Andrew Logan, founder of the Twitter handle @HelicoptersofDC, joins Rotor Radio to discuss the chopper traffic over Washington, D.C., and the data-gathering game he's developed to keep track of it all.
November 17, 2020 Rotor Radio: The hype and hysteria about eVTOLs
Brian Garrett-Glaser, managing editor of Vertical’s sister publication eVTOL.com joins Rotor Radio to discuss air taxis, the possibilities of electric propulsion, technologies emerging from the sector and how these aircraft will augment helicopters.
October 21, 2020 Rotor Radio: Pandemic Pilot Training: It Can Be Done, Safely!
Jared Friend, general manager of the helicopter school at Hillsboro Aero Academy, joined Rotor Radio to discuss coronavirus-related training challenges.
September 22, 2020 Rotor Radio: A V-280 experimental test pilot answers your questions
Bell's Don Grove and Frank Lazzara answered some of our readers' questions about flying the V-280 Valor tiltrotor.
August 13, 2020 Rotor Radio: Learning the Lakota helicopter
Brian Diaz, Airbus's resident UH-72 guru at Fort Rucker, joined Rotor Radio to discuss the helicopter, its history with the Army and how it's used to train future military rotorcraft pilots.
Chris MacKay of Total Response Solutions told us how his team of former Canadian military SAR specialists set up Mexico's first non-governmental offshore SAR service.
Vertical editorial director Elan Head joined Rotor Radio to discuss her reporting on spatial disorientation and the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant.
June 2, 2020 Rotor Radio: Quad-A president Jeff Schloesser talks Army Aviation in the Covid age and beyond
Quad-A president Jeff Schloesser talked about the ongoing pandemic, future vertical lift technologies and the heavy demand placed on uniformed aviators.
Sikorsky's Steve Weiner and Bill Fell talked us through the design and capabilities of the company's coaxial-rotor compound helicopters.
May 15, 2020 Helicopter aerobatic pilot Aaron Fitzgerald kicks off Vertical’s new Rotor Radio podcast
For our inaugural episode of Rotor Radio, helicopter aerobatic pilot Aaron Fitzgerald told us about his work for Red Bull and in the filming industry.