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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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  • Karem Aircraft confident military investment will bear fruit


    ​The owner of Karem Aircraft, which was passed over by the US Army for a spot in the joint multi-role technology...


  • US Navy seeks nano-, small-sized UAVs


    The US Navy has putn out a call for small and "nano-sized", vertical take-off and landing unmanned air systems (UAS)...


  • DARPA selects four bidders for high-speed VTOL X-Plane


    Four companies – Aurora Flight Sciences, Boeing, Karem Aircraft and Sikorsky – will compete to build a high-speed,...


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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/
  • Karem Aircraft confident military investment will bear fruit

    News | 16 Oct 2014 13:36 | Dan Parsons

    ​The owner of Karem Aircraft, which was passed over by the US Army for a spot in the joint multi-role technology demonstration (JMR-TD) programme, says the company could still contribute to the future of US military rotorcraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Karem-Aircraft-confident-military-investment-will-bear-fruit-404813/
  • US Navy seeks nano-, small-sized UAVs

    News | 20 Aug 2014 18:43 | Dan Parsons

    The US Navy has putn out a call for small and "nano-sized", vertical take-off and landing unmanned air systems (UAS) for use by Marine infantry units to collect battlefield intelligence.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-seeks-nano-small-sized-UAVs-402883/
  • ANALYSIS: Looming FVL demonstrator awards plot uncertain path for US rotorcraft industry

    News | 22 Jul 2014 11:00 | 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/
  • Hummingbird Air to launch scheduled flights from St Croix

    News | 07 Jul 2014 15:55 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A Florida-based company is seeking authorisation from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to launch scheduled commuter flights from St. Croix to destinations in the eastern Caribbean under the brand Hummingbird Air.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hummingbird-Air-to-launch-scheduled-flights-from-St-Croix-401134/
  • DARPA selects four bidders for high-speed VTOL X-Plane

    News | 18 Mar 2014 23:53 | Stephen Trimble

    Four companies – Aurora Flight Sciences, Boeing, Karem Aircraft and Sikorsky – will compete to build a high-speed, vertical take-off and landing X-plane with improved hover efficiency, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced on 18 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DARPA-selects-four-bidders-for-high-speed-VTOL-X-Plane-397156/