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The Airbus AS350: A Quietly Impressive Helicopter

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The Airbus AS350, a single-engine light utility helicopter designed and manufactured in France by Aérospatiale and Eurocopter, which is now Airbus Helicopters, conducted its maiden voyage on June 27, 1974, powered by a Lycoming LTS101 turboshaft engine in Marignane, France. The AS350 has been further developed over time, though the aircraft’s design is still the same. The rotor system, power …

Leonardo Teams Up with Italian Manufacturer in Helicopter Technology

Leonardo Teams Up with Italian Manufacturer in Helicopter Technology

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An Italian-based aviation company is looking to expand their helicopter expertise with future helicopters in the making. The company is hoping to reduce noise and vibrations on future helicopters while pairing up with a new manufacturer. The name of this endeavor is “comfort.” Leonardo, who changed their name in 2015, is an Italian aerospace group. Politecnico de Milano, a manufacturer …

The Sky's the Limit for Future Helicopters

The Sky’s the Limit for Future Helicopters

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According to Harry Reasoner, a veteran American newsman, who observed helicopters during the Vietnam War, “A helicopter does not want to fly. It is maintained in the air by a variety of forces and controls working in opposition to each other, and if there is any disturbance in the delicate balance, the helicopter stops flying, immediately and disastrously.” Although helicopters …

Unmanned Helicopter

Challenges Arise in the Development of Unmanned Helicopters

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In today’s modern world, it’s no surprise that majority of commercial flights are auto-piloted and technology companies the world over are investing in the development of autonomous driving vehicles. The implications of unmanned vehicle technologies are limitless when used in conjunction with manned support. As a result of new and improved innovations in autonomy, it won’t be long before these …