Rotorcraft

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

June 28, 2022, 10:59 AM

Munich Airport, Airbus To Help Cities Start eVTOL Ops

Munich Airport and Airbus are partnering to help cities and regions develop infrastructure to support advanced air mobility (AAM) services using eVTOLs.

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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.
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.