Rotorcraft

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

Turbomeca Arriel 2S
Mar 2, 2016 - 6:53 PM
The project will be accomplished at the same time as an airframe retrofit.
Mar 2, 2016 - 6:50 PM
The Van Horn MRBs have an 18,000-hour service life, more than triple the life of current OEM 206B metal blades.
Mar 2, 2016 - 6:42 PM
The Irish helicopter leasing company still sees plenty of opportunity in the leasing marketplace.
Mar 2, 2016 - 6:33 PM
Rolls-Royce is increasing support options for its M250 and RR300 engines.
Mar 2, 2016 - 6:27 PM
Leat will collaborate on installations on AW109 and AB 412, while Erickson will work with Astronautics on certification and other legacy applications.
Mar 2, 2016 - 6:23 PM
The 62-gallon tank is installed in the helicopter’s baggage compartment.
Mar 2, 2016 - 6:14 PM
The group has seen positive trends in helicopter safety and is working toward the goal of zero accidents.
H145 on ramp
Mar 2, 2016 - 6:08 PM
The German manufacturer looks to deliver its first Level D device early in 2017.
Mar 2, 2016 - 6:05 PM
Helicopter flight data management among the systems on show.
Trekker in flight
Mar 2, 2016 - 5:22 PM
EASA certification is expected by year-end.