Rotorcraft

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

June 23, 2022, 1:03 PM

Airbus Hails First 100% SAF-powered Helicopter Flight

An Airbus H225 earlier this month performed the first-ever helicopter flight using 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel in all of its engines.

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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.
Jun 24, 2022 - 11:30 AM
Australia’s CASA is taking steps to address the lack of specific aircraft class ratings for single-pilot, less complex, multi-engine helicopters.
Airbus H225 in flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel
Jun 23, 2022 - 1:03 PM
An Airbus H225 earlier this month performed the first-ever helicopter flight using 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel in all of its engines.
Airbus H145 helicopter owned by Bavarian police takes off from airport helipad
Jun 22, 2022 - 11:33 AM
Universal is providing panel and helmet mounted enhanced vision displays to European law enforcement agencies.
Alidaunia owned Leonardo AW169 helicopter equipped with Skytrack's real-time health usage and monitoring system in flight
Jun 22, 2022 - 11:00 AM
Air ambulances equipped with Skytrac can transmit patient data via satellite or cell in real-time and live-stream video to remote physicians.
Airbus AS350 flight deck equipped with Garmin GFC 600H digital autopilot
Jun 20, 2022 - 8:53 AM
Garmin receives EASA approval for installation of its GFC 600H digital autopilot for Airbus AS350 helicopters.
Aerial view of Sfoskett Downtown Manhattan Heliport in New York City
Jun 17, 2022 - 12:36 PM
State bill would outlaw all "non-essential" helicopter traffic in New York City.
Two yellow AW169 helicopters operated by Alidaunia parked on airport ramp
Jun 17, 2022 - 10:51 AM
Helicopter leasing firm LCI has delivered two new Leonardo AW169 Helicopters to their joint venture and now has a fleet of more than 140 helicopters.
Helicopter trainee student and instructor in flight over grassy fields
Jun 14, 2022 - 8:49 AM
European helicopter schools join forces to offer more diverse, specialized training.