Korea Aerospace Industries' Vertical Take Off UAV Marks First Flight

September 26, 2019 @ 09:14 AM

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has announced the successful first flight of its vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned helicopter designed for military and civil applications. The 600kg-class NI-600VT (Night Intruder-600) unmanned copter completed its test flight on 24 September, in Goheung Aerospace Center, South Jeolla Province

Romania Orders 3 Airbus H135s, Related Support

September 19, 2019 @ 10:18 AM

Romanian Ministry of Interior has contracted Airbus for three Airbus H135 twin-engine helicopters and related support. The contract includes providing services for air medical services and search and rescue (SAR) missions in the country

HAL’s LUH Helicopter Completes High Altitude Trials, Close to Operational Clearance

September 5, 2019 @ 11:56 AM

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)s Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) demonstrated high altitude capability in hot and high weather conditions in the Himalayas. With this test, the LUH has complied with all the requirements of the users and with the completion of hot and high altitude testing, it is close to operational clearance...

China-Russia Heavy Helicopter to Fly by 2032: Deal Signed at MAKS 2019

August 29, 2019 @ 07:05 AM

China and Russia have signed an agreement at the MAKS 2019, according to which, advanced heavy-lift helicopter to be jointly developed by the two countries will take to the skies by 2032. "The Chinese government will accelerate the progress for a project approval and finish it as soon as possible, so...

Russia's Mi-38 Helicopter Debuts at MAKS 2019

August 27, 2019 @ 12:34 PM

Russian Helicopters today presented the first serial Mi-38 helicopter at the MAKS-2019 air show in Moscow. The Mi-38 helicopter made by the Kazan Helicopter Plant will take part in flying, as well as static displays

Sikorsky To Buy Spare Parts To Perform Repair Works Of US Navy’s...

August 21, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, has won a $48.3 million contract to buy spare parts in order to perform repair and maintenance works of CH-53K King Stallion large, heavy-lift cargo helicopter

China to Debut Black Hawk Competitor, Z-20 Helicopter in October Event

August 20, 2019 @ 12:44 PM

China is preparing to unveil its highly anticipated Z-20 helicopter, seen as a competitor to the United States UH-60 Black Hawk at the National Day parade on October 1. Various state owned media reported quoting defence experts while CCTV carried footage of the chopper with the Peoples Liberation Army tail number

Sikorsky To Provide Long Lead Materials For US Navy’s CH-53K Choppers...

August 13, 2019 @ 06:34 AM

Sikorsky has won a $107.35 million modification contract to supply long lead items for six of US Navys CH-53K King Stallion large, heavy-lift cargo helicopters

Russian Troops To Get Mi-38T Choppers This Year

August 12, 2019 @ 10:21 AM

Russian troops will begin receiving the new Mil Mi-38T transport and troop landing helicopter in 2019, Air Force Commander, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Russias Aerospace Force Sergei Dronov said on Monday. “Mi-38T and Mi-28NM helicopters will be delivered to the Russian troops this year,” Dronov said during an interview with the Defense Ministrys Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper

Turkey Receives Final Four Boeing CH-47 Chinook Choppers

August 2, 2019 @ 09:18 AM

Ankara has received the last four of 11 ordered Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopters, US Embassy in Turkey announced on Wednesday. “Today, Turkish Land Forces took delivery of four more U

Boeing Sets Up New Facility for V-22 Tiltrotor Aircraft Assembly

August 2, 2019 @ 06:20 AM

Boeing has established a new facility to build fuselages for V-22 Osprey Tiltrotor aircraft and modernize the MV-22 fleet, by transforming a mothballed building near Philadelphia. “Boeings $115 million investment supports US and international demand for the V-22

Russian Helicopters Delivers Three Ka-32 Helicopters To Turkey

July 25, 2019 @ 09:48 AM

Russian Helicopters has shipped three Ka-32A11BC helicopters configured to perform firefighting operations to Turkey. Turkeys KAAN Air inked a deal with the Russian firm for the three choppers in July 2018