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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Jun 30, 2022 - 9:13 AM
Lessor LCI is acquiring 19 helicopters from Lobo Leasing in South America, Africa, and Europe.
Jun 30, 2022 - 8:03 AM
William Hunt retiring from Leonardo Helicopters after serving as CEO of U.S. operations since 2013.
Sikorsky’s FARA Competitive Prototype, RAIDER X®, is seen at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida in June 2022
Jun 29, 2022 - 3:20 PM
Sikorsky's entry in the Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft program moves closer to first flight.
Helicopter flight formation in flight
Jun 29, 2022 - 12:06 PM
The 2022 Vertical Aviation Safety Team Global Conference will be held October 4-6 in Hurst, Texas.
Heli-One maintenance technicians inspect flight deck of a helicopter at Heli-One's Rzeszow, Poland facility
Jun 29, 2022 - 11:54 AM
Approval for Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) allows a company to support an aircraft through its complete lifecycle.
A U.S. Army Black Hawk Helicopter lifts off near tree line.
Jun 29, 2022 - 9:36 AM
The U.S. Army currently operates a fleet of 2,100 Black Hawks and intends to continue flying them for another 30 years.
Computer rendering of CityAirbus NextGen eVTOL taking off from vertiport
Jun 28, 2022 - 10:59 AM
Munich Airport and Airbus are partnering to help cities and regions develop infrastructure to support advanced air mobility (AAM) services using eVTOLs.
H145M helicopter in flight performing a steep turn maneuver
Jun 28, 2022 - 9:51 AM
The Cypriot National Guard has ordered six militarized H145s from Airbus Helicopters.
Jun 24, 2022 - 12:25 PM
HAI and the Eastern Region Helicopter Council have partnered with PlaneNoise and the FAA for noise abatement solutions in the Washington, D.C. region.
Jun 24, 2022 - 11:56 AM
NBAA is praising the formation of the bipartisan Congressional Advanced Air Mobility Caucus, which aims to educate members about this emerging technology.