Rotorcraft

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

CH-53K King Stallion
Jul 10, 2017 - 12:55 PM
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command expects to receive seven of the improved heavy-lift helicopters over the next year.
Jul 10, 2017 - 10:48 AM
Twin-engine X6 is the long-awaited successor to Airbus Helicopters' Super Puma.
Jul 10, 2017 - 10:29 AM
Bell has manufactured more than 3,800 LongRangers since production of the helicopter started in 1975.
Bell 525
Jul 7, 2017 - 2:17 PM
The Bell 525 Relentless has resumed flight testing and is on track to certification in 2018.
Jun 29, 2017 - 10:55 AM
The company will use the funds to support aircraft and continue customer financing.
Jun 29, 2017 - 2:21 AM
The unit was established in 2015.
Jun 28, 2017 - 3:58 PM
407GXP was selected in part on its multi-role capabilities in “a broad range of segments, including EMS, parapublic, tourism and firefighting.”
Cabri G2
Jun 28, 2017 - 5:16 AM
milestone 200th G2 was the first to be equipped with the 160-hp engine upgrade.
Jun 26, 2017 - 12:30 PM
Blade Ultra is available on a charter, crowdsourced and scheduled basis, and can be booked directly on via Blade's app or website.
Jun 22, 2017 - 10:27 AM
Upgrades include Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) approval for a weight increase on the Bell 407 cargo hook to 3,100 pounds from 2,646 pounds.