Rotorcraft

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

January 15, 2021, 7:02 AM

Australia Selects Apache Guardian for Recon Requirement

Slaying Vipers and culling Tigers, the Apache has been selected to answer the Australian Army Aviation Corps attack helicopter requirement.

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Jan 26, 2021 - 12:23 PM
A new report predicts that the helicopter fleet servicing the offshore wind electricity market will increase by 100 by 2030.
Jan 26, 2021 - 11:12 AM
A Bell 412 will conduct radiation mapping and sensing flights over the site of Super Bowl LV.
Jan 26, 2021 - 7:08 AM
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.
Mont Blanc Helicopters
Jan 26, 2021 - 2:41 AM
Airbus Helicopters maintained a 48 percent share of the worldwide civil and parapublic market in 2020.
Jan 25, 2021 - 12:36 PM
Drone pierces windshield of Chilean Navy UH-57B, injuring front seat crewmember.
Jan 25, 2021 - 12:01 PM
Kaman's optionally piloted vehicle module for the K-Max helicopter will enter ground and flight testing during the first half of 2021.
Jan 25, 2021 - 11:51 AM
Sikorsky and Boeing unveiled a slicker version of their SB-1 “Defiant” for the U.S. Army's $40 billion future long range assault aircraft competition.
Jan 23, 2021 - 1:15 PM
The Vertical Flight Society has canceled its annual in-person Forum gathering due to continuing covid concerns.
Airbus H130 Flightlab
Jan 22, 2021 - 3:12 AM
Airbus flying laboratory dedicated to evaluating future UAM and helicopter innovations.
Bell Subaru 412 EPX
Jan 21, 2021 - 7:56 AM
Since 1981, Bell has delivered more than 1,100 412 medium twins across 11 different variants.