Rotorcraft

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

August 11, 2022, 10:31 AM

Leonardo Logs VIP Orders at LABACE

Leonardo logged orders for three VIP configured helicopters during LABACE 2022 which will be delivered next year from Leonardo's new facility in Itapevi.

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Bell 412EP operated by NYPD in flight over the Hudson River with the Statue of Liberty in the background
Jul 27, 2022 - 1:38 PM
The New York City police have ordered two new Bell 412EPX helicopters for search and rescue.
Airbus H175 operated by LCI in flight
Jul 27, 2022 - 8:46 AM
LCI has placed an order for two additional Airbus H175s with an option for four more in a deal valued at up to $125 million.
Sikorsky S-92 in flight
Jul 27, 2022 - 8:30 AM
Sikorsky has delivered more than 300 S-92 helicopters since 2004.
twin-engine H145 helicopter in flight over steep mountainous terrain
Jul 26, 2022 - 10:32 AM
Airbus and VRM Switzerland are co-developing a virtual reality training device for the twin-engine H145 helicopter.
Jul 25, 2022 - 11:56 AM
Saudi Red Crescent and The Helicopter Company team on national air ambulance service
AW139 operated by Xiangjiang General Aviation Development Company conducting firefighting operations
Jul 25, 2022 - 10:39 AM
Leonardo has inked sales contracts with Xiangjiang General Aviation Development Company and CITIC Offshore Helicopter Company for deliveries into China.
Jul 21, 2022 - 1:41 PM
Sloane will operate a pair of Leonardo AW169 helicopters for Children's Air Ambulance UK
Jul 21, 2022 - 12:19 PM
Bristow will add bases, helicopters in new UK SAR contract.
Airbus H135 air ambulance on helipad
Jul 20, 2022 - 10:27 AM
London Air Ambulance Charity has ordered new Airbus H135s as part of its fleet renewal program.
Bell  V-22 Osprey
Jul 20, 2022 - 7:11 AM
The U.S. Army expects to choose its FLRAA UH-60 Black Hawk replacement in October.