Helicopters

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.

The ATSB has issued a call to pilots, operators and engineers for help in the investigation into an R44 crash.

An ambitious new helicopter concept emerging from the UK looks set to challenge the existing status quo.

Toll Ambulance Rescue Helicopter's fleet of Leonardo AW139s reached the 20,000 hour milestone in early July.

RAPBA has been formed to cover all rotorcraft operators in Australia and NZ.

A new Leonardo AW139 has been delivered to Capricorn Rescue in Rockhampton.

The pilot of an Iroquois that crashed off Anna Bay in 2019 continued VFR flight after last light, according to the ATSB.

RotorTech 2021 set a new record for attendance during the week.

The ATSB has released its investigation report into the fatal crash of an EC120 in 2018.

Airbus Helicopters has announced a new award scheme for rotary aviation operators.