Rotorcraft

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

Bell executive v-p of commercial sales Patrick Moulay and a representative from Nakanihon Air Service sealed a deal for two Bell 429s here at Heli-Expo on Tuesday.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:55 AM
The latest agreement continues a 60-year relationship between Nakanihon Air Service and Bell and bring's the operator order tally to nearly 80 Bells.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:50 AM
Based on data from 50 countries, the number of helicopter accidents has been on a downturn for the past several years.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:44 AM
Aviall named Tempest a distributor and committed to offer exchange and sales of instruments, accessories and major rotables.
Sikorsky sales representative Sam Chae, Korea Coast Guard senior inspector Seong Chul Kim and Sikorsky president Dan Schultz mark the second S-92 going to the service. The aircraft on display at Sikorsky’s booth will officially be handed over to the coast guard following Heli-Expo.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:34 AM
Sikorsky honored South Korean Coast Guard crews for their rescue efforts.
Oregon-based Hillsboro Aviation opened its new FBO and maintenance facility at Portland-Hillsboro Airport. On the rotary-wing side, Hillsboro is an authorized service center for DART, Bell and Robinson.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:31 AM
Hillsboro Aviation will expand its five core divisions.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:30 AM
The new rotorcraft is expected to be delivered to PhilJets by the second quarter of 2017.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:24 AM
Central Oregon Community College and Leading Edge Aviation have become the first Part 141 flight training provider to offer training in Frasca's R44 FTD.
Mar 9, 2017 - 8:09 AM
Palu is working with FreeFlight Systems to bring the Angels landing system to the U.S. market.
Mar 9, 2017 - 5:47 AM
The IDUs are tested to military standards.
Mar 9, 2017 - 5:39 AM
SkyHoist 800 has the capacity to hoist 772 pounds.