Rotorcraft

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

Mar 2, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Bell's selection of the True Blue Power TB-17 lithium-ion main-ship battery should help lower operating costs and improve availability.
Mar 2, 2017 - 2:55 PM
Waypoint Leasing says lease rates for its S-92 and AW139 helicopters have increased, in part due to increased offshore energy industry demand.
Boeing-Leonardo MH-139 helicopter
Mar 2, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Sikorsky as expected will offer a variant of the Black Hawk, while Boeing and Leonardo have teamed to offer the MH-139 intermediate helicopter.
Mar 2, 2017 - 10:53 AM
Australia has certified the new Bell 505 Jet Ranger X and EASA validated the type certification for Robinson's two-seat R44 Cadet.
Heli-Expo
Mar 2, 2017 - 9:19 AM
This year's Heli-Expo features the new HAI Connect meetup area with demonstrations and presentations, new product demos and hot topic seminars.
Mar 2, 2017 - 6:00 AM
Flying the boundary layer
Heli-Expo 2016 show floor
Mar 2, 2017 - 4:00 AM
Organizers expect the Dallas event to draw 20,000 attendees for educational and networking opportunities.
Mar 1, 2017 - 10:37 AM
"Industry-wide decline in demand” and acquisition of Tri-State Care Flight last year cited as contributors to lower earnings.
DJI Matrice M210 RTK
Feb 28, 2017 - 10:25 AM
The Matrice 200 comes with DJI's first upward-facing camera gimbal and a built-in ADS-B receiver to help monitor nearby aircraft traffic.
Aeryon SkyRanger quadcopter
Feb 24, 2017 - 12:49 PM
Ventus Geospatial will operate the Aeryon SkyRanger quadcopter at the Foremost unmanned aircraft systems range in Alberta, Canada.