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A new report predicts that the helicopter fleet servicing the offshore wind electricity market will increase by 100 by 2030.
A Bell 412 will conduct radiation mapping and sensing flights over the site of Super Bowl LV.
The Vertical Flight Society saw its membership rise during 2020 and has announced a new partnership with the U.S. Army to support skills training.
Airbus Helicopters maintained a 48 percent share of the worldwide civil and parapublic market in 2020.
Drone pierces windshield of Chilean Navy UH-57B, injuring front seat crewmember.
The Vertical Flight Society has canceled its annual in-person Forum gathering due to continuing covid concerns.
Since 1981, Bell has delivered more than 1,100 412 medium twins across 11 different variants.
The Helicopter Association International has cancelled its annual Heli-Expo trade show scheduled for March 22 to 25 in New Orleans.
FreeFlight's new ADS-B Datalink transceivers are now approved for installation in more than 400 airframe types.
The NTSB has issued its final report on the 2018 Grand Canyon helitour crash.