Rotorcraft

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

Jun 19, 2015 - 1:50 AM
AS332/532 Mk1 Super Pumas will be the first to benefit from Pro Line Fusion suite.
Bell Helicopter president and CEO John Garrison
Jun 19, 2015 - 1:15 AM
Ground testing of the new “super medium” twin is ongoing while Bell Helicopter is proceeding with 505 light single and V-280 tiltrotor development.
Bell 525 fuselage
Jun 18, 2015 - 12:59 PM
Ground testing of the new “super medium” twin continues, while Bell Helicopter proceeds with development of the 505 light single.
Jun 18, 2015 - 4:10 AM
NH90 pilot reflects on Barkhane operation in Mali.
BrightNite
Jun 17, 2015 - 2:10 PM
Elbit Systems has introduced a new system that provides pilots of utility helicopters with the same kind of DVE capability as attack helicopter crews.
Jun 17, 2015 - 9:10 AM
Operator praises safety, reliability of S-92 optional system
Airbus Helicopters X6
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:40 AM
Turbomeca proceeds with 3,000 shp engine demonstrator, aimed at heavy helicopters.
Jun 17, 2015 - 12:10 AM
Flir to supply Star Safire 380-HD.
Airbus Helicopters H160 first flight
Jun 16, 2015 - 9:01 AM
Turbomeca Arrano engines to replace Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210Es in a few months.
Jun 16, 2015 - 3:20 AM
Star Safire 380-HD selected as preferred electro-optical system for the H145 T2 and H135 P3/T3.