Vertical Flight http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/45351/more en Leonardo Calls For AW169, AW189 Tail Rotor Inspections http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/leonardo-calls-aw169-aw189-tail-rotor-inspections <div class="node-body article-body">Leonardo Helicopters has issued safety directives to operators of its AW169 helicopter to inspect tail-rotor components following a fatal crash. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/leonardo-calls-aw169-aw189-tail-rotor-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/leonardo-calls-aw169-aw189-tail-rotor-inspections#comments Vertical Flight Vertical Flight AW.com Defense Top Stories Operations Europe Wed, 07 Nov 2018 19:14:00 +0000 1878921 at http://aviationweek.com AW169: Julian Herzog JAXA Pilots Japan’s Future in Aviation http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/jaxa-pilots-japan-s-future-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency looks to balance supporting the country’s aerospace industry with enabling new applications for aviation.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/jaxa-pilots-japan-s-future-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/jaxa-pilots-japan-s-future-aviation#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Space Japanese Aerospace Asia Pacific AWST Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1878661 at http://aviationweek.com JAXA Concepts Honeywell, Safran Unveil Hybrid-Electric And Electric Demo Hardware http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/honeywell-safran-unveil-hybrid-electric-and-electric-demo-hardware <div class="node-body article-body">Major players in propulsion market look to leverage power strengths as work on electric and hybrid-electric demonstrators accelerates. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/honeywell-safran-unveil-hybrid-electric-and-electric-demo-hardware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/honeywell-safran-unveil-hybrid-electric-and-electric-demo-hardware#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Propulsion Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Propulsion AWST Global Wed, 24 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1871661 at http://aviationweek.com Safran EASA And NASA Moves Emphasize Safety Requirements For Urban Air Taxis http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/easa-and-nasa-moves-emphasize-safety-requirements-urban-air-taxis <div class="node-body article-body">EASA proposes eVTOL airworthiness standards as NASA outlines plans for a Grand Challenge to advance urban air mobility.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/easa-and-nasa-moves-emphasize-safety-requirements-urban-air-taxis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/easa-and-nasa-moves-emphasize-safety-requirements-urban-air-taxis#comments Future of Aerospace Leading Edge Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Leading Edge AWST Global Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1872571 at http://aviationweek.com Intercity Air Services Eyed For British eVTOL http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/intercity-air-services-eyed-british-evtol <div class="node-body article-body">Vertical Aerospace wants to take on the airlines with intercity services using carbon-free eVTOL air vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/intercity-air-services-eyed-british-evtol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/intercity-air-services-eyed-british-evtol#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Urban Air Mobility AWST Europe Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1849951 at http://aviationweek.com G. F. Williams A Brief History of Rotorcraft Development http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/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/commercial-aviation/brief-history-rotorcraft-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/brief-history-rotorcraft-development#comments A Century of Aviation Week Vertical Flight Technology Milestones Vertical Flight Galleries _Technology Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Wed, 22 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1469111 at http://aviationweek.com Flight Tests Showing Promise of EVTOL Vehicles http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/flight-tests-showing-promise-evtol-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">Technology for electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxis is advancing rapidly, but is it making enough progress to enable urban air mobility? </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/flight-tests-showing-promise-evtol-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/flight-tests-showing-promise-evtol-vehicles#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Urban Air Mobility AWST Global Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1839561 at http://aviationweek.com Kitty Hawk Flight Tests Mark Key Stage For S-64 Composite Blade Program http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/flight-tests-mark-key-stage-s-64-composite-blade-program <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After delays, Erickson’s S-64 composite blade retrofit flight-test program is picking up pace and getting closer to certification. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/flight-tests-mark-key-stage-s-64-composite-blade-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/flight-tests-mark-key-stage-s-64-composite-blade-program#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Rotorcraft Global Fri, 30 Mar 2018 08:15:00 +0000 1771091 at http://aviationweek.com Erikson Tail Rotor Electrification Could Pave Way For Rotary-Wing Hybridization http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/tail-rotor-electrification-could-pave-way-rotary-wing-hybridization <div class="node-body article-body">Helicopter manufacturers believe tail-rotor-electrification technology is better used on new-build models.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/tail-rotor-electrification-could-pave-way-rotary-wing-hybridization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/tail-rotor-electrification-could-pave-way-rotary-wing-hybridization#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Vertical Flight AWST Global photograph Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1765181 at http://aviationweek.com Leonardo Helicopters eVTOL Gains Momentum in Mainstream Rotorcraft World http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/evtol-gains-momentum-mainstream-rotorcraft-world <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As new eVTOL concepts continue to emerge and others enter flight test, the mainstream helicopter industry is coming to terms with the prospects of an urban air mobility revolution.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/evtol-gains-momentum-mainstream-rotorcraft-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/evtol-gains-momentum-mainstream-rotorcraft-world#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Vertical Flight AWST Global Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1759981 at http://aviationweek.com Terrafugia