Latest Analysis

Aug 25, 2020
Russian Helicopters has developed fully composite rotor blades which the company says will increase the performance of its Mil Mi-28 and Mi-35 attack helicopters.
Jul 28, 2020
Airbus Helicopters said it has completed the first tether-free flight of its VSR700 vertical takeoff and landing rotary-wing unmanned air system.
Jul 15, 2020
The British Army and U.S. Army are to align modernization efforts to enable them to operate more seamlessly. The plans include creating what officials call a “closer affiliation” on the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift rotorcraft modernization initiative.
Jul 06, 2020
Aviation Week Network forecasts that over the next ten years, 677 new, Western-designed helicopters performing maritime missions will be built, 114 will be re-engined/remanufactured, and 355 will be retired.
Jul 01, 2020
Airbus has secured long-awaited certification for its H160 twin-engine medium helicopter from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency.
Jun 23, 2020
Airbus’ hybrid-electric technology and hydrogen power could pave the way for a greener replacement to its bestselling Ecureuil platform.
Mar 18, 2020
The U.S. Army has awarded Sikorsky $97 million and Bell $84 million for Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft competitive demonstration and risk reduction (CD&RR), the service’s project manager said.
Mar 06, 2020
Key helicopter programs to protect new UK carriers are behind schedule, so race is on to get them ready for the first deployment.