Rotorcraft

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

Marine Col. Bert Pridgen
Apr 14, 2015 - 1:32 PM
The Navy program office developing the new presidential helicopter plans to maintain the S-92 civil airworthiness certification.
Apr 14, 2015 - 12:15 PM
Russian Helicopters achieved positive financial results in 2014, but its orders backlog fell by almost a third.
Apr 14, 2015 - 10:24 AM
Airbus Group executive Chris Emerson will be the new president and CEO of Airbus Helicopters Inc. from June 1.
H-175 at Courchevel Airport for engine removal
Apr 13, 2015 - 9:23 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada turboshaft was replaced at altitude airport in France
Apr 13, 2015 - 12:45 AM
Waypoint Leasing sees potential for helicopter growth across the Asia Pacific region.
Specific Markets Greater China Breakdown by OEM & Size Category–655 in total. (Illustrations courtesy of Asian Sky)
Apr 12, 2015 - 12:12 AM
Consultancy sees flat fixed-wing activity but expects long-term growth
Bell Helicopter has partnered with Hughes Aerospace on performance-based navigation technology.
Apr 10, 2015 - 12:08 AM
More direct approaches and lower minima would be possible if helicopters in China could use PBN.
AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter
Apr 9, 2015 - 11:46 AM
Pakistan has requested 15 Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, while Egypt is seeking additional Hellfire missiles.
Apr 7, 2015 - 3:53 PM
Facility granted approval for Bell 212/412, AgustaWestland AW139 and Sikorsky S-61 and S-76 helicopters, as well GE CT-58 and P&WC PT6 engines.
Apr 7, 2015 - 10:01 AM
Scheduled tour will hit Brasilia, Curitiba, Belo Horizonte, São Pedro de Aldeia and Rio in Brazil, as well as Peru.