Rotorcraft

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

Jan 30, 2017 - 12:13 PM
The milestone aircraft—a turbine single R66, S/N 0763—will be delivered to Hover Dynamics, one of three long-time Robinson dealers in South Africa.
Jan 26, 2017 - 11:58 AM
Company is hopeful to resume flight testing of 525 Relentless shortly.
Jan 24, 2017 - 11:29 AM
session will focus on the latest research and developments on topics that over the years have led to numerous helicopter accidents and pilot deaths.
Robinson R66 marine
Jan 19, 2017 - 11:37 AM
While delivery numbers were down, the average unit price sold increased substantially thanks to customer-specified options.
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.
S-92
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.