Leonardos TH-119 helicopter has received Instrumental Flight Rules (IFR) supplemental type certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The TH-119 single-engine helicopter allows pilots to operate the aircraft safely in low visibility and challenging weather conditions, owing to its designed by advanced avionics by Genesys Aerosystems and redundant helicopter flight systems...
France is considering the purchase of an undisclosed number of Boeing CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters for its Air Force. “According to the Special Operations Command (COS) press kit, the Air Force is considering the acquisition of CH-47 Chinook heavy helicopters for the French Special Forces,” French-based
Russian Helicopters has completed delivery of three multipurpose Ka-32 helicopters to Turkey, the company's CEO said on July 3. "We have completed execution of the contract to supply three Ka-32 helicopters to Turkey," Andrey Boginsky, the CEO of JSC Russian Helicopters, told reporters on the sidelines of the ARMY-2019 forum in...
Sikorsky has won a $8 million modification contract to supply 36 Nacelles Production Kits in support of the US Navys H-53 aircraft. The Sikorsky S-65 heavy-lift troop transport helicopter has been adopted as the H-53 Sea Stallion
Airbus helicopters and French Ministry for Transport (DGAC) announced at the Paris Air Show 2019, that their new hybrid light helicopter demonstrator will perform its first flight next year. At the event, they launched a research project aimed at demonstrating the use of a hybrid propulsion system on board H-130 single-engine...
When the Ansat helicopter of Russian helicopters takes flight at the Paris Airshow 2019, it will become the first from Moscow in 30 years. The last time a Russian civil chopper was displayed at Le Bourget, Paris was in 1989 during the Soviet Union era, when the Mi-17-1VA was demonstrated
The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has signed an order to purchase additional Airbus H225M multi-role, long-range, tactical transport military helicopters to be operated by the French Air Force. The aircraft will be delivered in a configuration that allows it to be interoperable with the existing fleet of 10 H225Ms in the French Air Force, and in particular it will be capable of in-flight refuelling, an essential operational advantage that this helicopter offers, the company said in a statement Friday
Boeing has won a $30 million modification contract to supply components and parts in support of US Special Operations Commands MH-47G Chinook rotary wing aircraft. The helicopters are required to sustain US Special Operations Forces (SOF) heavy assault, rotary wing aircraft, to mitigate the impact of the MH-47G aircraft availability in light of increased SOF operational demands and to procure H-47 long-range, rotary wing aircraft under foreign military sales acquisition procedures for the United Kingdom (UK), the US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Boeing has won a $194 million modification contract to renew-build six MH-47 Chinook helicopters and new-build another, for US Special Operations Command. The helicopters are required to sustain US Special Operations Forces (SOF) heavy assault, rotary wing aircraft and to mitigate the impact of the MH-47G aircraft availability in light of increased SOF operational demands, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
A Leonardo Augusta A109E helicopter crash-landed over the roof of a 51-story skyscraper in Manhattan, New York city, on Monday afternoon, killing one person. “The victim is presumed to be the pilot
Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, has won a $542 million contract to build six VH-92A Presidential Helicopters to mark the start of low-rate initial production. The VH-92 is a military variant of the Sikorsky S-92 twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has offered 111 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH), the “Dhruv” for $3 billion (INR 21,738 Crore) to the Indian Navys Naval Utility Helicopter (NUH) procurement plan. “The Companys NUH is an Advanced Light Helicopter `Dhruv with customisation designed to meet all the operational requirements of India,” a top officer told