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

Detached Tail boom from Bell 407 helicopter accident laying in dirt
Nov 19, 2022 - 10:07 AM
Bell 407 operators are advised to torque check tail boom attachment hardware following a June in-flight separation accident.
Map depicting 2020 Canberra area Orroral Valley brushfire in Australia
Nov 17, 2022 - 8:15 AM
Australian coroner's court is investigating a 2020 Orroral Valley bushfire, which was started by army helicopter’s search light.
Norsk Luftambulanse air ambulance in flight with crew member standing in open door
Nov 15, 2022 - 3:46 PM
According to Norway’s Accident Investigation Board, ice-clogged inlet barrier filters likely caused the dual flameout on an Airbus H145 helicopter.
Crash Resistant Fuel System installed on Airbus Helicopters AS350 AStar fuselage display during HAI Heli-Expo 2022
Nov 14, 2022 - 11:51 AM
EASA is proposing a rule that would require crash-resistant fuel systems in all in-production helicopters and most in-service rotorcraft.
Robinson Helicopter Founder Frank Robinson (right) with son Kurt current CEO (left) in front of Robinson Helicopter in hangar
Nov 14, 2022 - 10:09 AM
Frank Robinson, founder of iconic helicopter company, passed away over the weekend. He was 92.
Blade MediMobility helicopter on helipad with organ transport team
Nov 10, 2022 - 10:59 AM
Blade Air Mobility's organ transport business, MediMobility, now equates to nearly half of its revenues.
Airbus Helicopters is now offering a new "Lounge" cabin interior for its ACH160 aircraft.
Nov 10, 2022 - 4:05 AM
Italy's Air Corporate plans to base a newly acquired ACH160 in a special ‘Lounge” configuration in Milan early next year.
Nov 9, 2022 - 7:17 AM
Now flying 15 H145s and three H135s, German EMS operator DRF Luftrettung adds to its Airbus fleet with an order for two more H145s.
GE’s CT7-2E1 helicopter engine
Nov 8, 2022 - 12:33 PM
GE Aerospace has delivered its 250th CT7-2E1 helicopter engine to Leonardo Helicopter.
Airbus H145 helicopter owned by The Helicopter and Jet Company in flight
Nov 8, 2022 - 12:07 PM
Safran Helicopter Engines will provide support-by-the-hour for The Helicopter and Jet Company's Airbus fleet in Saudi Arabia.