Keyword: Helicopters

Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The Mars helicopter features six brushed DC motors.
Briefs: Transportation
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
Briefs: Aerospace
See how the US military can decrease risk to air and ground combatants by causing adversaries to expend resources.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Abaco’s hardware platforms will be deployed at the heart of a new helicopter cabin computer.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The UK's fleet of Merlin Mark 2 helicopters has been testing the tlmNexus' Damage & Repair Tracker (DaRT).
Articles: Design
The Rapid And Cost Effective Rotorcraft (RACER) demonstrator is being developed by Airbus Helicopters (AH) to further validate the compound rotorcraft configuration.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recently introduced RAIDER XTM, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter.
Application Briefs: Transportation
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, recently announced a new rotorcraft, Bell 360 Invictus,
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Determine the effects of applied load on a composite structure.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Arnold Defense
Arnold, MO
636-296-5417
www.arnolddefense.com

Arnold Defense has been awarded a $53.8 million contract for the delivery of 2.75-inch rocket launchers and sub components to support...

Briefs: Materials

Numerous military aircraft and shipboard surfaces, such as radomes, antennas, gun shields, wing leading edges, and helicopter blade leading edges, are coated with a specialized...

Application Briefs: Imaging
Sensor Technology Ltd.
Banbury, Oxon, UK
01869 238400
www.torqsense.com

A newly developed intelligent wireless helicopter load sensor has a choice of two displays, offering simple or comprehensive data...

Briefs: Aerospace

In 1982, the U.S. Army Aeroflightdynamics Directorate (AFDD), then assigned under the U.S. Army Aviation Systems Command (AVSCOM), began development of a new...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

The development of sensors to assist helicopter landing in degraded visual environments (DVEs) is currently an important US Army requirement addressing the...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Airbus Helicopters
Marignane Cedex, France
+33 (0)4 42 85 60 51
helicopters.airbus.com

Airbus Helicopters will be providing an additional four H225M (previously known as the Eurocopter EC725)...

Articles: Test & Measurement

There have been several news headlines lately about offenders pointing commercial lasers at helicopters or police personnel, temporarily blinding and distracting them. An increasing number of...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Falls Church, VA
+1 703-280-2900
www.northropgrumman.com/firescout

Fire Scout is a combat proven, autonomous helicopter system that provides real-time Intelligence,...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Arnold Defense
Arnold, MO
(636) 296-5417
www.arnolddefense.com

Arnold Defense, an international manufacturer and supplier of 2.75-inch rocket launchers, has been generating considerable interest...

Articles: Defense

Flying anytime, anywhere, in all-weather conditions is one of the most challenging technology and capability goals across the rotorcraft industry to meet a growing demand for reliability, safety and the ability...

Application Briefs: Defense
Leonardo-Finmeccanica
Rome, Italy
+39 06 32473313
www.leonardocompany.com/

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced recently that the first AgustaWestland AW101 Merlin Mk4 successfully completed its maiden...

Application Briefs: Defense
Inzpire
Lincolnshire, UK
+44 1522 688 231
www.inzpire.com

GECO, from UK-based Inzpire, is a military grade rugged touchscreen tablet mission system that is currently in frontline...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Helicopter Vibration Control System
LORD Corporation
Cary, NC
877 ASK LORD (275 5673)
www.lord.com

LORD Corporation recently announced product qualification for their Improved Vibration Control System (IVCS) for the Boeing H-47 Chinook helicopter. Under contract with Boeing since Sept. 2013, LORD has now completed all program...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
+43 (1) 546 26-44
www.schiebel.net

In five months of operation, the NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) saved over 8,800 lives in the Mediterranean. By spotting and monitoring distressed vessels, Schiebel’s...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Collier Research Corporation
Newport News, VA
757-825-0000
http://hypersizer.com

When announcing the completion of the Bell V-280 tiltrotor fuselage at a press conference, Bell Helicopter leadership...

Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Hoffer Flow Controls
Elizabeth City, NC
252-331-1997
www.hofferflow.com

Hoffer Flow Controls, Inc. recently received a new contract to supply 575 fuel flow meters as a part of the U.S. Navy’s H-53 heavy...

Application Briefs: Defense
Thales
Paris La Défense Cedex, France
+33 (0)1 57 77 86 26
www.thalesgroup.com

Thales was recently selected by Northrop Grumman Corporation to have its state-of-the-art Flight Management...

Application Briefs: Defense
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Redondo Beach, CA
310-812-4321
www.northropgrumman.com

The U.S. Navy has been conducting ship-board flight testing of the first operational MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned...