Rotorcraft

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

Airbus Helicopters H225 Super Puma
May 2, 2022 - 8:25 AM
Airbus H225 helicopters have found new life and missions in the wake of the 2016 offshore accident.
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in flight over green fields and rivers
Apr 29, 2022 - 10:21 AM
Commercial helicopter deliveries at Bell rose to 25 units in the first quarter of 2022.
Switzerland's Karen orders two Bell 505 helicopters
Apr 28, 2022 - 11:43 AM
Bell has signed a purchase agreement with Swiss helicopter services company Karen for two Bell 505 helicopters for charter and flight training.
Air-One eVTOL hub
Apr 26, 2022 - 11:54 AM
Urban-Air Port and eVTOL developer Supernal unveiled in the UK a fully functional example of a “multimodal infrastructure hub” to support eVTOL ops.
Ukrainian rescue helicopter in flight
Apr 26, 2022 - 10:22 AM
The CEO of Vita has hand-delivered the company's Vita Rescue System for helicopter rescue load stabilization into an active war zone in Ukraine.
R22 helicopter
Apr 25, 2022 - 2:59 PM
A Massachusetts man who had his license revoked in 2000 following a conviction for helicopter theft has now been found guilty of flying without a license.
Members of Rocket Lab Recovery Team (as identified by logos on black tee shirts) surrounding a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter on the airport ramp
Apr 19, 2022 - 10:59 AM
A Sikorsky S-92 helicopter will be used in an attempt to recover Rocket Lab's reusable Electron satellite booster mid-air following the rocket launch.
Apr 18, 2022 - 11:00 AM
Construction is beginning on two eVTOL vertiports in the Quad Cities and Oshkosh.
ACH160
Apr 17, 2022 - 9:58 AM
The Airbus ACH160 can be equipped with the modular Line Lounge interior.
Apr 14, 2022 - 12:37 PM
Eve Urban Air Mobility and Zanite Acquisition expect to complete their merger on May 9 and then float shares in the new Eve Holding entity on the NYSE.