Rotorcraft

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

March 25, 2020, 8:06 PM

Bell, Sikorsky Move On To Next Round of Army's FARA Derby

The U.S. Army has selected Bell and Sikorsky to provide prototypes for its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program.

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Mar 31, 2020 - 9:45 AM
Airbus closed its Voom per seat helicopter charter operation, saying that data generated from the booking app will inform its urban air mobility plans.
The London Heliport at Battersea
Mar 30, 2020 - 11:18 AM
The London Heliport at Battersea is closed until at least April 13.
EpiShuttle
Mar 30, 2020 - 10:41 AM
German helicopter air ambulance service DRF Luftrettung will begin transporting Covid-19 patients in “EpiShuttles” this week to protect patients and crew.
AW139 covid
Mar 28, 2020 - 2:12 PM
Leonardo is using fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters to aid Italian authorities in the country’s ongoing struggle against Covid-19.
Lynn Tilton
Mar 27, 2020 - 12:34 PM
MD is continuing normal operations.
Sikorsky Raider and Bell 360 Invictus
Mar 25, 2020 - 8:06 PM
The U.S. Army has selected Bell and Sikorsky to provide prototypes for its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program.
Bristow
Mar 25, 2020 - 9:26 AM
Bristow Group is transporting suspected Covid-19 patients in specially-configured helicopters.
Ka-31
Mar 25, 2020 - 8:09 AM
After a long delay, the Russian navy is now operating the Ka-31, the airborne early warning/surface search version of the Ka-27 shipborne ASW helicopter.
Mar 23, 2020 - 10:18 AM
The Covid-19 crisis has shut down helitour operations from New York to Hawai.
Mar 23, 2020 - 8:31 AM
Blade is offering delivery service from New York City to the surrounding areas including the Hamptons during the Covid-19 crisis.