Rotorcraft

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

May 13, 2014 - 3:35 PM
Start-up manufacturer Marenco Swisshelicopter is testing systems on the prototype.
May 13, 2014 - 3:00 PM
The Arrius 2R features a Fadec and a 3,000-hour time between overhaul.
May 8, 2014 - 1:40 AM
TRU Simulation + Training combines two recent Textron acquisitions to provide pilot and flight crew training.
May 8, 2014 - 1:15 AM
Revenues and earnings were up on the previous year’s figures, but deliveries declined.
May 7, 2014 - 5:50 AM
SAA founder and CEO Henry Hansen will continue to lead SAA and all Avincis’ emergency services in Scandinavia.
May 7, 2014 - 5:30 AM
Parent company of operators Inaer, Bond, Australian Helicopters and Norsk Helikopterservice will belong to Babcock International late this year.
May 7, 2014 - 4:55 AM
Venezuela will use the 480B for flight training.
May 7, 2014 - 4:25 AM
The CAA’s proposed time scale for oil and gas companies is not feasible, says the industry’s lobby group.
May 6, 2014 - 3:10 PM
Robinson said it is now able to begin delivering R66s in its current backlog of European orders.
May 6, 2014 - 5:10 AM
The 500th helicopter was delivered to Russian operator Aviamarket.