Boeing Kicks Off MH-139A Grey Wolf Production

March 8, 2023 @ 05:13 AM

Boeing will start producing first 13 MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopters, following the award of a $285 million U.S

Boeing Joins Airbus to Offer H175M Helicopters for UK’s Puma HC2 Replacement...

March 7, 2023 @ 11:47 AM

Boeing has joined the H175M Task Force addressing the UK New Medium Helicopter requirement. As training services partner, Boeing Defence UK will provide aircrew, groundcrew and maintenance training, if the super-medium class Airbus H175M, to be built at Broughton in Wales, is selected to replace the Royal Air Forces Airbus Puma...

China Confirms Development of All-new Military Helicopter

March 6, 2023 @ 06:31 AM

China is developing an all-new military helicopter, Wu Ximing, designer of the Z-10 attack helicopter has said, without divulging details of the new machine. “When talking about helicopter products, we should not simply develop what foreign countries have, instead we should develop what fits our country the most

Russian Helicopters to Create a Version of KA-226T Chopper for Agricultural Use...

March 3, 2023 @ 04:01 AM

An agreement on the creation of an agricultural version of the Ka-226T helicopter was signed recently by Russian Helicopters (RH) and the Aerochemflot aviation alliance; the first deliveries of the new Ka-226T modification to customers are scheduled for 2025.The Ka-226T agricultural version will eventually replace the An-2 aircraft, Mi-2 helicopters,...

Bell to Ship Final Six AH-1Z Attack Helicopters to Bahrain in 2023

February 21, 2023 @ 06:56 AM

Bell Textron said it will complete shipment of AH-1Z helicopters to Bahrain by the end of this year. Bell said on Feb

Russia Presents Upgraded Ka-226T Prototype at IDEX 2023 Exhibition in Abu Dhabi

February 21, 2023 @ 05:20 AM

The Russian Helicopters holding, part of Rostec, presented an upgraded Ka-226T light multi-purpose helicopter at the IDEX international exhibition in Abu Dhabi. The company is currently conducting flight tests of upgraded Ka-226T prototype, as well as ground tests of individual units of the rotorcraft

HAL to Supply Spares and Repair 'Legacy' Helicopters of Argentinian Air Force

February 15, 2023 @ 05:34 PM

India's Hindustan Aeronautics LImited (HAL) today signed a contract with the Argentinian Air Force (AAF) to supply spares and repair legacy helicopters of 2 tonne class.The contract was signed by Brigadier General Xavier Issac, Chief of AAF and C

TATA-Boeing Manufactures 180 Fuselage Units of Apache Helicopters

February 15, 2023 @ 12:23 PM

Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL) has manufactured 180 fuselage units for AH-64 Apache helicopters till date. The fuselages are meant largely for export to meet demand for Boeing's Apache helicopter global supply chain

Ka-226T Project with Russia Still On, No Conflict of Interest with LUH:...

February 15, 2023 @ 06:52 AM

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) said India can accommodate both Ka-226T helicopter project and the indigenous Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) since the two aircraft perform different functions. HAL CMD C

French Military Helicoper Flies with Fuel Made from Used Cooking Oil

February 13, 2023 @ 05:21 PM

The French General Directorate of Armaments (DGA) carried out on February 3 a first test flight of a military helicopter with 84% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This is the first time in the world that a military helicopter has been able to fly with such a high content of sustainable aviation fuel in one of its two engines, a DGA release said Friday

Indo-Russian Talks on KA-226T Helicopter Project Frozen; Delhi May Still Buy Fully-built...

February 13, 2023 @ 10:05 AM

Indo-Russian talks on the production of Ka-226T helicopters in India are frozen over level of localization."Talks with India on the production of Ka-226T helicopter have been frozen as the Russias partner is unsatisfied with the localization level suggested by the joint enterprise," Deputy Director of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Vladimir Drozhzhov was quoted as saying by TASS today at Aero India 2023

Russia Hopes to Revive Ka-226T Project with India at Aero India 2023

February 9, 2023 @ 10:23 AM

Russias Rosoboronexport said it hopes to revive the project to jointly produce Ka-226T light utility helicopters with India at the upcoming Aero India 2023. In an official release today, Rosoboronexport said it will present the Ka-226T