Top News on MD Helicopters

  • Eurocopter works to fend off upgrade challenge for US AAS deal


    Eurocopter believes the US Army's requirement to replace or upgrade its fleet of ageing Bell OH-58 Kiowa Warriors is the "largest military opportunity in the coming years", amid a global defence market that will remain "slow" for the foreseeable future.


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  • US DoD confirms Saudi AH-6I deal


    ​The US Department of Defense (DoD) has confirmed that Saudi Arabia will be the launch customer for the Boeing AH-6I...


  • Talon guided rocket fired from MD 530G


    ​Raytheon’s Talon laser-guided rockets have been successfully fired from MD Helicopters’ MD 530G light attack...


  • FARNBOROUGH: AgustaWestland secures first UK EMS customer for the AW169


    The UK's Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust (KSSAAT) has become the first first UK emergency medical services...


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  • US DoD confirms Saudi AH-6I deal

    News | 02 Sep 2014 10:44 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Department of Defense (DoD) has confirmed that Saudi Arabia will be the launch customer for the Boeing AH-6I light attack helicopter following the signing of $234 million contract for 24 aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-DoD-confirms-Saudi-AH-6I-deal-403239/
  • Talon guided rocket fired from MD 530G

    News | 06 Aug 2014 13:24 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Raytheon’s Talon laser-guided rockets have been successfully fired from MD Helicopters’ MD 530G light attack helicopter during a series of tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Talon-guided-rocket-fired-from-MD-530G-402428/
  • KAI to develop 4.5t civil, military helicopter

    News | 23 Jul 2014 05:49 | Greg Waldron

    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has emerged as the preferred bidder to develop a 4.5t helicopter with both civilian and military variants.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KAI-to-develop-45t-civil-military-helicopter-401888/
  • FARNBOROUGH: AgustaWestland secures first UK EMS customer for the AW169

    News | 15 Jul 2014 17:03 | Kate Sarsfield

    The UK's Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust (KSSAAT) has become the first first UK emergency medical services (EMS) provider to select the AgustaWestland AW169 following the order for a single unit at the show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-AgustaWestland-secures-first-UK-EMS-customer-for-the-AW169-401530/
  • IN FOCUS: Nearly 75 years after VS-300, Sergei Sikorsky charts helicopter industry's future

    News | 12 May 2014 13:57 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Few observers of the rotorcraft industry have a more informed perspective on where it has been and where it is going than Sergei Sikorsky. As a child, he flew as a passenger in his father Igor's VS-300, the world's first practical helicopter. In the evenings, he sat at the dining table as Igor, himself an aviation legend, entertained many others, including Charles Lindbergh and Eddie Rickenbackerhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Nearly-75-years-after-VS-300-Sergei-Sikorsky-charts-helicopter-industrys-future-399145/
  • HELI-EXPO: MD Helicopters studies next generation aerial scout with advanced technologies

    News | 26 Feb 2014 11:56 | Stephen Trimble

    MD Helicopters is developing a new scout helicopter that could feature a hybrid-electric power system, lightweight composites built using additive manufacturing techniques and possibly no tail rotor (NOTAR) technology.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HELI-EXPO-MD-Helicopters-studies-next-generation-aerial-scout-with-advanced-technologies-396332/