Rotorcraft

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

November 26, 2020, 4:44 AM

Germany Orders NH90 Sea Tiger Helicopters

The shipborne Sea Tiger helicopter will defend the German navy’s frigates against both submarine and surface attack.

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Nov 24, 2020 - 8:40 AM
Blade India using Bell 407 and Airbus H130 aircraft to slash travel times.
Nov 24, 2020 - 8:13 AM
Helicopter spun near the runway and impacted terrain at night, in fog.
Nov 24, 2020 - 7:22 AM
Russian Helicopters has made its first European delivery of an Ansat light twin.
Nov 23, 2020 - 2:36 PM
Bell has appointed Rheinland Air Service (RAS) as the first authorized German dealer for the Bell 505 turbine light single.
Nov 23, 2020 - 8:58 AM
Heli Show, Brazil’s first in-person aviation fair this year, was held through Saturday as part of the São Paulo Boat Show.
Andrew Rene Hernandez
Nov 22, 2020 - 2:53 PM
The pilot of drone that hit an LAPD helicopter is facing federal charges for the unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft.
Nov 20, 2020 - 8:15 AM
The Rotorcraft category saw two new helicopters introduced during the Top Flight Awards time period.
Sikorsky president Dan Schultz
Nov 19, 2020 - 1:51 PM
Sikorsky Aircraft president Dan Schultz will retire in early 2021, be replaced by Lockheed Martin executive Paul Lemmo.
Nov 17, 2020 - 12:21 PM
Rotorcraft students complete FAA and EASA training on parallel tracks under the program offered by Hillsboro Aero Academy in partnership with RotorSky.
Leonardo TH-73A
Nov 16, 2020 - 12:13 PM
Leonardo will deliver another 36 TH-73A turbine single helicopters under a new $171 million award.