S.Korea's Light Civil Helicopter Makes First Flight

December 13, 2019 @ 10:17 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has announced that the first flight ground test of the LCH's (Light Civil Helicopter's) second prototype has been completed. The LCH showed off its first flight performances for about 20 minutes after take-off, vindicating its flight safety, KAI said in a statement on December 5

California to get three S-70i FIREHAWKS

December 10, 2019 @ 08:22 AM

The Californian state has received delivery of three new S-70i FIREHAWK helicopters from Sikorsky and United Rotorcraft . "Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, announced today deliveries of three new S-70i FIREHAWK helicopters to California fire agencies: one each to the Department...

Raytheon Unveils Portable V-22 Virtual Reality Trainer

December 4, 2019 @ 03:39 AM

Raytheon debuted a virtual reality version of its portable V-22 trainer on Monday at I/ITSEC, modeling, simulation and training event in Orlando, Florida, USA. Aircraft Functional V-22 Trainer-Virtual Reality system provides hyper-realistic training across all experience levels, including early-career aviation maintenance students and those engaged in continuing education, the company said...

Flight Tests of Turkish T-70 Helicopters in 2020

November 30, 2019 @ 11:42 AM

Turkeys T-70 helicopter built under the $3.5 billion

Russia’s Mi-171A2 Certified for Export in India, Columbia

November 29, 2019 @ 12:07 PM

Russian Helicopters Mi-171A2 has received a certification validating the rotorcrafts export in India and Columbia. “The Department of Civil Aviation of India has confirmed that the standard design of the Mi-171A2 helicopter meets the requirements of the country's civil aviation (CAR)

Russia Gifts 2 Mi-8MT Helicopters, Early Warning Radars to Kyrgyzstan

November 28, 2019 @ 11:37 AM

Russia has presented two Mi-8MT multirole helicopters and P-18-2 early warning radars to Kyrgyzstan, as part of inter-governmental agreement to provide military and technical assistance to the latter. “The military equipment were handed over to the Kyrgyz Armed Forces in a ceremony held in Kant town in the Chui Valley, north Kyrgyzstan,” General Staff of the Kyrgyz Armed Forces was quoted as saying by

Hungary Takes Delivery of First 2 Airbus H145Ms

November 27, 2019 @ 10:23 AM

Airbus has delivered the first two of twenty H145M military helicopters to the Hungarian Defence Forces. The order for the aircraft equipped with the HForce weapon management was placed in June 2018 by the Hungarian Ministry of Defence as part of its military modernisation programme

Turkey Unveils First Locally Assembled T-70 Black Hawk Helicopter

November 27, 2019 @ 05:16 AM

Turkish Aerospace unveiled the first locally assembled T-70 Black Hawk helicopter built under the $3.5 billion

French Helicopter Accident Leaves 13 Dead

November 26, 2019 @ 09:47 AM

A mid-air collision between two helicopters

Russia to Launch Serial Production of Mi-38 Helicopters

November 20, 2019 @ 06:09 AM

Russias Rostec is set to launch the serial production of its new Mi-38 multirole helicopter after the manufacturer, Kazan Helicopter Plant, received Russian Federal Air Transport Agency certificate. Russian Helicopters expects to deliver the first rotorcraft to the Russian Ministry of Defense in this year

BAE Systems to Develop Lightweight Jamming Countermeasures for Helicopters, Drones

November 13, 2019 @ 08:33 AM

BAE Systems will design and develop lightweight radar jamming technology to improve countermeasure capability of US Army helicopters and unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The US Army awarded research and development funding to the company, under which it will design technology to integrate adaptive radio frequency jamming and sensing capabilities into one system, the company said in a

Russia Completes Training of Chinese Pilots of Mi-171

November 11, 2019 @ 10:19 AM

Rostec announced it completed training of Chinese pilots of Mi-171 helicopters, on Monday. “Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant trained pilots (of Mi-171) from China,” Rostec said in a