Rotorcraft Rotorcraft Aircraft

News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft.

Jan 31, 2007 - 8:29 AM
Clovis, Calif.-based Heavy Lift Helicopters is currently converting the first commercially owned Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallions for firefighting operations.
Jan 31, 2007 - 5:05 AM
One million hours equals more than 114 years, 11.5 decades or nearly 42,700 days.
Jan 30, 2007 - 5:32 AM
Nearly six years after its launch at the 1999 Paris Air Show, Bell/Agusta’s AB139 medium twin-turbine helicopter has gained FAA IFR certification.
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:56 AM
With this year’s Heli-Expo scheduled for February 6 to 8 in Anaheim, Calif., more than four weeks earlier than last year, news from exhibitors was surprisi
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:48 AM
A New Zealand air ambulance trust has bought a second Sikorsky S-76 to meet a growing demand for emergency medical flights in Auckland.
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:46 AM
San Diego’s city council voted unanimously to extend the lease on its fire helicopter for six months.
Jan 24, 2007 - 9:15 AM
Sikorsky Aircraft of Stratford, Conn.
Dec 19, 2006 - 3:58 AM
The second prototype of the Bell/Agusta BA609 tiltrotor has been flying in airplane mode since November 9 (see <b>AIN</b>, December 2006, page 3).
Dec 15, 2006 - 6:38 AM
One of the helicopters gracing Eurocopter’s static display here at the Paris Air Show is a bright red-and-yellow EC 135 belonging to Norsk Luftambulanse (N
Dec 15, 2006 - 5:58 AM
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