Vertical Flight http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39721/more en Market Stability, New Tech Could Shape 2018 Rotorcraft Market http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/market-stability-new-tech-could-shape-2018-rotorcraft-market <div class="field-deck"> Tiltrotors, diesel-power and urban air mobility rotorcraft vie for 2018 milestones </div> <div class="node-body article-body">2018 could be a big year for new entrants to the rotorcraft business. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/market-stability-new-tech-could-shape-2018-rotorcraft-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/market-stability-new-tech-could-shape-2018-rotorcraft-market#comments Vertical Flight Aerospace 2018 Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology A&D Aerospace Systems Global Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1729141 at http://aviationweek.com Leonardo Helicopters Bell’s Next-Generation Tiltrotor Takes Flight http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/bell-s-next-generation-tiltrotor-takes-flight <div class="node-body article-body">Bell Helicopter’s third-generation tiltrotor prototype, the V-280 Valor, achieved first flight at the company’s plant in Amarillo, Texas, on Dec. 18. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/bell-s-next-generation-tiltrotor-takes-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/bell-s-next-generation-tiltrotor-takes-flight#comments Vertical Flight Vertical Flight AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home North America Mon, 18 Dec 2017 22:38:00 +0000 1729351 at http://aviationweek.com V-280: Bell Helicopter A Brief History of Rotorcraft Development http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/brief-history-rotorcraft-development <div class="node-body gallery-body">Helicopters have proved extraordinarily versatile and valuable across a wide range of missions, but even after the first brief pioneering flights their successful development involved decades of trial and error. Aviation Week takes a visual journey through that history. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/brief-history-rotorcraft-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/brief-history-rotorcraft-development#comments Technology Milestones Galleries Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Vertical Flight A Century of Aviation Week Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Technology Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1469111 at http://aviationweek.com Chinook To Fly With CH-53K Engine http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/chinook-fly-ch-53k-engine <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing, General Electric and the U.S. Army are planning to fly a CH-47 Chinook fitted with the T408 turboshaft from the Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/chinook-fly-ch-53k-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/chinook-fly-ch-53k-engine#comments Vertical Flight Vertical Flight AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs North America Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:43:00 +0000 1723061 at http://aviationweek.com CH-47: Boeing Airbus Halts Production Of H120 http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-halts-production-h120 <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has revealed it has ended serial production of the H120 single-engine light helicopter. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-halts-production-h120" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-halts-production-h120#comments Vertical Flight Vertical Flight AWIN_Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Europe Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:32:00 +0000 1719891 at http://aviationweek.com H120: Airbus Sikorsky, Marines Planning CH-53K King Stallion Berlin Debut http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/sikorsky-marines-planning-ch-53k-king-stallion-berlin-debut <div class="node-body article-body">Sikorsky’s CH-53K King Stallion helicopter is set to make its international debut at Berlin’s ILA air show in 2018 as the manufacturer and U.S. Marines intensify their marketing efforts for the heavy-lift rotorcraft. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/sikorsky-marines-planning-ch-53k-king-stallion-berlin-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/sikorsky-marines-planning-ch-53k-king-stallion-berlin-debut#comments Vertical Flight Vertical Flight AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Europe Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:31:00 +0000 1716791 at http://aviationweek.com CH-53s: USMC Astronautics On Track With Airbus Helicopter System http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/astronautics-track-airbus-helicopter-system <div class="node-body article-body">Astronautics has completed the preliminary design review for its new connectivity platform for the Astronautics Air-Ground Communications System for Airbus Helicopters. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/astronautics-track-airbus-helicopter-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/astronautics-track-airbus-helicopter-system#comments Vertical Flight Connected Aerospace Vertical Flight BCA Intelligence North America photograph Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:02:00 +0000 1713761 at http://aviationweek.com Russian Helicopters Will Leverage Middle East Backers http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/russian-helicopters-will-leverage-middle-east-backers <div class="node-body article-body">Russian Helicopters CEO Andrey Boginsky told ShowNews’ Maxim Pyadushkin about plans for the Middle East.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/russian-helicopters-will-leverage-middle-east-backers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/russian-helicopters-will-leverage-middle-east-backers#comments Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Dubai Air Show 2017 Dubai Airshow 2017 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:04:00 +0000 1712391 at http://aviationweek.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Egypt is the first export customer for the&nbsp;</span>Kamov<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">&nbsp;</span>Ka-52<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">&nbsp;attack helicopter. Deliveries of the first of 46 are underway.</span></p> Bell 505 Earns EASA Spurs http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/bell-505-earns-easa-spurs <div class="node-body article-body">Bell’s Model 505 JetRanger X has received its long-awaited European Aviation Safety Agency certification.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/bell-505-earns-easa-spurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/bell-505-earns-easa-spurs#comments Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Dubai Air Show 2017 Dubai Airshow 2017 Sun, 12 Nov 2017 11:04:00 +0000 1712031 at http://aviationweek.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Bell is showing a mockup of the 505&nbsp;</span>JetRanger<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">&nbsp;X at the show.</span></p> General Atomics Pitches Manned-Unmanned Teaming In Middle East http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/general-atomics-pitches-manned-unmanned-teaming-middle-east <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restricted from selling armed unmanned aircraft systems in the Middle East, an interim approach is to wirelessly link surveillance drones with attack helicopters. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/general-atomics-pitches-manned-unmanned-teaming-middle-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/general-atomics-pitches-manned-unmanned-teaming-middle-east#comments Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Combat Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:05:00 +0000 1709531 at http://aviationweek.com General Atomics Aeronautical Systems