Rotorcraft

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

Apache flyover in Mesa, Arizona
Mar 24, 2017 - 1:05 PM
The manufacturer will provide 244 remanufactured AH-64Es to the U.S. Army over five years, and 24 new-build E-models to Saudi Arabia.
Mar 14, 2017 - 5:19 AM
Loss of tail rotor effectiveness can lead to loss of control, Board warns
Mar 12, 2017 - 10:37 AM
The company will use experts in the field of medical crew training to write the course and then develop and maintain the program.
Mar 9, 2017 - 3:32 PM
The company has flown over 25,000 flight hours and facilitated more than 50,000 patient flights with its BCAS division using the S-76.
Mar 9, 2017 - 3:17 PM
The deal, when completed, will make China's Reignwood Aviaition the world's largest operator of the type.
Mar 9, 2017 - 2:52 PM
The new Iris console presents a virtual copy of the aircraft engine and airframe subsystem.
Mar 9, 2017 - 2:39 PM
Joe McChesney has more than 39 years of experience with solvent and aqueous cleaning processes.
Mar 9, 2017 - 2:00 PM
The battery manufacturer recently opened a new plant in Austell, Georgia.
Leonardo Helicopters senior v-p of worldwide customer support and training Vittorio Della Bella (second from right) explains the company’s initiative to combine support and training under one umbrella. He is flanked by (l-r) Leonardo Helicopters v-p of capability development and governance Giovanni Cecchelli, BelAir CEO Susanne Hessellund and Era Group CEO Chris Bradshaw.
Mar 9, 2017 - 1:30 PM
The new TeamUp brand unifies Leonardo's customer support and training efforts.
Mar 9, 2017 - 1:11 PM
Heli-Expo visitors are encouraged to take a picture at Spectrum’s booth in a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card.