Rotorcraft

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

H145
Sep 18, 2020 - 7:45 AM
HTM-Helicopters will be the first operator to use the new five-bladed Airbus H145 D3 in the offshore wind market.
H135
Sep 17, 2020 - 9:24 AM
NASA has signed a $15 million HCare Infinite maintenance agreement with Airbus Helicopters.
Bell 505 in Europe
Sep 16, 2020 - 12:05 PM
Bell Flight named Aero Club in Poland and Air Service International in Denmark as its two new authorized maintenance centers in Europe.
Sep 14, 2020 - 4:15 PM
The Helicopter Association International (HAI) is looking to reboot its Accreditation Program of Safety (APS) later this year.
Airbus H160.
Sep 10, 2020 - 1:35 PM
The Airbus H160's full-time automatic flight control system makes the pilot's job much easier.
Sep 9, 2020 - 9:17 AM
GPMS has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification approval for its Foresight MX health monitoring system on the Airbus AS350.
TH-73A
Sep 8, 2020 - 11:21 AM
FlightSafety International has been awarded a contract to support of the U.S. Navy’s advanced helicopter training system.
Bell 214ST
Sep 6, 2020 - 4:56 PM
Bell has begun type certificate (TC) transfer for the model 214ST and B/B1 helicopters to Erickson.
Bristow AW139
Sep 2, 2020 - 5:41 PM
Bristow Group is rebranding its wholly-owned Brazilian subsidiary Aeroleo and is writing off its investment in another Brazilian operator Lider.
Airbus UH-72B
Sep 2, 2020 - 2:42 PM
The updated helicopter replaces the tailrotor on the UH-72A Lakota with a Fenestron.