraer Eve.

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TH-73 delivery
Jun 11, 2021 - 12:36 PM
In a ceremony yesterday at its U.S. headquarters in Philadelphia, Leonardo Helicopters delivered the first TH-73A training helicopter to the U.S. Navy.
ADAC helo flies on susatainable aviation fuel
Jun 10, 2021 - 7:58 AM
Airbus, Safran, Dassault, Onera, and the French Ministry of Transport launch study to evaluate burning 100 percent SAF.
Jun 10, 2021 - 6:57 AM
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency said it would investigate the use of one of its helicopters at a Minnesota protest.
Jun 9, 2021 - 11:55 AM
ZF Luftfahrttechnik is an MRO provider to Germany's armed forces helicopter fleet and supplier of the Airbus H135 main gearbox.
Jun 9, 2021 - 8:40 AM
Safran Arrano engine approval brings FAA certification closer for Airbus Helicopters H160.
Jun 7, 2021 - 6:34 PM
This latest incident fuels the debate on the proper use of law enforcement helicopters.
Jun 4, 2021 - 11:46 AM
F. Lee Bailey owned Enstrom from 1971-1979.
Jun 2, 2021 - 12:56 PM
Gorka previously announced maintenance agreements covering Airbus EC130 and AS350 series helicopters.
Jun 2, 2021 - 10:30 AM
The NTSB concluded that spatial disorientation was the cause of the 2019 night AW139 crash in the Bahamas.
Jun 1, 2021 - 11:14 AM
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