Rotorcraft

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

October 15, 2019, 9:36 AM

ADEX 2019: KAI Unveils KF-X Mockup, New Surion Variants

South Korea’s fifth-generation fighter program recently completed a major milestone with the passing of its critical design review.

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Agro-drone R22-UV in flight
Oct 7, 2019 - 11:31 AM
UAVOS has converted a Robinson R-22 to fly unmanned and spray pesticides
Oct 2, 2019 - 11:02 AM
Rotorcraft mission specific equipment manufacturer Dart Aerospace can now boost is catalog with the addition of Oregon-based Simplex Aerospace.
Bell 360 Invictus
Oct 2, 2019 - 6:42 AM
Bell's Model 360 "Invictus" with feature "proven technologies" the company says
Sep 28, 2019 - 3:48 AM
Moscow has demanded that the helicopters destined for its armed forces have no Western equipment, including the powerplant
AH-6i
Sep 27, 2019 - 3:36 AM
Thailand has been approved to receive the light attack helicopter, which is sought to provide special forces support.
Leonardo TH-119
Sep 27, 2019 - 12:29 AM
AIN flies the Leonardo TH-119 IFR training helicopter.
H145
Sep 26, 2019 - 4:40 PM
New Airbus H145 D3 on track for 2020 certification.
Voom
Sep 26, 2019 - 3:34 PM
Airbus unit Voom said it would begin on-demand, per-seat helicopter service in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sep 26, 2019 - 3:43 AM
Korea's NI-600VT is based on the Rotorway A600 with a KAI-developed autonomous systems.
Leonardo support center
Sep 25, 2019 - 3:21 PM
Leonardo said it would build a new Florida support center if selected for the U.S. Navy's new training helicopter program.