Airbus Completes First Retrofit of Five-Bladed Version

May 25, 2021 @ 10:59 AM

Airbus Helicopters said today it has performed the first retrofit of a four-bladed H145 into the new five-bladed version. The company is working with DRF Luftrettung on the project

Leonardo Supplies 2 AW139 Helicopters for use of Australian Army

May 25, 2021 @ 06:43 AM

Leonardo announced Tuesday it supplied two AW139 helicopters for use by the Australian Army. “We are proud to announce that we have successfully delivered the first of two AW139 helicopters to Toll Group

Shipping Container-Based Service Unit Offered for Engine of Russian KA-226T Helicopter

May 21, 2021 @ 11:28 AM

The UEC-Klimov Company of Russia presented a shipping container based mobile servicing unit for the new VK-650V engine mounted on the KA-226T light helicopter. To improve after-sales service, specialists of UEC-Klimov have developed the concept of a mobile service unit (MSU) that takes quick maintenance and repair of engines to the...

First SUBARU-BELL 412EPX Helicopter Delivered to Japan Police

May 21, 2021 @ 10:13 AM

Japans National Police Agency has taken delivery of SUBARU BELL 412EPX helicopter. This marks the worlds first delivery of the SUBARU BELL 412EPX, the latest upgrade of the Bell 412 series jointly developed by Subaru Corporation and Bell, a Textron Inc

French DGA Orders 2 Additional H160 Helicopters

May 20, 2021 @ 01:45 PM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) said today it ordered two more Airbus H160 helicopters. “The DGA orders 2 additional H160 helicopters for the French Navy,” DGA

Russian Helicopters to Present the Latest Version of Mi-28NM Helo at MAKS...

May 19, 2021 @ 01:52 PM

Russian Helicopters will unveil the latest version of the Mi-28NM Night Hunter in July during the MAKS-2021 international air show. The upgraded Night Hunter will take part in a group flight of Russian helicopters, and will also perform a demonstration flight program with elements of complex aerobatics applicable in real air combat, state-owned Rostec said in a statement Tuesday

Russian MoD Approves Upgrade of Mi-28 Helicopters to the Latest Mi-28NM Standard...

May 18, 2021 @ 03:22 PM

The Russian Ministry of Defense has green lighted a plan to upgrade its existing Mi-28 helicopters to the deadly Mi-28NM standard. “A plan for modernizing old Mi-28N/Mi-28NE and Mi-28UB helicopters to the level of the latest Mi-28NM gunships has been approved by Russias Defense Ministry,” Vitaly Shcherbina, Chief Designer of the Combat Helicopters Program at the Mil and Kamov National Helicopter Center, was quoted as saying by government-owned

China Demos Drone-guided Helicopter-launched Missile Attack on Maritime Targets

May 12, 2021 @ 04:07 PM

In a recent live-fire exercise, the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) guided Z-19 gunships to launch missile attacks on maritime targets beyond visual range using reconnaissance drones. The drills were conducted by an aviation brigade attached to the PLA 71st Group Army recently held the drill in the Yellow Sea

Bell V-280 Valor Aircraft to get Safran Landing Gear Systems

May 6, 2021 @ 11:12 AM

The Bell V-280 Valor next-generation tiltrotor aircraft being developed for the U.S

Myanmar’s Kachin Rebel Group Shoots Down Military Helicopter

May 4, 2021 @ 01:23 PM

Myanmars Kachin Independence Army (KIA) said it shot down a helicopter that was conducting airstrikes at northern town of Momauk, Kachin province, on Monday morning. “It happened at around 10:20 a