Rotorcraft

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

Mar 6, 2017 - 4:30 PM
RemoteFlo provides pilots with real-time fuel-flow information on their GPS or flight management system.
Mar 6, 2017 - 4:18 PM
Now QAI Aerospace, the company’s new name reflects its various worldwide services.
Thales’s new Compact Autopilot is so small that it can fit on any helicopter platform. The company is targeting both the VFR and IFR markets for the system.
Mar 6, 2017 - 4:00 PM
The autopilot can fit on all aircraft, including the lightest platforms.
Mar 6, 2017 - 3:42 PM
In its 4th annual Asian civil helicopter report, Asian Sky Group saw a 4 percent increase in turbine-powered rotorcraft in 2016.
Mar 6, 2017 - 3:32 PM
Lord is adding a number of new repair offerings and launching an MRO mobile services app.
Mar 6, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Growth comes as JSSI builds up a support team for the helicopter segment.
Torrance, California-based Robinson Helicopter rolled out its 12,000th helicopter, a turbine-powered R66, in late December. The milestone helicopter will be delivered to South African dealer Hover Dynamics and eventually will fly charters and air tour flights at Fly Karoo Air Services in the Graff-Reinet area.
Mar 6, 2017 - 2:00 PM
The company reached the milestone delivered its first helicopter, the R22, in 1979.
Mar 6, 2017 - 1:30 PM
Pratt & Whitney Canada is introducing a range of predictive and prognostic technology to make its helicopter engines more cost effective to operate.
Mar 6, 2017 - 1:00 PM
The helicopter features the Airbus Helionix glass cockpit avionics system as well as a Fenestron enclosed tail rotor and Safran Arriel 2E engines.
Mar 6, 2017 - 12:30 PM
Tests were conducted in Spain last July at a facility capability of simulating the certification requirements.