News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Those deliveries also pushed the company's revenue higher while profits were down from R&D spending on the Army's Future Vertical Lift programs.
The new Leonardo academy will be operated by Rotorsim, a joint venture between Leonardo and CAE.
MD Helicopters hopes improved customer support will make it a player again in the commercial helicopter market.
While Airbus Helicopters orders and deliveries drop, increasing service revenues improve the bottom line.
The company's Accessories Center of Excellence facilities are certified by Honeywell and Triumph Group for repair of helo and turboprop engine LRUs.
EASA approves VRM's VR flight simulation training device for the Robinson R22.
China is still dominating sales of helicopter but more than 80 are in crates or in storage, raising concerns about the viability of the market, ASG said.
Helitech 2021 is set to return to the ExCeL convention center on October 5 and 6, featuring more than 300 exhibitors, a live fly-in, and some 100 seminars.
Hill's HX50 digital cockpit is designed to minimize pilot workload.
With AW09 service entry projected for early 2024, Leonardo is making plans to work on a hybrid-electric helicopter in the second half of the decade.