Rotorcraft

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

July 2, 2020, 11:03 AM

Airbus H160 Gets EASA Nod

Airbus Helicopters’ medium twin H160 received EASA type certification approval on July 1.

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ENG equipped Bell 429
Jul 8, 2020 - 5:21 PM
Bell has delivered the first dedicted ENG helicopter for service in China.
Jul 8, 2020 - 9:39 AM
The consolidation integrated three StandardAero helicopter maintenance facilities into one.
Jul 7, 2020 - 3:27 PM
A-Star sustained minor damage after "an inflight collision with a hard object of polycarbonate construction."
Jul 7, 2020 - 2:15 PM
Leonardo announced the first commercial and EMS order for its IFR-certified AW119Kx single-engine helicopter.
Jul 7, 2020 - 1:09 PM
A California man who lasered a sheriff’s helicopter in 2017 has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison.
E-2C Hawkeye France
Jul 7, 2020 - 12:59 PM
The latest round of U.S. State Department approvals of Foreign Military Sales includes a prospective deal to supply MV-22 Osprey tiltrotors to Indonesia.
Jul 6, 2020 - 4:23 PM
Two Colorado congressman are continuing push for mandatory crash resistant fuel systems (CRFS) in all helicopter air ambulances.
counterfeit K-26
Jul 6, 2020 - 8:42 AM
Moldovan police raided a factory in Cruileni allegedly making unauthorized copies of Russian Kamov-26 coaxial rotor utility helicopters.
H160
Jul 2, 2020 - 11:03 AM
Airbus Helicopters’ medium twin H160 received EASA type certification approval on July 1.
Jul 1, 2020 - 9:45 AM
UAE's Horizon International Flight Academy achieved the milestone with the 12 Bell 505 light singles it's received since January.