Vertical Flight http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/45351/more en 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 Civil Helicopter Mixed in Asia-Pacific — Latest Survey http://aviationweek.com/singapore-airshow-2018/civil-helicopter-mixed-asia-pacific-latest-survey <div class="node-body article-body">The civil helicopter market in China is less skewed toward the oil and gas sector than Southeast Asia’s helicopter market, and last year posted the strongest fleet growth in the region.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/singapore-airshow-2018/civil-helicopter-mixed-asia-pacific-latest-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/singapore-airshow-2018/civil-helicopter-mixed-asia-pacific-latest-survey#comments Singapore Airshow 2018 Vertical Flight Singapore 2018 Global Thu, 08 Feb 2018 02:16:00 +0000 1748511 at http://aviationweek.com <p><strong>Bell 429 light twin on the Singapore Airshow static line.</strong></p> Airbus Adjusts Heavy Helicopter Vision http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-adjusts-heavy-helicopter-vision <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Super Puma replacement may be rescoped for multirole mission as commercial market tumbles. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-adjusts-heavy-helicopter-vision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-adjusts-heavy-helicopter-vision#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Rotorcraft AWST Europe Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1742311 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Helicopters Reality Check for Urban eVTOL On Safety And Production http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/reality-check-urban-evtol-safety-and-production <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vertical-lift OEMs warn that the best helicopter safety standards and production processes will be inadequate to ensure success of urban eVTOL air taxi market.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/reality-check-urban-evtol-safety-and-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/reality-check-urban-evtol-safety-and-production#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Urban Air Transport AWST North America Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1742321 at http://aviationweek.com Uber Bell Unveils Air Taxi Approach With Cabin Demo http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/bell-unveils-air-taxi-approach-cabin-demo <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Visitors to Bell Helicopter’s booth at the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas will get a taste of flying in an air taxi. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/bell-unveils-air-taxi-approach-cabin-demo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/bell-unveils-air-taxi-approach-cabin-demo#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology AWST North America Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:15:00 +0000 1734501 at http://aviationweek.com Bell Helicopter Vertical Flight: A New Technology Frontier http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/vertical-flight-new-technology-frontier <div class="node-body gallery-body">2017 was a busy year for rotorcraft and other vertical-flight applications.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/vertical-flight-new-technology-frontier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/vertical-flight-new-technology-frontier#comments Future of Aerospace Galleries Vertical Flight Aerospace 2018 Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Fri, 29 Dec 2017 15:42:00 +0000 1729561 at http://aviationweek.com 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 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