Rotorcraft

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

Dec 19, 2016 - 4:52 PM
EASA had previously permitted the helicopters to return to flight.
Dec 19, 2016 - 1:27 PM
The system enables phone and text services through the Iridium satellite network, including in areas without cell phone coverage.
Dec 16, 2016 - 7:53 AM
The agency attributes a number of accidents to pilots' failure to follow checklists.
Dec 15, 2016 - 1:14 PM
The facility is expected to have four simulators by the end of next year.
Dec 15, 2016 - 9:08 AM
This follows an order for 25 AW119Kx singles from Sino-US placed earlier this year.
Mil Mi-17
Dec 13, 2016 - 1:59 PM
Instead, the U.S. will supply Sikorsky Black Hawks for the Afghan Army.
Dec 13, 2016 - 11:21 AM
It will offer commercial helicopter charters for various scenic flights to surrounding vineyards and other tourist attractions.
Dec 12, 2016 - 11:05 AM
FastFin uses advanced airflow management to increase the effectiveness of the H125 anti-torque system and yields certified performance improvements.
Dec 7, 2016 - 8:00 PM
Abu Dhabi-based company has added additional fixed and rotary wing models to its list of maintenance approvals.
Statoil CHC EC225
Dec 6, 2016 - 5:54 PM
The company made the decision after oil workers' unions asked for a permanent ban on the helicopter.