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

Jan 17, 2017 - 9:58 AM
Falcon Aviation will operate Leonardo's AW169 in support of Total's offshore oil and gas activities in the Arabian Gulf.
Jan 12, 2017 - 12:31 PM
Helicopters are particularly vulnerable to these attacks.
Jan 11, 2017 - 12:01 PM
Alert Service Bulletin from Sikorsky calls for a special one-time inspection of the tail rotor and bearing assemblies.
Jan 5, 2017 - 10:40 AM
Unlike tiltrotors such the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey or Leonardo AW609, the "Blue Whale" is a quad proprotor design.
Dec 31, 2016 - 5:08 AM
With their longer lives and slower depreciation rates, helicopters are generally more attractive for leasing than airplanes.
SD-150 Hero unmanned helicopter
Dec 27, 2016 - 2:56 PM
The Italian industrial concern acquired the remaining 60 percent of shares in a joint venture that developed the SD-Hero unmanned helicopter.
Dec 22, 2016 - 8:00 AM
The helicopter EMS industry is reducing the number of accidents and fatalities.
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in flight
Dec 21, 2016 - 12:26 PM
Bell Holds More than 400 Letters of Intent from 505 customers.
AC352 first flight
Dec 20, 2016 - 9:04 AM
The helicopter is the Chinese manufactured version of the Airbus Helicopters H175.
Dec 19, 2016 - 4:52 PM
EASA had previously permitted the helicopters to return to flight.