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March 22, 2018

Rolls-Royce Gets $31M Defense Contract for V-22 Ospreys

Rolls-Royce was awarded a more than $31 million contract for engine work on the Bell…

January 12, 2018

From the Ray Prouty Archives: Parameter Identification

Since about 1970, a new term has entered the vocabulary of those who analyze helicopter…

January 05, 2018

From the Ray Prouty Archives: Engine Snow Protection

Unexpected technical problems challenge almost every new engineering program. It’s the curse of the “unknown…

December 28, 2017

5 US Regulatory Changes That Could Shake Aviation Up in 2018

The U.S. welcomed a new administration into the White House in 2017. With it came…

December 22, 2017

Navair Aims to Fly Seahawk Gunner Seat Prototype 2 Next Year

Marines assigned to Combat Cargo receive supply pallets from an MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to…

December 21, 2017

From the Ray Prouty Archives: Icing and Deicing

In many technical fields, the helicopter lags the airplane by 20 to 30 years. This…

December 18, 2017

Leonardo Wins Italian Innovation Award for Electric Tail Rotor

The Italian government has recognized Leonardo for its research and development of an electric tail…

December 13, 2017

East/West Industries Becomes Part 145 Repair Station

East/West Industries is officially a Part 145 repair station. The company said Tuesday it received…

December 01, 2017

Russia’s Improved Mi-171E Begins Flight Tests

Russian Helicopters has begun flight testing its modernized Mi-171E. The manufacturer said Friday the aircraft…

November 21, 2017

Into the Vortex: A Common Aerodynamic Fix

It’s quite an understatement to say that a lot goes into the design of any…