Rotorcraft

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

Oct 8, 2007 - 6:34 AM
The FAA has granted type certification to two new variants of GE’s CT7-8 turboshaft.
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Oct 8, 2007 - 6:32 AM
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is generally seen as the next big market for the helicopter industry–OEMs, operators, training schools and maintenance
Oct 4, 2007 - 1:15 PM
The FAA issued a request for comment on proposed airworthiness standards for certification of the Bell/Agusta BA609–“a multi-turbine-engine powered-lift ca
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:57 AM
Byerly Aviation of Springfield, Ill., and Keystone Helicopter of West Chester, Pa., have both received the FAA’s prestigious Diamond Award of Excellence fo
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:44 AM
Instrument-rated helicopter pilots are an expensive resource, particularly in the UK.
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:38 AM
Sikorsky announced that company chairman Dean Borgman will retire in July.
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:36 AM
Sikorsky’s S-92 has successfully completed the artificial icing requirement of the FAA’s icing-certification program, thus preparing the aircraft for its f
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:35 AM
CJ Systems Aviation Group is expanding its Baptist Hospital LifeFlight aeromedical program in Pensacola, Fla., with a second base at Mobile, Ala.
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:14 AM
In what is claimed to be a first, EMS Technologies last month said that an AMT-50 multi-channel satcom antenna and HSD-128 high-speed data terminal have be