Vertical Flight https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/45271/more en Could Textron Become Purer A&D Company, Or Be Sold? https://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/could-textron-become-purer-ad-company-or-be-sold <div class="node-body article-body">A new corporate review may indicate that Textron could be looking to become an aerospace and defense-focused company similar to other large rivals, according to analysts.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/could-textron-become-purer-ad-company-or-be-sold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/could-textron-become-purer-ad-company-or-be-sold#comments Vertical Flight Business Aviation Defense AW.com Business Aviation Top Stories North America Mon, 12 Aug 2019 22:22:00 +0000 1965134 at https://aviationweek.com Textron Australia Wants Tiger Successor Operational By 2026 https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/australia-wants-tiger-successor-operational-2026 <div class="node-body article-body">Canberra seeks information on a proven and mature armed helicopter. Bell and Boeing will propose the Viper and Apache, Airbus a Tiger modernization. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/australia-wants-tiger-successor-operational-2026" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/australia-wants-tiger-successor-operational-2026#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense Asia Pacific AWST Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963953 at https://aviationweek.com Cpl. Kylie Gibson/Commonwealth of Australia Australia Seeks Info On Tiger Helo Replacements https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/australia-seeks-info-tiger-helo-replacements <div class="node-body article-body">Australia is sticking by a plan to replace its 22 Airbus Tiger ARH attack helicopters in the mid-2020s, issuing a request for information on a prospective order for 29 rotorcraft. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/australia-seeks-info-tiger-helo-replacements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/australia-seeks-info-tiger-helo-replacements#comments Vertical Flight AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs Asia Pacific Europe Wed, 10 Jul 2019 18:12:00 +0000 1963683 at https://aviationweek.com Tiger ARH: Commonwealth of Australia Sikorsky Evolves Raider Into FARA Armed Scout Contender https://aviationweek.com/defense/sikorsky-evolves-raider-fara-armed-scout-contender <div class="node-body article-body">Sikorsky faces the challenge of balancing growth capability with affordability as it tailors its X2 configuration to the U.S. Army’s armed scout mission.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/sikorsky-evolves-raider-fara-armed-scout-contender" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/sikorsky-evolves-raider-fara-armed-scout-contender#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Defense North America Thu, 04 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963455 at https://aviationweek.com Lockheed Martin Combat Rescue Helicopter Back On Track https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/combat-rescue-helicopter-back-track <div class="node-body article-body">Sikorsky prepares to begin data-collection flight testing to support HH-60W Combat Rescue helicopter production decision.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/combat-rescue-helicopter-back-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/combat-rescue-helicopter-back-track#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST North America Tue, 02 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963330 at https://aviationweek.com Sikorsky S-97 Raider Testing Focused On Reducing FARA Risk https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/s-97-raider-testing-focused-reducing-fara-risk <div class="node-body article-body">Sikorsky has transitioned its S-97 Raider tech demo to the team developing its proposal for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Competitive Prototype program.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/s-97-raider-testing-focused-reducing-fara-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/s-97-raider-testing-focused-reducing-fara-risk#comments Vertical Flight Defense AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs North America Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:32:00 +0000 1963024 at https://aviationweek.com Raider: Sikorsky Pentagon Green Lights VH-92A Production https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/pentagon-green-lights-vh-92a-production <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded a $542 million firm-fixed price contract for the first low-rate initial production lot of Sikorsky VH-92A presidential helicopter aircraft, spares and support equipment. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/pentagon-green-lights-vh-92a-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/pentagon-green-lights-vh-92a-production#comments Vertical Flight AW.com Defense Top Stories Programs North America Tue, 11 Jun 2019 15:30:00 +0000 1962052 at https://aviationweek.com VH-3D and VH-60N: USN Seoul Makes Third Try For Naval Helicopter Bids https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/seoul-makes-third-try-naval-helicopter-bids <div class="node-body article-body">A low budget and Leonardo’s entrenched position have discouraged rivals from competing for South Korea’s MOH 2 naval helicopter requirement.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/seoul-makes-third-try-naval-helicopter-bids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/seoul-makes-third-try-naval-helicopter-bids#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense Asia Pacific AWST Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1961999 at https://aviationweek.com Republic of Korea Navy Increased Reliability Building Confidence In NH90 https://aviationweek.com/defense/increased-reliability-building-confidence-nh90 <div class="node-body article-body">Special forces role for NH90 will introduce new distributed aperture technology. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/defense/increased-reliability-building-confidence-nh90" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/defense/increased-reliability-building-confidence-nh90#comments Paris Airshow 2019 Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Paris 2019 | Defense AWST Global Wed, 05 Jun 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1961727 at https://aviationweek.com Airbus Helicopters France Accelerating Joint Helicopter Fleet Buy https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/france-accelerating-joint-helicopter-fleet-buy <div class="node-body article-body">France wants to buy 169 H160M Guepards for the air force, army and navy. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/france-accelerating-joint-helicopter-fleet-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/france-accelerating-joint-helicopter-fleet-buy#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Defense AWST Europe Thu, 30 May 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1961433 at https://aviationweek.com Eric Raz/Airbus Helicopters