Vertical Flight http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/45361/more en On-Demand Helicopter Tie-up Gives Sikorsky Insight Into UAM Market http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/demand-helicopter-tie-gives-sikorsky-insight-uam-market <div class="node-body article-body">Sikorsky’s helicopter charter subsidiary will operate S-76s for on-demand service Blade in return for data on urban air mobility. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/demand-helicopter-tie-gives-sikorsky-insight-uam-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/demand-helicopter-tie-gives-sikorsky-insight-uam-market#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Urban Air Mobility AWST Global Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1921991 at http://aviationweek.com Fly Blade Looking Back at 2018: Vertical Flight http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/looking-back-2018-vertical-flight <div class="node-body gallery-body">Vertical flight was a hot topic in 2018 with heightened activity on electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft for recreational and air-taxi use.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/looking-back-2018-vertical-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/looking-back-2018-vertical-flight#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Galleries Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Defense Fri, 28 Dec 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1899741 at http://aviationweek.com 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 Airbus Helicopters Looks Into The Wind http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-helicopters-looks-wind <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus Helicopters believes the offshore wind-farm industry will support up to 1,000 rotorcraft over the coming two decades. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-helicopters-looks-wind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-helicopters-looks-wind#comments Vertical Flight Business Aviation Intelligence Global photograph Fri, 26 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1873591 at http://aviationweek.com Managing Unmanned Flight http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/managing-unmanned-flight <div class="field-deck"> UK Companies Look To Push UAS Industry To The Next Level </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The financial and practical benefits of routine flights by UASs — aka drones — in national airspace will only be realized if and when operators have a file-and-fly capability as easy and quick to access as that enjoyed today by pilots of conventional aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/managing-unmanned-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/managing-unmanned-flight#comments Vertical Flight Business Aviation AW.com Unmanned Vehicles Global photograph Thu, 27 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1852211 at http://aviationweek.com NATS/Sky-Futures Leonardo Encouraged By Increased Helo Deliveries http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/leonardo-encouraged-increased-helo-deliveries <div class="node-body article-body">Italian aerospace and defense company Leonardo says it has overcome helicopter production and delivery glitches that led to investor concern. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/leonardo-encouraged-increased-helo-deliveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/leonardo-encouraged-increased-helo-deliveries#comments Vertical Flight BCA Business Aviation Intelligence Global photograph Thu, 23 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1841251 at http://aviationweek.com Wings And Winds Of Change: Technologies Advancing At Daunting Speed http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/wings-and-winds-change-technologies-advancing-daunting-speed <div class="node-body article-body">The unmanned aircraft systems world is surely one of the most active sectors of aviation today and, arguably, in decades. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/wings-and-winds-change-technologies-advancing-daunting-speed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/wings-and-winds-change-technologies-advancing-daunting-speed#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight BCA Business Aviation AW.com Viewpoint North America photograph Thu, 23 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1841611 at http://aviationweek.com 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 Standards-Based Rules Enable Innovation While Maintaining Safety http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/standards-based-rules-enable-innovation-while-maintaining-safety <div class="field-byline"> Anna Mracek Dietrich </div> <div class="field-deck"> Streamlining the regulations path led to a sea change in aircraft certification and innovation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> Rewrite of Part 23 certification regulations for GA aircraft has unlocked the potential to keep up with advances in technology while still ensuring safety.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/standards-based-rules-enable-innovation-while-maintaining-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/standards-based-rules-enable-innovation-while-maintaining-safety#comments Future of Aerospace Leading Edge Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Leading Edge AWST North America Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1839551 at http://aviationweek.com Terrafugia Does Patent Application Reveal Bell’s eVTOL Design? http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/does-patent-application-reveal-bell-s-evtol-design <div class="node-body article-body">A U.S. patent application filed in January may provide clues to Bell’s design for an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxi.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/does-patent-application-reveal-bell-s-evtol-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/does-patent-application-reveal-bell-s-evtol-design#comments Vertical Flight AW.com Business Aviation Top Stories Programs Top Story - Home North America Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:45:00 +0000 1837511 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Artist&#39;s concept of&nbsp;electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxi:&nbsp;U.S. Patent and Trademark Office</p>