Rotorcraft

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

Nov 28, 2016 - 11:50 AM
Features include three large electronic displays, a four-axis autopilot, two touchscreen GTN 750s GPS navcoms and the Avidyne traffic advisory system.
Nov 28, 2016 - 11:01 AM
Preliminary investigation of the incident helicopter found binding in the assembly's double-row angular contact bearing.
Nov 28, 2016 - 1:05 AM
EMS providers fleet will increase to 21 Leonardo aircraft by year end
Nov 22, 2016 - 9:54 AM
Initial estimates project as many as 24 operations a day.
Nov 21, 2016 - 1:16 PM
The Tennessee facility covers the company's light, intermediate and medium lines.
Nov 21, 2016 - 10:53 AM
If any are cracked or are corroded, the remaining legs might not be able to support the engine under all load conditions, Transport Canada cautioned.
Nov 21, 2016 - 10:48 AM
The increase translates into a 441-pound payload increase and an additional 100 nm of range, up from an original ferry range of 431 nm.
Nov 16, 2016 - 10:18 AM
City and state leaders offered to help build a helipad as part of the incentives to lure GE from its longtime headquarters in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Nov 10, 2016 - 11:53 AM
The move comes after Portland, Oregon-based Erickson missed scheduled November 1 debt interest payments.
Nov 9, 2016 - 12:41 PM
The OEM named Zhenjiang Aerochine Aviation Limited as its third authorized customer service facility in the country.