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  • OPINION: Why US Army aviation plans are in a spin


    ​Helicopter manufacturers, here is your challenge: build a machine that can pick up a critically wounded soldier at the top of a 6,000ft mountain on a hot day in July, dash at 220kt (407km/h) or faster to a medical ­facility hundreds of kilometres away, then land the vehicle easily in a blinding sandstorm while an onboard countermeasure system thwarts an incoming, state-of-the-art surface-to-air missile. And bonus points if you can make it do all those things without a pilot on board.


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  • UK to bolster Nepal relief efforts with Chinooks


    ​The UK is to bolster its commitment to the relief efforts in Nepal with the deployment of three Royal Air Force Boeing...


  • Commando Merlins make move to Yeovilton


    ​The Royal Navy’s amphibious support helicopter transition from the Westland Sea King HC4 to the AgustaWestland Merlin...


  • UK hits halfway mark on defence helicopter upgrades


    With an ongoing upgrade of the UK’s military helicopter fleet around 50% complete, discussions have already begun...


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  • UK to bolster Nepal relief efforts with Chinooks

    News | 29 Apr 2015 10:15 | Dominic Perry

    ​The UK is to bolster its commitment to the relief efforts in Nepal with the deployment of three Royal Air Force Boeing CH-47 Chinook HC3 heavy-lift helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-to-bolster-Nepal-relief-efforts-with-Chinooks-411709/
  • OPINION: Why US Army aviation plans are in a spin

    News | 08 Apr 2015 08:18 | Flight International

    ​Helicopter manufacturers, here is your challenge: build a machine that can pick up a critically wounded soldier at the top of a 6,000ft mountain on a hot day in July, dash at 220kt (407km/h) or faster to a medical ­facility hundreds of kilometres away, then land the vehicle easily in a blinding sandstorm while an onboard countermeasure system thwarts an incoming, state-of-the-art surface-to-air missile. And bonus points if you can make it do all those things without a pilot on board.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-US-Army-aviation-plans-are-in-a-spin-410842/
  • In a spin: the US Army's Top 10 helicopter types

    News | 02 Apr 2015 14:37 | Craig Hoyle

    ​In the week that a senior US Army aviation official conceded that the branch’s planned modernisation and Future Vertical Lift projects cannot both be funded in the face of potential further sequestration cuts, our Top 10 looks at the scale of service’s current inventory.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/In-a-spin-the-US-Armys-Top-10-helicopter-types-410852/
  • Commando Merlins make move to Yeovilton

    News | 01 Apr 2015 10:50 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Royal Navy’s amphibious support helicopter transition from the Westland Sea King HC4 to the AgustaWestland Merlin HC4/4A has made a significant advance, with its 846 Naval Air Squadron having returned to RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Commando-Merlins-make-move-to-Yeovilton-410790/
  • ANALYSIS: Canada's Héroux-Devtek gears up for big time after landing 777X deal

    News | 23 Mar 2015 10:07 | Murdo Morrison

    Two years ago, Héroux-Devtek was a distant number three in the civil landing gear market, behind Safran’s Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (MBD) and the former Goodrich business of United Technologies (UTC).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Canadas-Hroux-Devtek-gears-up-for-big-time-after-landing-777X-deal-409975/
  • Dutch Apache crew killed in Mali crash

    News | 18 Mar 2015 11:04 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Both crew members aboard a Netherlands Defence Helicopter Command Boeing AH-64D Apache were killed when their aircraft crashed during a training exercise in Mali on 17 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dutch-Apache-crew-killed-in-Mali-crash-410297/