The CH-53E Super Stallion has logged more than one million flight hours since entering service with the Marine Corps in 1981, according to U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), which referred to the helicopter as “still one of the most used aircraft in the United States military air arsenal.” ...

The second prototype of Turkish Aerospace Industries’ T625 Gökbey made its 45-minute maiden flight on June 29, passing the first domestic certification challenge presented by Turkey’s General Directorate of Civil Aviation. The twin-engine T625, designed as a multirole utility helicopter for ...

The French Air Force has ordered an additional heavy twin Airbus H225M helicopter to add to its existing fleet of 10. It will be delivered in a configuration that allows interoperability with the rest of the fleet, Airbus Helicopters said, and will be capable of in-flight refueling. The aircraft ...

Sikorsky on Friday was awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 heavylift CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, the Department of Defense announced on Friday, with $509 million for the current fiscal year and $617 million for the following year. The contract to Sikorsky, owned by Lockheed Martin [LMT], ...

Textron [TXT] is flight testing a new Block 3 version of its AAI-developed RQ-7 Shadow UAS, which the U.S. Army has been using for 20 years and, according to Textron, plans to use for at least 10 more. Shadow Block 3 is currently about three weeks into testing with two to go, after all of […] ...