Helicopters

AMDA Foundation is reporting very strong interest in the upcoming RotorTech.

Bell has delivered the first Bell 429 WLG to an Australian customer.

Enstrom Helicopter will re-open following a buy-out that will save the company from liquidation.

Safran and Bell Textron will collaborate to explore the use of sustainable aviation fuel on a Bell 505 Jetranger X.

Garmin expectsto have approval for its GI 275 in VFR helicopters by the end of March.

The ATSB has issued a warning about properly fitted flight helmets after a fatal crash in regional NSW.

Enstrom Helicopter has closed its factory and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings.

Heliflite will donate a Robinson R22 to the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame in 2022.

Nautilus Aviation, has entered a partnership with Embraer's Eve Urban Air Mobility solutions to develop e-VTOL operations.

Airbus Helicopters has made the first flight of a helicopter on 100% sustainable aviation fuel.

NSWPF has commenced operations of three newly-acquired Bell 429s.

AMDA Foundation has scheduled the next RotorTech for June next year.

Airbus Helicopters has started testing an electric engine back-up system (EBS) on its H130 test bed.

A pilot's escape from a submerged Huey in January 2020 has promtped the ATSB to highlight the potential benefits of EBS.

NT helicopter operators have given evidence to the senate inquiry into the GA industry.

Microflite has signed a partnership with Eve Urban Air Mobility to develop electric vertical aircraft capability.