Rotorcraft

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

May 20, 2019, 11:19 AM

Russian Helicopters Keeps Low Profile at HeliRussia’2019

The Russian manufacturer has experienced a downturn in sales, but now has an order for 100 Mi-28NMs.

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Bell 505
May 13, 2019 - 7:05 AM
Northern Vietnam Helicopter will fly Bell 505s on tours over Ha Long Bay.
May 11, 2019 - 1:03 PM
Helicopter services company Bristow Group has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
XTI TriFan 600 VTOL
May 9, 2019 - 7:47 AM
A 65 percent scale prototype of the XTI TriFan 600 made its first flight last week in Placerville, California.
May 8, 2019 - 7:14 PM
Helicopter services company Bristow Group paid out $2.125 million in "retention bonuses" for four top executives.
May 8, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Helicopter services company Bristow Group's stock has been trading below the NYSE's $1 minimum price for over a month.
K-Max in flight
May 7, 2019 - 10:46 AM
Kaman says it is working on optionally piloted vehicles for commercial use
May 6, 2019 - 9:44 AM
The HeliOffShore Safety Intelligence Program collects operational data from 85 percent of the world's offshore helicopter fleet.
May 5, 2019 - 3:18 PM
A Helicopteres Guimbal G2 crashed into the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, killing both aboard.
May 1, 2019 - 7:29 PM
A Novictor Robinson R44 crashed during a rainstorm near Honolulu on Monday, killing all three aboard.
May 1, 2019 - 3:23 PM
Air ambulance provider Air Methods says it has expanded its in-network coverage agreement with health insurer Anthem to six more states.