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UK to maintain Chinook presence in Sahel

The UK Ministry of Defence has said that there are no immediate implications to its Chinook force in Mali following France's decision to wind up Operation Barkhane

US Navy receives first TH-73A helicopter

The US Navy has taken receipt of the first TH-73A training helicopter from Leonardo

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ANALYSIS: The current structure of the Brazilian Air Force

As the Brazilian Air Force celebrates its 80th anniversary, we provide an in-depth overview, detailing the structure of South America's largest air arm

Saab and FMV sign helicopter support agreement

Saab has signed an agreement with Sweden’s Swedish Defence Materiel Administration for the provision of support to the 20-strong Helikopter 15 fleet, in a deal worth an initial SEK 550m ($66.2m)

Philippines rotary revolution continues

The first two of a planned six T129B ‘Atak’ helicopters will be delivered to the Philippines in September this year, the country’s Department of National Defense has announced

French Navy to get two additional H160s

The French Armament General Directorate has confirmed an option to Airbus Helicopters, Babcock and Safran Helicopter Engines for two more H160 helicopters for the French Navy

Global AW101 helicopter fleet hits flight hour milestone

The AW101 helicopter fleet, manufactured by Leonardo, has reached 500,000 global flight hours in a milestone for the multi-role, medium-lift platform

UK inks deal for 14 Chinook CH-47(ER) heavy-lift helicopters

The UK has agreed to purchase 14 Chinook CH-47(ER) heavy-lift helicopters from the US via a foreign military sales agreement, worth £1.4bn. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2026, where the new helicopters will be based at RAF Odiham, the home of the UK’s Chinook fleet

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How helicopter airlines work

It’s not often that we feature rotary aircraft in Airliner World, but as Howard Slutsken reports, there’s something a little different going on in Vancouver...

US Army awards FLRAA demo and risk reduction contracts

US Army contracts have been awarded to the two companies competing in the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition for Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR) Phase 2