India’s Advanced Light Helicopter Demos Deck Ops in Ship-Borne Trials

April 29, 2021 @ 04:02 PM

Indias Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv Mk III MR completed its deck-operations capabilities that include landing on deck, folding of blades and storing the helicopter inside the onboard hangar. The aircraft was developed by state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

S.Korea Plans to Develop Marine Corps Chopper by 2031

April 26, 2021 @ 12:54 PM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said today it wants to develop an indigenous attack helicopter for Marine Corps operation. The arms procurement agency has earmarked $1

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