Rotorcraft

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

Jun 20, 2016 - 9:01 AM
Order builds on a previous contract for 10.
Jun 16, 2016 - 11:34 AM
The milestone was reached in less than 12 years.
Jun 14, 2016 - 9:27 AM
Rollout follows recent release of Indian DGCA regulatory guidelines that allow the operation of single-engine, dual-pilot EMS helicopters.
Airbus H135
Jun 13, 2016 - 12:54 PM
Agreement was signed today in Beijing's Great Hall of People, in the presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Boeing AH-6i
Jun 8, 2016 - 9:34 AM
Boeing is supplying the light attack helicopter to the Saudi Arabia National Guard under a 2014 foreign military sale.
Jun 7, 2016 - 11:07 AM
The company’s quarterly revenue fell to $375 million, down nearly $44 million year-over-year, and it reported a loss of $25.25 million.
Kiowa Warrior final flight over Fort Bragg
Jun 6, 2016 - 12:26 PM
The U.S. Army is divesting 340 Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warriors as a consequence of its 2013 Aviation Restructure Initiative.
Jun 3, 2016 - 12:25 PM
Investigators have found a fatigue failure in the main gearbox of the H225 (EC225 LP) that crashed near Bergen, Norway, in April.
Enstrom TH180
Jun 1, 2016 - 4:12 PM
The flight-test program had been halted after a hard off-airport landing that destroyed the program's first test vehicle on February 12.
Jun 1, 2016 - 9:55 AM
Lift-strut attachment is suspect number one, according to airframer.