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

May 19, 2015 - 4:45 PM
As a result of a January crash of a 280FX, the safety agency is shortening the window between inspection intervals for the helicopter maker.
Bell 429 cabin interior
May 19, 2015 - 8:50 AM
Mecaer has developed a stylish cabin that is quiet and high-tech.
May 17, 2015 - 9:15 AM
The market is relatively slow but both manufacturers see Europe as key.
May 14, 2015 - 1:22 PM
The company attributed the $75 million loss to a one-time impairment-of-goodwill charge of $49.8 million.
Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk
May 14, 2015 - 10:14 AM
The helicopter manufacturer is building a production kit version of the autonomy system developed under its Matrix research program.
May 10, 2015 - 12:51 PM
The course covers the procedures, methods used and the skills required in all aspects of helicopter accident investigation.
May 8, 2015 - 3:49 PM
Palletized assembly process uses a major fixture that moves along the different assembly stations, with tooling added or removed at each station.
Airbus Helicopters EC145
May 7, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Lower-cost light twin offers 322 pounds more payload.
Chicago Vertiport hangar and ramp
May 2, 2015 - 10:20 AM
The facility offers operators an alternative to Midway and O'Hare.
May 2, 2015 - 6:19 AM
The list provides a review of what pilots already know: stay ahead of the aircraft.