News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team has released a new recommended practice training guide to mitigate risks, including plans based on real acccidents.
Flying in masks and gloves and distancing from cabin medical crews is now required conduct for emergency helicopter pilots.
Chip Paige was killed when a 1969 Bell UH-1H crashed into a Mesa, Arizona park.
Bell recently completed noise testing on its 525 super-medium twin.
An HAI webinar with JSFirm highlighted the job losses that has come from the Covid-19 crisis in the rotorcraft industry, but offered tools for job seekers.
The Sikorsky S-92A+ upgrade kit provides added safety redundancy if primary lubrication fails and extends the overhaul interval by up to 25 percent.
Elling Halvorson, who died on April 16 at the age of 88, founded Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters in 1965, a business that flies 600,0000 pax a year.
Air ambulance bailout would cover estimated losses for the next six months.
The Air Force tested its rescue helicopter in extreme temperature regimes.
GE Aviation also announces availability of its TrueChoice Commercial Services maintenance plan for the T700.