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

Bell Helicopter has partnered with Hughes Aerospace on performance-based navigation technology.
Apr 10, 2015 - 12:08 AM
More direct approaches and lower minima would be possible if helicopters in China could use PBN.
AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter
Apr 9, 2015 - 11:46 AM
Pakistan has requested 15 Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, while Egypt is seeking additional Hellfire missiles.
Apr 7, 2015 - 3:53 PM
Facility granted approval for Bell 212/412, AgustaWestland AW139 and Sikorsky S-61 and S-76 helicopters, as well GE CT-58 and P&WC PT6 engines.
Apr 7, 2015 - 10:01 AM
Scheduled tour will hit Brasilia, Curitiba, Belo Horizonte, São Pedro de Aldeia and Rio in Brazil, as well as Peru.
Apr 6, 2015 - 10:53 AM
Former president Mick Maurer moves to UTC position, where he will oversee likely Sikorsky spin-off
Apr 1, 2015 - 5:13 PM
Former Royal Air Force search-and-rescue helicopter pilot will start flying missions this summer for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.
Mar 31, 2015 - 4:11 PM
The rotorcraft manufacturer is likely a “parts and pieces” sale.
Mar 31, 2015 - 9:29 AM
The Securities and Exchange Commission alleges Patriarch Partners misled investors about the value of loan assets within fund portfolios.
Mar 27, 2015 - 8:32 AM
Helicopters spend the majority of their flight time at low altitude and wires or other obstacles can be difficult to identify.
Mar 26, 2015 - 11:42 AM
Company laying off 315 more employees and suspending all new external hiring, citing declining production of the V-22 and a softer commercial market.