Rotorcraft

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

Jun 22, 2017 - 10:27 AM
Upgrades include Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) approval for a weight increase on the Bell 407 cargo hook to 3,100 pounds from 2,646 pounds.
Airbus Helicopters VSR700
Jun 21, 2017 - 10:55 AM
VSR700 is based on the Helicopteres Guimbal Cabri G2 and is intended to be a light military rotary-wing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle.
Jun 21, 2017 - 9:27 AM
The Swiss company recently started flying a third prototype helicopter as it works toward European Aviation Safety Agency certification.
Jun 21, 2017 - 9:22 AM
U.K. company Helix Av. and Czech Republic’s King’s Casino will each receive a Bell 429.
Jun 21, 2017 - 6:34 AM
Deal adds to deep Airbus relationship
men with champagne in front of helicopter
Jun 20, 2017 - 11:22 AM
The value of the combined orders for new Leonardo helicopters adds up the $231 million.
Jun 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM
As Astronautics’ newest connectivity platform, AGCS will serve as a solution for the original equipment manufacturer’s production helicopters.
Jun 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Airbus Helicopters has chosen the T3CAS integrated surveillance system from ACSS for its new H160 commercial transport helicopters.
Jun 20, 2017 - 7:37 AM
The manufacturer restarted production of the K-Max in 2015 for 10 helicopters; now it sees production running through at least 2019.
Airbus Helicopters Racer
Jun 20, 2017 - 6:12 AM
New helicopter will have various applications and has many international partners, though mainly European.