Bell Textron Unveils Aircraft Laboratory for Autonomous Flight Research

May 8, 2024 @ 05:45 AM

Bell Textron Inc., a subsidiary of Textron Inc

China Denies Provocation in Yellow Sea Encounter with Australian MH-60R Helicopter

May 7, 2024 @ 12:54 PM

The Chinese government responded on Tuesday to accusations from Australia regarding an alleged "unsafe" encounter when an Australian MH-60R helicopter was intercepted by an unnamed Chinese fighter jet over the Yellow Sea. According to a spokesperson from the Chinese Foreign Ministry, an Australian military aircraft approached China's airspace in what was...

Ecuadorian Bell 430 Helicopter Crashes, 3 Dead

May 7, 2024 @ 06:19 AM

The Ecuadorian Navy's Bell-430 helicopter crashed on May 6, killing all three people aboard. This was reported by

Brunei MoD Orders Six H145M Multipurpose Helicopters

May 2, 2024 @ 11:11 AM

Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with Brunei's Ministry of Defence to purchase six H145M helicopters. Said Bruno Even, CEO of Airbus Helicopters

Colombian Mi-17 helicopter Crashes, 9 Soldiers killed

May 1, 2024 @ 05:45 AM

An Mi-17 helicopter of the Colombian army crashed in rural northern Colombia on Monday, killing nine soldiers, according to the country's armed forces. In a statement, the Colombian military said the helicopter was taking the supplies lost communication with the base early in the afternoon and was later found to have...

MD Helicopters Develop Configurable Avionics & Weapons System for AH530 Chopper

April 29, 2024 @ 11:10 AM

MD Helicopters has developed an avoics and weapons management system for its AH530 helicopters that will allow users to configure the chopper from a trainer to an attack helicopter in a matter of minutes. MDH exhibited the AH530 Block II precision weapons helicopter with its new Advanced Integrated Avionics and Weapons System at the Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit in Denver, CO

10 killed as Naval Helicopters Collide in Malaysia

April 23, 2024 @ 05:43 AM

Ten Malaysian armed forces personnel were killed after two helicopters collided in mid-air on Tuesday in Perak state. The helicopters were undergoing a flypast rehearsal in preparation for the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) Fleet Open Day in May, according to local media

Two Japanese Navy Sikorsky SH-60K Helicopters Collide, 1 Dead, 7 Missing

April 22, 2024 @ 07:06 AM

The search for seven missing crew members of two Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) helicopters that are believed to have collided continued on Monday, with defense officials stating there was no initial indication of aircraft issues. The incident occurred during nighttime anti-submarine training about 270 km east of Torishima in the Izu Islands late on April 20

U.K. MoD Orders Six Airbus H145 helicopters

April 20, 2024 @ 04:55 AM

The U.K

First Batch of Modernized Dutch Apache Echo Helicopters Now Combat-Ready

April 19, 2024 @ 08:52 AM

The Netherlands Ministry of Defense announced that the first batch of modernized Dutch Apache Echo attack helicopters is now combat-ready. Located at Gilze-Rijen Air Base, the initial four aircraft have been prepared for operational deployment both domestically and internationally

Germany Approves Procurement of Puma Simulator, Practice Rockets for Tiger Helicopter

April 19, 2024 @ 08:40 AM

The Budget Committee of the German Bundestag approved the procurement of the AGDUS (Ausbildungsgerät Duellsimulator) system for the infantry fighting vehicle Puma on April 10. Additionally, supplementary practice rockets will be purchased for the Tiger attack helicopter