Tag: Helicopters

ATEC to Demonstrate New Capability for Future Vertical Lift Helicopters

Reading Time: 2 minutes The U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a contract to the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) – a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney – for the development and demonstration of advanced engine capabilities that could be applicable to a new fleet of future vertical lift combat helicopters. The contract, part of […]

Russia No Longer Needs Ukrainian Engines for Combat Helicopters

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia has become independent from Ukrainian-produced engines VK-2500 for Mi and Ka type helicopters, now they are completely manufactured in Russia, said a spokesman of the United Engine Corporation (UEC) on Thursday, September 15. “UEC provided launching of production of the fully-Russian turboshaft engine VK-2500 for Mil and Kamov helos; previously, we used Ukrainian-made engines”, […]

Russian Helicopters to Demonstrate New “Arctic” Version of Mi-8AMTSh

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will feature a full-scale sample of Mi-8AMTSh-VA at a private showing during the International Military and Technical Forum ARMY-2016. The first batch of these helicopters is already being used by the Russian Defense Ministry and they are designed for a wide range of tasks in the Arctic. Compared […]

Russia Prepares to Supply Ka-52K Attack Helicopters to Egypt

Reading Time: < 1 minute An accord made recently by the defense ministries of Russia and Egypt gives reason to believe that Moscow is prepared to sell a considerable number of carrier-based helicopters to Cairo. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Egyptian Defense Minister Sedki Sobhi recently agreed to establish a training program for Egyptian pilots, a source privy to […]

India, Russia Sign $300Mln Deal on Upgrade of 10 Ka-28 Helicopters

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to navy spokesman, Indian Navy and Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport signed a deal worth nearly $300 million to modernize 10 Russia-produced Ka-28 anti-submarine helicopters. The Indian Navy and Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport signed a deal worth nearly $300 million to modernize 10 Russia-produced Ka-28 anti-submarine helicopters, Indian Navy spokesman Capt. D.K. Sharma […]

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Presents its New Airbus H145

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yorkshire Air Ambulance unveiled their first of two new H145 to stakeholders, public and local and regional dignitaries at an event at their air support unit at Nostell. To the backdrop of the Airwolf soundtrack and a light display that would put the Geneva Motor show to shame, Yorkshire Air Ambulance dropped the curtain on […]

Bell Helicopter Expands Capabilities In Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company announced today that its Prague location officially opened a new paint facility and delivery center –providing full aircraft completion and delivery capabilities to its European customers. “Bell Helicopter’s continued investment in the region reinforces our commitment to our European customers to provide an in-region facility that offers the industry-leading […]

Japan Coast Guard Orders An Additional H225

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with Japan Coast Guard (JCG) for the purchase of an additional H225. JCG, which already operates five H225s, has ordered this additional aircraft as part of its fleet renewal plans. The helicopter is scheduled for delivery by the end of 2018. This H225 will be equipped with the most […]

Are Airbus Helicopters In Trouble?

Reading Time: 3 minutes On February 24th, Airbus Group has presented a full 2015 annual report which was held in London, UK. As a part of European multinational aerospace and defense corporation, Airbus Helicopters achievements were overviewed and took place in the annual speech of the CEO of Airbus, Tom Enders. The representative of Airbus was highlighting the importance […]

Uber and Airbus Are Working Together on Helicopter Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute Uber is partnering with Airbus. The on-demand ride service will be offering stylish, swift, and costly helicopter rides around Utah during the Sundance Film Festival this month, and none other than European aerospace giant Airbus will be providing the choppers. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Airbus CEO Tom Enders said “It’s a […]