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Nottingham Heliport expansion approved

Nottingham’s Acres Group has successfully designed its first heliport, as expansion plans for an existing...

British helicopter training company wins Queen’s Award

HeliOperations has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade for Outstanding Short-Term...

First of five Airbus H135s arrives in UK For Army Air Corps

Early in 2022, it was announced that the UK military had placed an order for five Airbus H135 helicopters,...

Thames Valley Air Ambulance buy an Airbus EC135

Thames Valley Air Ambulance (TVAA), based at RAF Benson near Oxford, have purchased an Airbus EC135T2+...

Leeds Bradford Airport to create unmanned and manned aerial vehicle hub

Radical new transport and logistics infrastructure start-up, Urban-Air Port (UAP), have joined to collaborate...

North West Air Ambulance renews contract with Babcock

Babcock and North West Air Ambulance Charity (NWAA) have announced a significant new multi-year contract...

Sloane Helicopters sells 10 AW109SP GrandNew helicopters

Sloane Helicopters, the UK/Ireland distributor for Leonardo Helicopters, has sold ten AW109SP GrandNew...

Enstrom rescued, with purchaser MidTex looking at new income streams

Helicopter manufacturer Enstrom has lived through its Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings. MidTex Aviation has...

HelixAv confirms attendance at RotorTechUK

HelixAv – the Bell Helicopter Independent Representative for the UK & Ireland – has confirmed...

East Anglian Air Ambulance become first UK operator to upgrade to five-blade H145

East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) have now received back one of their Airbus H145 helicopters after...

The Flying Reporter to Cover RotorTech 2022

Former BBC TV reporter and private pilot Jon Hunt is working with RotorTech organisers to produce video...

Bell 505 fleet passes 100,000 hours

Bell’s entry level helicopter – the 505 JetRanger X – now has over 100,000 hours of...

Enstrom rescue could be finalised this week

Michigan based manufacturer Enstrom closed on Friday 21st January after 62 years with the company filing for...

Introducing John Hamshare, Event Manager for RotorTech and AeroExpo

Following 30 years in the civil aviation business, John Hamshare is the new Event Manager in charge of...

Cotswold Airport, UK: A New Venue for RotorTech and AeroExpo

The airport manager provided a brief overview of Cotswold Airport, our new venue for 2022. A Gloucestershire...

Scholarship winner Will prepares for an exciting 2022

Will always wanted to be a pilot but he was unsure what route he wanted to go down – rotary or fixed-wing....

SaxonAir expanding with new AW109SP GrandNew

Helicopter operator SaxonAir is very positive about the future, and recently joined the BBGA British Business...

Rotortech UK 2022 launched

The Rotortech UK team were on site at Cotswold Airport earlier this week in preparation for the event, which...

UK Helicopter Museum celebrates 30 years

The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. On 3 November 1989,...

Helicentre Aviation Gains CAA Approval for Integrated CPL(H)

Midlands-based helicopter training academy Helicentre Aviation has received approval from the CAA to deliver...

Volocopter reveals VoloCity built to EASA standards

Pioneering air taxi company Volocopter has revealed the design for its newest air taxi model, the VoloCity....

Robinson Opens Dedicated MRO Facility

On 12 July 2019 Robinson Helicopter Company expanded its FAA/EASA approved Repair Station by opening a...

DART Aerospace’s E-Commerce Website Now Available Globally

DART Aerospace is proud to announce that its e-commerce site is now available globally. With over 4,500...

EASA approves Flarm for helicopters

EASA has approved the Flarm collision avoidance system for fixed installations into helicopters. Up ’til...

Airspace restrictions to be placed over English Channel as RPA conducts research this Summer

Four areas of restricted airspace will be implemented by French law, as they fall within French territorial...

Helicentre Aviation to Host Bristow Careers Days in April

Helicentre Aviation Academy has announced it will be hosting Bristow Helicopters’ Careers Days on 16th and...

DART launches its H130 Landing Gear

DART Aerospace is happy to be introducing its new H130 Landing Gear to the rotorcraft industry. This new...

Sloane Helicopters celebrates its 500th new Robinson Helicopter

As Europe’s longest-established dealer for the Robinson Helicopter Company, Sloane Helicopters will soon be...

Airbus eDynamic troubleshooting tool

In pursuing efforts to ease maintenance operations of its aircraft, Airbus Helicopters introduces a new tool...

EASA’s new Basic Regulation e-learning course

Last September the new Regulation for EASA and the European aviation system (EASA’s “Basic Regulation”...

Elite Helicopters Expand Helicopter Training Fleet

Elite Helicopters is pleased to announce the delivery of a brand new Cabri G2, G-SHAZ, which will be based at...

Bell announces Nexus hybrid-electric VTOL air taxi

The brave new world of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) air taxis takes a big step forward this week as...

Garmin® announces certification of the G500H TXi flight displays

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the certification and...

Updates from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA)

General Aviation at the heart of high-tech jobs and skills We all know that General Aviation creates some of...

Association of Air Ambulances Charity relaunches as Air Ambulances UK

The Association of Air Ambulances Charity relaunched as Air Ambulances UK on Friday 23rd November, signalling...

Bell and Moog Collaborate

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced a signed teaming agreement with Moog, for the...

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing buys Waypoint for $650 Million

Waypoint Leasing Holdings Ltd., the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, announced on the...

Leonardo team wins Royal Aeronautical Society Team Silver Medal

At a ceremony held at the Royal Aeronautical Society’s headquarters, London, Monday evening,...

SH09 Latest prototype begins flight trials

Kopter Group AG (Kopter) has commenced the next phase of its helicopter development and certification program...

Past to Present: BendixKing

BendixKing has been a part of the helicopter market for years and will continue to be apart of it for years...

IFD-Series Touch-Screen GPS Navigators for your Helicopter

The Avidyne IFD-Series of GPS navigators are direct slide-in replacements for GNS 530 and 430 navigators....

2018 Helicopter Pilot Scholarships Fund Doubled to £150,000

Helicentre Aviation Academy has allocated a further £75,000 in part-funded scholarship awards to its already...

Kopter announces Garmin G3000H for Baseline of SH09 Helicopter

Kopter Group AG is proud to announce that the newly launched Garmin G3000H will be integrated into the SH09…

SureFly eight-rotor helicopter makes first flight

The SureFly has eight props, two on each of four arms. All are driven by individual electric motors. It has…

Helicentre announces 2019 helicopter scholarships

Helicentre Aviation Academy has opened its 2019 UK EASA Professional Helicopter Pilot Scholarship Programme…

Helicentre Announces 2019 US FAA CPL(H) Scholarship

Leading UK helicopter training organisation Helicentre Aviation Academy has announced it will be bringing i…

How is Avidyne Breaking Ground in New Territory?

Company’s approach makes flying easier and safer, with more accessible information Avidyne Corporation...

Skyguide and AirMap partner to develop drone traffic management system

On March 5, skyguide, the Swiss air navigation service provider, and AirMap, the leading global airspace ma…

Helicentre Aviation Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

Leading helicopter training academy, Helicentre Aviation Ltd. is pleased to announce the winners of its 201…

Cartivator Skydrive to light 2020 Olympic flame?

+VIDEO A group of car and aerospace engineers in Japan are working on an after-hours project to develop a...

Bell Helicopter unveils air taxi and drone tech

Drone technology for helicopter propulsion and an electric air taxi – two initiatives announced by Bell...

What happened at the recent Heli UK Expo – Helicopter Leaders Round Table?

On 29th November, Leaders from across the UK Helicopter Industry gathered in Henley for a Round Table...