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November 26, 2018

LA County May Examine Increase in Fleet of Firefighting Helos

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 27 may consider a motion by…

November 20, 2018

Air Ambulance Leads US Rankings of Safest Helicopter Mission Sets

Industry analysts said that helicopter safety is a complex area and cannot be reduced simply…

August 09, 2018

HeliOffshore Forms New Standards Groups for Wind, Search and Rescue, Helidecks

Global safety association HeliOffshore has formed three new working groups focusing on safety strategies for…

June 05, 2018

Drone Maker DJI Teams With Axon to Sell Drones Directly to Law Enforcement

Consumer unmanned aircraft manufacturer DJI has teamed up with Axon, maker of connected law enforcement technologies,…

April 12, 2018

Aviation Groups Call for Review of 2017 Irish Coast Guard Crash

The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) and the European Cockpit Association (ECA)…

December 21, 2017

Bell, Leonardo, Airbus, Sikorsky Aircraft Investigation Updates

With safety at the forefront of all rotorcraft designs and associated materials, unfortunately things can…

December 18, 2017

Vuichard Wins HAI Award for Safety for Vortex Ring State Recovery Method

Helicopter Association International (HAI) describes the Vuichard Recovery as “a technique that trains helicopter pilots…

December 08, 2017

From the Ray Prouty Archives: Emergency Maneuvering

John Q. Pilot is scooting along in his helicopter doing contour flying at high speed.…

November 21, 2017

Big Brother

At R&WI’s Rotorcraft Business and Technology Summit in Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 20 to 21,…

November 10, 2017

Episode 3: Part 2 Episode Explores Future of Autonomy, Drones and More

In the last of this two-part episode, we take a look at the highlights and…