Rotorcraft

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

Apr 12, 2017 - 12:44 PM
Chinese operator will use helicopters for crop spraying.
Apr 12, 2017 - 6:16 AM
Operator Reignwood Aviation accepted the Bell 429, which was equipped with a CAAC validated med-evac interior by United Rotorcraft
The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
Apr 6, 2017 - 1:00 PM
China’s Reignwood Aviation will soon be the world’s largest fleet operator of the new Bell 505 helicopter
U.S. Marine Corps CH-53K King Stallion
Apr 3, 2017 - 4:53 PM
Program leaders awaited the go-ahead to begin low-rate initial production of the estimated $26 billion acquisition from the Pentagon.
Apr 3, 2017 - 12:55 PM
$99 per passenger fee includes one-way UberX ground transport in the Phoenix area to the Glendale Airport.
Apr 3, 2017 - 12:50 PM
Results of the study will be used to evaluate the overall contribution of EFVS technology to flight safety and operational effectiveness for helicopters.
Airbus Helicopters H130
Mar 27, 2017 - 10:22 AM
Company v-p sees potential for the H130 light single helicopter in corporate, private and tourism operations in the region
Mar 26, 2017 - 7:41 AM
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Apache flyover in Mesa, Arizona
Mar 24, 2017 - 1:05 PM
The manufacturer will provide 244 remanufactured AH-64Es to the U.S. Army over five years, and 24 new-build E-models to Saudi Arabia.
Mar 14, 2017 - 5:19 AM
Loss of tail rotor effectiveness can lead to loss of control, Board warns