Category: Rotor

Sikorsky has now secured a deal to supply five additional VH-92A Presidential ‘white top’ helicopters to the US Marine Corps. The global defence prime Lockheed Martin subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the US Navy to deliver five VH-92A Presidential Helicopters, also known as ‘White Tops’ to the Marine Corps, in addition to the […]


Sikorsky and Boeing have released details of their new advanced helicopter for the US Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft competition, known as FLRAA. The aircraft, named DEFIANT X, will be the fastest, most manoeuvrable and most survivable assault helicopter in history. Combined with the team’s unsurpassed experience in mission systems, training and sustainment, it will […]

Air Crash Investigations

Three members of the New York National Guard have been killed in a military helicopter crash that occurred in the town of Mendon, New York, amid a routine training mission. The aircraft, a UH-60 medical evacuation helicopter, reportedly crashed in a field area near West Bloomfield and Cheese Factory Road in Mendon, approximately 32 kilometres […]


The Leonardo AW139 is set to become the new Presidential Transport helicopter in the Republic of Colombia.


Japanese start-up SkyDrive is gearing up for the first public demonstration of its “flying car” – an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft prototyped for urban air mobility. Just seven months after achieving the first unmanned outdoor sortie in December 2019, the company has announced a plan to demonstrate a manned flight to the […]


Moldovan authorities have shuttered a clandestine facility located in the country’s east, after searches revealed it to be churning out fake copies of the Soviet-type Kamov Ka-26 helicopter. On Tuesday, the Moldovan Prosecutor’s Office – together with investigators from the Police General Inspectorate – carried out raids on the factory, 100 kilometres north-east of the […]

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