Rotorcraft

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

January 20, 2022, 1:16 AM

Enstrom Helicopters Shutters, Files Bankruptcy

Enstrom delivered more than 1,300 helicopters during its 64 year history.

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H160M Guépard
Dec 22, 2021 - 12:09 PM
Ultimately France intends to buy 169 H160Ms for the HIL (light joint helicopter) requirement to serve with the air force, army and navy.
Jet Aviation
Dec 22, 2021 - 10:57 AM
The Bell 412 overhauls at Jet Aviation’s Fujairah, UAE operation included five-year inspections, engine upgrades, and new paint.
Dec 21, 2021 - 11:22 AM
New Mi-171 variant designed to serve offshore energy market.
Dec 21, 2021 - 10:36 AM
Coptersafety currently offers FAA-approved programs for the Leonardo AW139.
Bristow Overair Butterfly eVTOL
Dec 17, 2021 - 12:20 PM
Helo operator Bristow has launched a collaboration with Overair, marking its fourth such deal with an aircraft OEM in the advanced air mobility sector.
Vertical Aerospace VX4
Dec 16, 2021 - 9:20 AM
Shares in eVTOL aircraft developer Vertical Aerospace began trading on the New York Stock Exchange and are expected to raise $300 million.
Airbus H160
Dec 10, 2021 - 11:23 AM
ANH will add the Airbus H160 medium twin helicopter to its electronic news gathering fleet.
MRH90 Taipan
Dec 10, 2021 - 6:18 AM
Problems with the MRH90 Taipan military helicopter fleet have spurred the search for a successor, with the UH-60M leading the field.
Dec 9, 2021 - 1:56 PM
A crew from Air Station Detroit was called to extract a woman from a car in the Niagara River near American Falls.
Dec 9, 2021 - 12:05 PM
Helicopter OEM and leasing company teams on air taxi, border patrol services.