Rotorcraft

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

Russian Helicopters Mi-14
Jul 7, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Airframer sees market in search-and-rescue operations and military applications.
Bell 525 Relentless in flight
Jul 1, 2015 - 7:52 PM
The new super-medium twin features sidestick fly-by-wire controls.
Ka-226T on the ground at airshow
Jun 27, 2015 - 9:15 AM
The Ansat, another light twin, is now also certified for commercial passenger operations.
Jun 25, 2015 - 10:41 AM
Order part of larger commitment signed in 2013.
Jun 23, 2015 - 11:27 AM
The transaction is the first between Waypoint, which was founded in 2013, and Titan, which has growing operations in Africa and South America.
Jun 21, 2015 - 5:53 AM
Steven Metheny falsified information to make the aircraft appear to meet minimum payload specs.
Jean-Brice Dumont, Airbus Helicopters CTO
Jun 19, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Club to work along the lines of a sports car owner club.
Jun 19, 2015 - 1:50 AM
AS332/532 Mk1 Super Pumas will be the first to benefit from Pro Line Fusion suite.
Bell Helicopter president and CEO John Garrison
Jun 19, 2015 - 1:15 AM
Ground testing of the new “super medium” twin is ongoing while Bell Helicopter is proceeding with 505 light single and V-280 tiltrotor development.
Bell 525 fuselage
Jun 18, 2015 - 12:59 PM
Ground testing of the new “super medium” twin continues, while Bell Helicopter proceeds with development of the 505 light single.