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  • Rotor club: Our top 10 most influential helicopters


    With the Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X making its maiden flight recently – and with the technologically advanced 525 Relentless waiting in the wings – we run down a (entirely subjective) list of the most influential helicopters of all time. And before anyone complains at the lack of a tiltrotor or compound rotorcraft, for reasons of simplicity we kept to conventional helicopters, as the more complex designs would fill a list all of their own. So, in order of age:


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  • OSHKOSH: Carter reveals turbine plan, investor talks for VTOL prototype


    An engine ignition glitch spoiled the planned arrival of the Carter Aviation Technologies PAV-II prototype, but the...


  • Lockheed/Piasecki move beyond flying cars with ARES


    ​A Lockheed Martin/Piasecki team will build and fly a new kind of unmanned, vertical take-off and landing aircraft in...


  • IN FOCUS: Engine makers prepare to do battle on 777X


    Boeing has enjoyed two decades of sales success with its flagship widebody twinjet family, but how are the engine...


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  • Rotor club: Our top 10 most influential helicopters

    News | 21 Nov 2014 12:02 | Dominic Perry

    With the Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X making its maiden flight recently – and with the technologically advanced 525 Relentless waiting in the wings – we run down a (entirely subjective) list of the most influential helicopters of all time. And before anyone complains at the lack of a tiltrotor or compound rotorcraft, for reasons of simplicity we kept to conventional helicopters, as the more complex designs would fill a list all of their own. So, in order of age:http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rotor-club-Our-top-10-most-influential-helicopters-405973/
  • OSHKOSH: Carter reveals turbine plan, investor talks for VTOL prototype

    News | 30 Jul 2014 01:44 | Stephen Trimble

    An engine ignition glitch spoiled the planned arrival of the Carter Aviation Technologies PAV-II prototype, but the slowed-rotor compound aircraft still appears to be gaining momentum.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Carter-reveals-turbine-plan-investor-talks-for-VTOL-prototype-402158/
  • ANALYSIS: Looming FVL demonstrator awards plot uncertain path for US rotorcraft industry

    News | 22 Jul 2014 12:00 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Two companies will be chosen on 1 August to build separate demonstrators under the US Army-led Future Vertical Life (FVL) initiative.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Looming-FVL-demonstrator-awards-plot-uncertain-path-for-US-rotorcraft-industry-401100/
  • Lockheed/Piasecki move beyond flying cars with ARES

    News | 25 Feb 2014 11:06 | Stephen Trimble

    ​A Lockheed Martin/Piasecki team will build and fly a new kind of unmanned, vertical take-off and landing aircraft in mid-2015 that will seek to replace helicopters on a wide range of military missions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/LockheedPiasecki-move-beyond-flying-cars-with-ARES-396289/
  • AVX makes the grade for US Army’s JMR-TD programme

    News | 11 Jun 2013 05:50 | Dave Majumdar

    The US Army has chosen AVX Aircraft Company's design for inclusion in its high-speed Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator rotorcraft programme ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVX-makes-the-grade-for-US-Armys-JMR-TD-programme-386834/
  • IN FOCUS: Engine makers prepare to do battle on 777X

    News | 28 Sep 2012 10:00 | Andrew Doyle

    Boeing has enjoyed two decades of sales success with its flagship widebody twinjet family, but how are the engine makers preparing for the next generation 777X?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Engine-makers-prepare-to-do-battle-on-777X-376865/