Rotorcraft

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

AH-1Z Viper Bahrain
Oct 26, 2021 - 4:59 AM
The Gulf island kingdom is buying a dozen of the U.S.-made Vipers to modernize its attack helicopter fleet.
Helipass
Oct 25, 2021 - 10:58 AM
Flight-booking platform Helipass is positioning itself as a key enabler for commercial eVTOL operations.
(Photo: Metro Aviation)
Oct 25, 2021 - 9:15 AM
Metro Aviation hopes weather camera will reduce number of canceled flights due to inaccurate weather reporting.
Safran
Oct 19, 2021 - 9:40 AM
Safran's new Texas assembly line will produce the Arriel 2E engine for the U.S. Army’s UH-72B Lakota.
Oct 18, 2021 - 4:03 PM
A jury has faulted the company for conduct related to foreign military sales.
Leonardo A109SP
Oct 18, 2021 - 9:34 AM
Strong demand continues for medium twins.
Kaman Vy
Oct 14, 2021 - 12:27 PM
Transcend Air has selected Kaman to build its Vy 400 high-speed vertical takeoff and landing (HSVTOL) aircraft.
NBAA-BACE 2021
Oct 14, 2021 - 7:52 AM
Day 2 Keynote brings six AAM Innovators to stage, highlights repaid eVTOL developments.
Oct 14, 2021 - 7:48 AM
AIN senior editor Jerry Siebenmark takes a ride on Blade Urban Air Mobility's helicopter in a demonstration of UAM at NBAA-BACE.
ACH145 over Las Vegas
Oct 14, 2021 - 7:00 AM
Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has seen its order numbers rise in the aftermath of the Covid pandemic.