Rotorcraft

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

App-based helicopter services did not increase traffic at HTO as expected.
Feb 29, 2016 - 9:30 AM
Growing helicopter operations have lead to noise complaints and restrictions in East Hampton, N.Y.
Feb 29, 2016 - 9:25 AM
Lawrence keeps his unit together in tough times.
Feb 29, 2016 - 9:20 AM
the newest version of its Life Cycle Cost software includes data for more than 460 aircraft.
Feb 29, 2016 - 9:20 AM
The AgustaWestland brand is expected to survive the recent restructuring of parent company Finmeccanica.
Feb 29, 2016 - 9:15 AM
Two contracts call for deployment of additional Aircranes in firefighting and timber harvesting roles.
Feb 29, 2016 - 9:00 AM
Sales of helicopter services have slowed dramatically in the once-busy Brazil oil sector.
The Italian-flag ferry Norman Atlantic burned in high winds at sea, putting the lives of nearly 500 in peril. Italian military helicopter pilots plucked them all to safety one at a time.
Feb 29, 2016 - 9:00 AM
A daring rescue at sea over 72 hours took teamwork and stamina to succeed.
H125 with FastFin in flight
Feb 29, 2016 - 7:01 AM
FAA certification is expected later this year, with EASA and ANAC nods to follow.
Feb 29, 2016 - 5:29 AM
The kit MaxViewKit 350 will increase visibility by a factor of 10, the company claims.
Matt Zuccaro
Feb 29, 2016 - 3:54 AM
Matt Zuccaro says he’s seen this movie before and likes the ending.