Rotorcraft

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

Oct 13, 2014 - 1:15 PM
Deal could be a sign of things to come for the helicopter leasing market.
Oct 13, 2014 - 12:55 PM
Pilot reported helicopter spun out of control before hitting the ground.
MD Helicopters Cayuse Warrior
Oct 10, 2014 - 9:17 AM
The manufacturer secured a $44.2 million contract to install a weapon system on 17 single-engine MD530Fs.
Oct 9, 2014 - 3:05 PM
Extensive conference program to address strategy, rulemaking and safety.
Oct 7, 2014 - 1:45 PM
Services now include worldwide-brokered helicopter and jet flights, as well as helicopter fleet management.
Oct 6, 2014 - 4:15 AM
Nighttime shows provide plenty of work for the Schweizer 300 with the clown face.
Oct 5, 2014 - 5:35 AM
Long-range planning and a well trained crew are key.
Oct 2, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Swiss developer flies 5,800-pound, all-composite helicopter powered by a Honeywell HTS900-2.
Oct 2, 2014 - 3:30 AM
Weather was a contributing factor
Oct 1, 2014 - 1:55 AM
A supplement to the Bell 407GX flight manual enables carriage of heavier external loads while flying in hot-and-high conditions.