Helicopter Pioneer Frank Robinson Passes Away

The engineer and pilot who founded Robinson Helicopter Company and created the R22, R44, and R66 has hovered west.
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Leonardo Search and Rescue Helicopter Completes U.S. High Altitude Trials

The AW101-612 completed its 21-day trial plan in just 16 days in Colorado.
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Air Force Says HH-60W Jolly Green II Helicopters Are Ready For Duty

The Sikorsky aircraft’s name honors the pioneering HH-3E rescue model from the Vietnam era.
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U.S. Army Ups Buy of CH-47F Block II Chinooks

With the $63 million Lot 2 order , the Army will now have six of the heavy-lift helicopters under contract.
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Helicopter Sales Slump in First Half of 2022

Lower inventory shoulders the blame for the soft market.
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Airbus Delivers 7,000th Ecureuil Helicopter

The 48-year-old brand made its landmark sale to French company Blugeon Hélicoptères.
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FAA OKs Electronic Flight Instrument for Two Robinsons

Garmin’s GI 275 received supplemental type certification for R22 and R44 helicopters.
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Sikorsky Scores $2.3 Billion Army Black Hawk Contract

The company will deliver at least 120 H-60M helicopters, with an option for 225 more.
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Airbus Completes First Helicopter Flight Powered by SAF

An H225 flew with both engines powered by sustainable aviation fuel.
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New York City Council Seeks To Ban Certain Helicopters

Proposed legislation would make city-owned heliports off-limits to tourist choppers.
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