Helicopter

Czech Mi-35 News Premium

LOM conducts test flight of Mi-35 3362

After 20 months undergoing rework with LOM Praha, Czech Air Force Mi-35 Hind 3362 has conducted its first flight from Kbely air base on July 29

AW149 News Premium

Leonardo Helicopters talk up UK contribution to AW149

Leonardo Helicopters has said it is a “misnomer” to consider the AW149 helicopter to be a purely Italian platform

US Navy awards Sikorsky CH-53K contract

Sikorsky will build nine more CH-53K heavy lift helicopters under a new contract for the US Navy

Leonardo delivers HH-139B to Italian Air Force

The Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI - Italian Air Force) has accepted another HH-139B helicopter from Leonardo

Elbit Systems subsidiary awarded US night vision contract

Elbit Systems of America has been awarded two orders worth around US$29m to upgrade US Army and National Guard rotary-wing night vision systems

UK CH-47 in Mali News Premium

UK to maintain Chinook presence in Sahel

The UK Ministry of Defence has said that there are no immediate implications to its Chinook force in Mali following France's decision to wind up Operation Barkhane

US Navy receives first TH-73A helicopter

The US Navy has taken receipt of the first TH-73A training helicopter from Leonardo

Feature Premium

ANALYSIS: The current structure of the Brazilian Air Force

As the Brazilian Air Force celebrates its 80th anniversary, we provide an in-depth overview, detailing the structure of South America's largest air arm

Saab and FMV sign helicopter support agreement

Saab has signed an agreement with Sweden’s Swedish Defence Materiel Administration for the provision of support to the 20-strong Helikopter 15 fleet, in a deal worth an initial SEK 550m ($66.2m)

Philippines rotary revolution continues

The first two of a planned six T129B ‘Atak’ helicopters will be delivered to the Philippines in September this year, the country’s Department of National Defense has announced