Rotorcraft

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

Jun 9, 2008 - 6:38 AM
Spanish engine company ITP has taken over Italy’s Aeromaritime, adding three new centers to its helicopter turboshaft maintenance network.
Jun 9, 2008 - 6:37 AM
The British Columbia Supreme Court has approved CHC Helicopter’s planned $3.7 billion sale to a fund controlled by Connecticut-based First Reserve.
Jun 4, 2008 - 11:00 AM
Tail-rotor cracking has prompted the FAA to issue an Airworthiness Directive for Bell helicopters.
May 29, 2008 - 10:01 AM
It took a deadly act of terrorism to knock the nation’s fleet of electronic newsgathering (ENG) helicopters out of the air and, ironically, it required ano
May 29, 2008 - 9:55 AM
British International has ambitions to introduce scheduled services in the UK within the next 10 years using the proposed Bell/Agusta BA619 tiltrotor airli
May 29, 2008 - 9:53 AM
For the helicopter owner, operator or flight program looking to cut costs while simultaneously maintaining or expanding existing levels of service, Agusta’
May 29, 2008 - 9:48 AM
There are some jobs only helicopters can do.
May 29, 2008 - 9:47 AM
Agusta has delivered the first A109E Power to be driven by Turbomeca’s newly FAA-certified Arrius 2K1 engines to Erie, Pa.-based aeromedical transport prov
May 29, 2008 - 9:46 AM
AgustaWestland scored a big win last month with the sale of 12 new search-and-rescue (SAR)-configured EH 101 helicopters to the Portuguese government.
May 29, 2008 - 9:44 AM
It’s a sad fact of economic life that there is often opportunity in tragedy, and while some helicopter industry leaders aren’t necessarily looking to cash