News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
The first Bell 505 was delivered in 2017. Today 300 aircraft are in operation across six continents.
Tomorrow's rotorcraft could have systems updated in flight.
A Thales Airbus Helicopters H145 simulator has been installed at Helisim’s simulation center on the Airbus campus in Grand Prairie, Texas.
Columbia Helicopters and Boeing’s Aurora Flight Sciences team to develop vision system for daylight firefighting.
The additional capability from Leonardo comes after Heli-One added AW139 intermediate gearbox and tail gearbox capability last year.
Wisk Aero will supply and operate up to 30 of its eVTOLs for Blade Urban Air Mobility’s passenger transportation network.
Directional Aviation’s OneSky Flight has acquired Halo Aviation, adding another helicopter operation and laying the foundation for urban air mobility ops.
Robinson has been manufacturing helicopters since 1979.
NBAA has formed a new Advanced Air Mobility Roundtable as a forum to chart a course for the integration of AAM technologies into U.S. airspace.
The company says it has enough stock of replacement collective sticks to cover the entire 505 fleet.