Rotorcraft Rotorcraft Aircraft
News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources was scheduled to receive an Enstrom 480B turbine single last month.
EMS operator Air Methods has signed a memorandum of understanding with American Eurocopter to buy 10 AS 350 B2/B3 AStars annually, on an indefinite basis.
Agusta has found the cause of the problem that sparked an emergency Airworthiness Directive on the AB139 in August.
The FAA has issued a special airworthiness information bulletin (SAIB) to all Eurocopter BO 105 operators.
At press time, FAA certification of the Bell 210, a single-turbine medium helicopter derived from the military UH-1H Huey, was imminent.
At the end of last year, amid celebrations marking 40 years of flying police helicopters, the Hamburg police force took delivery of two new Eurocopter EC 1
The first Bell/Agusta BA609 tiltrotor made full conversion to airplane mode near Fort Worth, Texas, in late July.
China Eastern General Aviation Corporation (EGAC) is to buy two Sikorsky S-76C+s to support oil support missions off northern China.
Bell has delivered the first of a six-aircraft LongRanger order to Gulf of Mexico operator Rotorcraft Leasing Company (RLC).
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On Sunday, CJ Systems bought 10 Eurocopters, and yesterday it signed for 10 Bell 429s, with an option for 10 more.