Rotorcraft

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

May 14, 2021, 6:22 AM

Japan’s New Seahawk Variant Takes to the Air

The SH-60L is the latest in a line of license-built Seahawk versions for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.

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Mitsubishi XSH-60L
May 14, 2021 - 6:22 AM
The SH-60L is the latest in a line of license-built Seahawk versions for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.
Bell 505
May 12, 2021 - 11:43 AM
The first Bell 505 was delivered in 2017. Today 300 aircraft are in operation across six continents.
May 11, 2021 - 1:15 PM
Tomorrow's rotorcraft could have systems updated in flight.
Airbus H145 Simulator
May 11, 2021 - 8:48 AM
A Thales Airbus Helicopters H145 simulator has been installed at Helisim’s simulation center on the Airbus campus in Grand Prairie, Texas.
May 6, 2021 - 1:28 PM
Columbia Helicopters and Boeing’s Aurora Flight Sciences team to develop vision system for daylight firefighting.
Leonardo AW139 main gearbox
May 5, 2021 - 12:14 PM
The additional capability from Leonardo comes after Heli-One added AW139 intermediate gearbox and tail gearbox capability last year.
Wisk Cora
May 5, 2021 - 11:01 AM
Wisk Aero will supply and operate up to 30 of its eVTOLs for Blade Urban Air Mobility’s passenger transportation network.
Halo Aviation helicopter
May 5, 2021 - 10:21 AM
Directional Aviation’s OneSky Flight has acquired Halo Aviation, adding another helicopter operation and laying the foundation for urban air mobility ops.
R44
May 3, 2021 - 11:59 AM
Robinson has been manufacturing helicopters since 1979.
May 3, 2021 - 11:57 AM
NBAA has formed a new Advanced Air Mobility Roundtable as a forum to chart a course for the integration of AAM technologies into U.S. airspace.