Rotorcraft

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

May 5, 2021, 10:21 AM

With Halo Buy, Directional Eyes Urban Air Mobility Ops

Directional Aviation’s OneSky Flight has acquired Halo Aviation, adding another helicopter operation and laying the foundation for urban air mobility ops.

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Bell Jet Ranger X
Apr 30, 2021 - 10:00 AM
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.
Leonardo Philadelphia flight simulators
Apr 30, 2021 - 9:35 AM
The new Leonardo academy will be operated by Rotorsim, a joint venture between Leonardo and CAE.
MD Helicopters
Apr 29, 2021 - 3:42 PM
MD Helicopters hopes improved customer support will make it a player again in the commercial helicopter market.
Airbus H160
Apr 29, 2021 - 10:51 AM
While Airbus Helicopters orders and deliveries drop, increasing service revenues improve the bottom line.
Apr 28, 2021 - 11:02 AM
The company's Accessories Center of Excellence facilities are certified by Honeywell and Triumph Group for repair of helo and turboprop engine LRUs.
Virtual reality training headset
Apr 27, 2021 - 9:47 AM
EASA approves VRM's VR flight simulation training device for the Robinson R22.
Apr 26, 2021 - 10:44 AM
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.
Apr 23, 2021 - 12:01 AM
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 Digital Cockpit
Apr 22, 2021 - 12:30 PM
Hill's HX50 digital cockpit is designed to minimize pilot workload.
Leonardo AW09
Apr 21, 2021 - 8:08 AM
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.