India's DRDO Develops Single Crystal Turbine Blades

April 26, 2021 @ 11:54 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said today it developed single crystal blades technology and supplied 60 of these blades to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as part of their indigenous helicopter development program for helicopter engine application. It is part of a program taken up by Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory...

U.K. to Acquire 14 Boeing Chinook Helicopters

April 24, 2021 @ 10:37 AM

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Zimbabwean Air Force Agusta Bell AB 412 Helicopter Crashes into House, 3...

April 24, 2021 @ 07:49 AM

A Zimbabwean Air Force (ZAF) Agusta Bell AB 412 helicopter crashed into a house in a residential area in Arcturus, 32km east of the capital Harare, on Friday killing its three crew members and a child on the ground. A woman and her daughter who were in the house, were rushed...

Boeing to Support Israel’s Apache Helicopters

April 20, 2021 @ 12:30 PM

Boeing today announced a contract to provide the Israeli Air Force (IAF) with integrated logistics support for Israels AH-64A-model and D-model Apache helicopters. The direct commercial sale, awarded in December 2020, is a five-year follow-on contract that builds on Boeings current IAF Apache support

NASA Lands Helicopter on Mars in Historic First Flight

April 19, 2021 @ 12:24 PM

NASAs Ingenuity Mars Helicopter became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet, today. The solar-powered helicopter first became airborne at 3:34 a

France Orders 8 H225M Helicopters, One VSR700 Drone from Airbus

April 16, 2021 @ 10:17 AM

The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has signed an order with Airbus to purchase eight additional H225Ms and a second VSR700 prototype. The H225Ms will be operated by the French Air and Space Force

Lockheed Martin Demos S-97 Raider Helicopter for U.S. Army

April 15, 2021 @ 03:44 PM

Lockheed Martin said that the S-97 Raider flew two demonstrations before Army officials and Soldiers at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama this week. The events offered a glimpse at Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company's bid for the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program, part of the U

Ukrainian Company Delivers Modernized Mi-8MT Helicopter to Military

April 14, 2021 @ 07:41 AM

Ukroboronprom announced that a modernized Mi-8MT helicopter has been handed over to the military. The helicopter was upgraded by Ukroboronproms subsidiary, Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant Aviacon

Bell Manufactures First AH-1Z Helicopter for Bahrain

April 13, 2021 @ 04:10 AM

Bell has completed building the first AH-1Z helicopter ordered by Bahrain in February 2019. On Monday, Bell said it hosted a delegation from the Kingdom of Bahrain to mark the start of production of AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters built as part of the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program

Lockheed Martin to Manufacture 12 MH-60R Helicopters for South Korea

April 13, 2021 @ 01:53 AM

Lockheed Martin is awarded a $447,230,778 contract against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the production and delivery of 12 MH-60R aircraft for the government of the Republic of Korea. Work is expected to be completed in December 2024, a Pentagon release said