Rotorcraft

News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.

Artist's rendering of VH-92A Presidential helicopter
Jul 26, 2016 - 1:55 PM
The VH-92A program now moves to assembly, test and evaluation of the modified Sikorsky S-92 commercial helicopter.
Coptersafety
Jul 26, 2016 - 12:31 PM
Company announced an order for five new level-D flight simulators and the construction of a new flight training center.
Jul 26, 2016 - 10:47 AM
FAA expects that four more years will be sufficient time to consider results of noise-mitigation research.
Jul 18, 2016 - 12:49 PM
The system proved its worth in the real world fighting fires in Minnesota.
Composite Helicopters C630
Jul 18, 2016 - 11:47 AM
Announced as a kit project, the C630 will now be a certified model.
Executive-configured H175
Jul 18, 2016 - 11:23 AM
The helicopter will be based on a yacht in Europe.
Scorpion helmet-mounted monocular sight and display.
Jul 14, 2016 - 6:38 AM
The company will provide 400 sets for LAH service after 2020.
Jul 14, 2016 - 5:19 AM
The Sion facility will offer maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the Bell 429.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:25 AM
Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky has led to a version of the Black Hawk helicopter with mostly LM weaponry.
Jul 12, 2016 - 2:05 PM
FIPS certification follows that of the Limited Ice Protection System (LIPS) in September last year.