Vertical Flight http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/45361/more en FAA Calls for Additional Protections In Bell 525 Fly-By-Wire http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/faa-calls-additional-protections-bell-525-fly-wire <div class="node-body article-body"><p>LONDON&mdash;The FAA is calling on Bell to introduce additional protections into the fly-by-wire control system of its new Model 525 intermediate-heavy twin-engine helicopter.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/faa-calls-additional-protections-bell-525-fly-wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/faa-calls-additional-protections-bell-525-fly-wire#comments Vertical Flight Business Aviation Top Stories Programs AWIN North America Wed, 06 Jun 2018 18:07:00 +0000 1802741 at http://aviationweek.com Bell Airbus Corporate Helicopters Buoyed by Orders for New H160 http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2018/airbus-corporate-helicopters-buoyed-orders-new-h160 <div class="node-body article-body">Despite 2017 being “a little bit depressed overall for business aviation in terms of volume of sales,” the first year has been “a great success,” for ACH.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2018/airbus-corporate-helicopters-buoyed-orders-new-h160" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2018/airbus-corporate-helicopters-buoyed-orders-new-h160#comments EBACE 2018 Vertical Flight Business Aviation EBACE 2018 Tue, 29 May 2018 12:42:00 +0000 1798301 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Airbus has enjoyed strong first-year sales since launching ACH, the Eurocopter-replacing Airbus Corporate Helicopters brand, at EBACE 2017.</p> The Week In Technology, May 14-18, 2018 http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/week-technology-may-14-18-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">News from the Uber Elevate Summit: Skyport concepts, advanced rotors, Grand Challenge, and international plans.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/week-technology-may-14-18-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/week-technology-may-14-18-2018#comments Future of Aerospace Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Technology AWST Global Mon, 14 May 2018 08:10:00 +0000 1791111 at http://aviationweek.com Gannett Fleming Despite Additional Delays, Momentum Building For Commercial Tiltrotor http://aviationweek.com/program-management-corner/despite-additional-delays-momentum-building-commercial-tiltrotor <div class="node-body article-body">The large U.S. helicopter concern Era Group intends to take two AW609s in 2020.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/program-management-corner/despite-additional-delays-momentum-building-commercial-tiltrotor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/program-management-corner/despite-additional-delays-momentum-building-commercial-tiltrotor#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Business Aviation Commercial Aviation AW.com Vertical Flight Global Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1760091 at http://aviationweek.com Leonardo Helicopters Garmin Introduces GFC 600H Helicopter Flight Control System http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/garmin-introduces-gfc-600h-helicopter-flight-control-system <div class="node-body article-body">Garmin has introduced a helicopter flight control system designed to reduce pilot workload and increase safety. The AHRS-derived GFC 600H includes several safety features.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/garmin-introduces-gfc-600h-helicopter-flight-control-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/garmin-introduces-gfc-600h-helicopter-flight-control-system#comments Vertical Flight BCA Products & Services Previews Tue, 27 Feb 2018 16:39:00 +0000 1758171 at http://aviationweek.com <p>The Garmin GFC 600H&nbsp;helicopter flight control system can optionally integrate with compatible flight displays, such as the newly announced G500H TXi.</p> Credit: Garmin Rotary Data Tracking: Hard Lessons Learned By Doing http://aviationweek.com/bca/rotary-data-tracking-hard-lessons-learned-doing <div class="node-body article-body">I was excited when an emergency medical service (EMS) helicopter operator asked if I would help the company's safety officer get a flight data monitoring (FDM) program implemented well in advance of the April 23, 2018, deadline. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/rotary-data-tracking-hard-lessons-learned-doing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/rotary-data-tracking-hard-lessons-learned-doing#comments Vertical Flight BCA AW.com Operations North America photograph Mon, 26 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1754671 at http://aviationweek.com Helicopter OEMs Hope For Stability In Commercial Market http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/helicopter-oems-hope-stability-commercial-market <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Orders from China could prove to be a savior in depleted helicopter market. Photo: Anthony Pecchi/Airbus Helicopters</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/helicopter-oems-hope-stability-commercial-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/helicopter-oems-hope-stability-commercial-market#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Rotorcraft AWST Global Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:30:00 +0000 1756271 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Airbus Big Data Project Could Bring Earlier Warnings Of Gearbox Faults http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-big-data-project-could-bring-earlier-warnings-gearbox-faults <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New sensors and data processing could provide additional early warning of degradation in the moving elements of helicopter transmissions. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-big-data-project-could-bring-earlier-warnings-gearbox-faults" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/airbus-big-data-project-could-bring-earlier-warnings-gearbox-faults#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Rotorcraft AWST Europe Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:20:00 +0000 1756281 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Helicopters Kopter Branding Breathes Alpine Air into Swiss Helicopter Program http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/kopter-branding-breathes-alpine-air-swiss-helicopter-program <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kopter already has two years of production slots filled and holds 120 letters of intent. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/kopter-branding-breathes-alpine-air-swiss-helicopter-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/kopter-branding-breathes-alpine-air-swiss-helicopter-program#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Rotorcraft AWST North America Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:15:00 +0000 1756291 at http://aviationweek.com Kopter Group Bell Pressing Ahead With Fly-By-Wire 525 Certification http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/bell-pressing-ahead-fly-wire-525-certification <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Substantial progress is being made in using fly-by-wire controls to mitigate issues that caused a 2016 accident. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/bell-pressing-ahead-fly-wire-525-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/bell-pressing-ahead-fly-wire-525-certification#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Rotorcraft AWST Global Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:10:00 +0000 1756301 at http://aviationweek.com Bell Helicopter