After 50 years of service, Ventura County’s Aviation Unit has expanded its versatile fleet for the challenges of its distinct mission profile.

By Scott Dworkin | features | September 19, 2022
The Elroy Chaparral cargo VTOL is likely to be the first to go into operation with Bristow, carrying supplies to remote locations. Bristow Image

Bristow outlines ambition to become a leader in advanced air mobility

By Oliver Johnson | September 15, 2022

Rescue 9: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Aviation Unit’s new H145

By Dan Megna | September 14, 2022

A race for global leadership in advanced air mobility

By Jen Nevans | September 25, 2022
Kitty Hawk Heaviside

Larry Page’s eVTOL startup Kitty Hawk winding down operations

By Jen Nevans | September 22, 2022
Ghost over the battlefield

Stepping on the battlefield with the Ghost 4 will be like moving from MapQuest in 2001 to Google Maps today. The Ghost 4 with its AI Lattice system will provide a near-perfect battlefield understanding at the speed of need for the warfighter.

By Brent Bergan | September 22, 2022
CH-53K King Stallion makes the grade

The U.S. Marine Corps is reporting that CH-53K King Stallions of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 461 have participated in their first fleet exercise and met all expectations. 

By Glenn Sands | September 16, 2022
Underwater escape: HUET best practices

When a helicopter ditches in water, it will likely roll over. Training for how to safely egress amidst the confusion and debris will save lives.

By Mario Pierobon | August 30, 2022
Reject or Continue? Understanding Category A Performance

We look at the military/civil divide over Category A certification, and why military pilots could benefit from a greater understanding of it when it comes to power failure during takeoff and landing.

By KP Sanjeev Kumar | August 29, 2022
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Contributor Heath Moffat has been out in the field visiting White Saddle Air near Bluff Lake, British Columbia. Operating a Bell 407GXi and 407GXP, the bulk of their work is fighting wildfires and mineral exploration support. Watch for an upcoming feature! ... See MoreSee Less
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