Skyryse reveals plans for IFR-capable R66 helicopter

Skyryse has announced plans to certify a version of the Robinson R66 helicopter for instrument flight rules, promising to radically reduce the cost of helicopter IFR flight while enabling new levels of safety and reliability.

By Elan Head | March 6, 2023


Why eVolare is betting on Lilium’s eVTOL aircraft

Drawn to the Lilium Jet’s “sleek design,” U.K.-based eVolare plans to add the aircraft to its fleet for service in the region's premium aviation market, providing Lilium with a 50% pre-delivery deposit on the yet-to-certified aircraft.

By Gerrard Cowan | March 6, 2023
Airbus: H175 FAA process will follow H160 approval

Airbus Helicopters will pursue type certification for the H175 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as soon as the H160 has completed the same process, as it seeks to combine growth from a recovering offshore market with a more diverse mission set for the super medium aircraft.

By Oliver Johnson | March 3, 2023
The Great Kiwi 500 Fly-In

Sixty-three Hughes/MD 500s recently took part in a special fly-in in New Zealand’s South Island, believed to be the largest ever civilian gathering of the type. Vertical was invited behind the scenes.

By Brent Bundy | March 2, 2023