CHC, PHI and now Bristow’s bankruptcies have led to questions about the sustainability of the industry in its current form.
Coulson will adapt its water-delivery system used on the Lockheed C-130 and Boeing 737 for the Sikorsky Black Hawk and Boeing Chinook.
Japanese operator Nakanihon Air Service is the latest operator to begin evaluating the potential of the commercial tiltrotor.
Heli-Expo orders for new-build Schweizers confirm the market for the 1950s-era training helicopter.
As SH09 certification approaches, Kopter lays out industrialization plan.
Aviation Week flies Sikorsky’s autonomous S-76 testbed as the company reveals its interest in the urban air mobility market.
New five-blade rotor comes from Airbus’ Bluecopter technology demonstrator.
Hybrid system would improve autorotation safety and could increase payload capabilities.
Fixed engines, V-tails and distributed flight control systems will feature in Leonardo’s tiltrotor tech demonstrator.
Certification program steps up as Bell 525s go north for cold-weather testing.