Hill sees demand for over 250 HX50 helicopters in first year of production

UK start-up Hill Helicopters plans to build 260 examples of its HX50 light-single in the first year of production based on current demand for the clean-sheet rotorcraft.



Spanish Customs Service receives final Dauphin delivery

Airbus Helicopters has delivered final Dauphin to roll off its Marignane production line, with the AS365 N3 handed over to the Spanish Customs Service.

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Bell continues 525 certification push but timeline depends on FAA

Bell must still compete flights and paperwork as part of the certification programme for its 525 Relentless super-medium-twin, although the company insists helicopter’s long-delayed march towards service entry is nearing an end.

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SB-1 Defiant wraps up FLRAA mission profile flight testing

A Sikorsky/Boeing team has completed mission profile test flights with the SB-1 Defiant demonstrator related to the US Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition.

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