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

Nov 6, 2015 - 4:15 PM
Tri-State was founded in 2002 and operates a mixed fleet of 19 EMS helicopters and four fixed-wing aircraft from bases in the U.S. Southwest.
Nov 5, 2015 - 5:30 AM
U.S. OEM is working closely with India to encourage progress in manufacturing, with final assembly of military helicopters on the cards.
Nov 2, 2015 - 11:14 PM
Chinese partner commits to build 100 H135s over 10 years.
Oct 30, 2015 - 10:39 AM
Prototype 2 of the civil tiltrotor went down during a routine test flight.
CH-53K first flight
Oct 27, 2015 - 4:50 PM
The first flight of the new heavy-lift helicopter was delayed from last year by issues with its gearbox and other technical challenges.
Oct 26, 2015 - 9:27 AM
Newly formed group, which operates a combined 117 helicopters, brings Mont Blanc Hélicoptères and Hélicoptères de France under the same banner.
Oct 23, 2015 - 4:03 PM
Both engines flamed out although usable fuel remained in the main tank of the Airbus Helicopters light twin.
Oct 22, 2015 - 11:09 AM
Charter flights are available daily or hourly and include shuttle flights to all Chicago-area airports and local and regional golf courses.
icing tests on AW189
Oct 17, 2015 - 1:45 PM
Certification of the full icing protection system is anticipated by the middle of next year.
John Garrison
Oct 16, 2015 - 6:10 AM
Garrison led Bell through an overall rejuvenation of the helicopter manufacturer’s culture and a period of dynamic and dramatic transformation.