Rotorcraft

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

Oct 2, 2020 - 3:19 PM
Halo-Flight has begun operating a Bell 407GXi single engine, single pilot IFR (SPIFR).
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
Oct 1, 2020 - 11:00 AM
Bell Textron names Intercopter in Taufkirchen, Germany, as an authorized maintenance center (AMC), its third AMC in Europe.
Sep 30, 2020 - 8:49 AM
Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first five-blade H145 D3 to the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation.
Kopter
Sep 29, 2020 - 8:18 PM
Kopter CEO Andreas Lowenstein has left the light helicopter manufacturer that Leonardo acquired in early 2020.
Airbus H175
Sep 25, 2020 - 8:18 AM
Omni Taxi Aereo will be the first operator for the Airbus H175 super-medium helicopter in Brazil.
Bell 505
Sep 24, 2020 - 1:50 PM
The fleet of more than 260 in-service Bell 505 Jet Ranger X light single turbine helicopters has accumulated more than 50,000 flight hours.
HX-50 interior
Sep 24, 2020 - 1:06 PM
HX50 helicopter interior designed to mirror that of a premium luxury automobile.
Sep 24, 2020 - 10:35 AM
Richard Paul Harper, the owner of helicopter sales and repair shop Apple International in Bristol, Tennessee, has been convicted of aircaft parts fraud.
Sep 23, 2020 - 1:15 PM
The operator of the fatal flight that killed Kobe Bryant, OC Helicopters, has been added to the defendant list.
Sep 23, 2020 - 10:59 AM
LCI and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing have agreed to establish a joint-venture helicopter leasing business.