Rotorcraft

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

Sep 16, 2014 - 3:25 PM
The Ka-226T, Ka-62, Mi-172A2 and Mi-38 were originally scheduled to be certified this or next year.
Sep 11, 2014 - 2:53 PM
Recommendation follows two power-loss incidents in helicopters that led to accidents on or near offshore oil platforms.
Sep 9, 2014 - 3:15 PM
The light twin hit a 719-foot-high crane jib, killing the pilot and a pedestrian in the street.
Sep 9, 2014 - 2:45 PM
Request will help FAA improve situational awareness and gather more specific data about helicopter movements and helicopter noise.
Sep 6, 2014 - 12:55 AM
The 120-pound system can hold up to six bicycles (three on each side).
Sep 6, 2014 - 12:25 AM
CMA-9000 flight management system and CMA-5024 GPS/Waas landing system have been selected on the Airbus Helicopters EC225e.
Sep 4, 2014 - 12:24 PM
On the first day of the JetExpo show, Bell Helicopter announced two more sales to Russian clients.
Sep 4, 2014 - 9:18 AM
Airbus Helicopters believes lifting restrictions on private helicopter flights over Moscow would significantly boost rotorcraft orders in Russia.
Sep 3, 2014 - 5:50 AM
U.S. investment paltry compared with that of Europe and Canada.
Sep 3, 2014 - 4:35 AM
Helicopter manufacturer forgoes advanced X4 cockpit, electric backup motor for singles.