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Autonomy and electrification will be foundational technologies for Sikorsky next generation VTOL aircraft.

Sikorsky looks to future family of VTOL systems

The OEM is building a hybrid-electric demonstrator that will test electrification and autonomy for next-gen products.

February 28, 2024   Full report

Kurt Robinson (right) steps into advisory role as David Smith is named president and CEO.

Robinson sees strong growth and continues product development

Robinson Helicopter Company reports strong growth and continued product development in 2023, and welcomes former Bell Flight leader David Smith as president and CEO as Kurt Robinson retires.

February 28, 2024   Full report

In the last year, there were noticeable shifts in retail sales and supply of twin engine helicopters by region.

Twin helicopter sales ease but prices remain resilient

Aero Asset's latest annual report shows fewer pre-owned twin-engine helicopter sales globally, but resilient pricing and a steady supply. Best-performing in the pre-owned market was the Bell 429.

February 28, 2024   Full report

The H145/BK117 utility step mount provides operators with a robust design, dual payload capability and exceptional camera stability.

Meeker receives EASA certification for EC-145 step mount

The H145 utility step mount offers unobstructed views and low vibrations making it an excellent choice for surveillance missions, electronic news gathering and aerial film work.

February 28, 2024   Full report

The propulsion assembly line is specially designed in partnership with automation and robotics supplier Schnaithmann Maschinenbau.

Lilium gears up for production of electric propulsion units

Prototype propulsion units are due to start coming off the new line in Wessling, Germany in 2Q 2024 and will be used for testing and the flight test campaign.

February 28, 2024   Full report

The True Blue Power TB17 has an eight year average battery life and a two year maintenance cycle, giving customers less time in the shop and more time in the air.

Enstrom adds Airwolf lithium-ion battery as 480B option

480B pilots can now expect faster, cooler engine starts with a higher voltage for powerful starts. An automatic, built-in battery heater can keep them flying, even in bitterly cold weather.

February 28, 2024   Full report

San Diego plans to use its Subaru Bell 412EPX in conjunction with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection firefighters to combat wildfires within the region.

California Sheriff Depts bolster fleets with Subaru Bell 412EPXs

Two southern California County Sheriff's Departments have topped up their fleet capability with Subaru Bell 412EPXs, a highly sought after aircraft platform in the public safety field.

February 28, 2024   Full report

Airbus Helicopters and GPMS International have signed an agreement on health and usage monitoring (HUMS) covering the H125 series, H130, EC135, EC145 and AS332 models.

Airbus Helicopters selects GPMS to expand HUMS offerings

With this agreement, customers benefit from Foresight MX's affordable and user-friendly interface, and gain optional access to the OEM support and recommendations that they demand.

February 27, 2024   Full report

Unveiling new branding.

HAI rebrands to reflect new era in vertical flight

No other aircraft can do what a helicopter does, and HAI is proud to represent them. As VAI its goal will be to enable new vertical flight aircraft to find their essential missions as well.

February 27, 2024   Full report

Flight tests took place at Leonardo’s PZL-Swidnik facility in Poland with Leonardo’s SW4 and SW4 Solo RUAS/OPH helicopters.

Leonardo and Daedalean complete flight testing of AI for navigation

Leonardo has experience certifying new technologies, and could make near-term integration of AI-enabled systems into the cockpit more of a possibility than ever.

February 27, 2024   Full report

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