Rotorcraft

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

May 20, 2008 - 4:34 AM
The first AW119Ke single-turbine helicopter with a Versace interior has been ordered by a private customer in Russia, AgustaWestland (Booth No.
May 20, 2008 - 2:41 AM
The Bell 412EP helicopter is now JAR-OPS 3 compliant after having completed an EASA joint operation evaluation board (JOEB) catch-up process, the U.S.-bas
May 19, 2008 - 7:19 AM
There is an insect called a cicada that burrows deep into the earth in its larval stage, slowly, quietly growing out of sight, feeding modestly on tree roo
May 19, 2008 - 7:15 AM
As spring flooded north along America’s Atlantic seaboard, news from the tiltrotor front began to improve somewhat.
May 19, 2008 - 7:14 AM
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May 19, 2008 - 7:12 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada and Helicopters of Russia last week signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Moscow to produce the PW127TS engine for Russia’s
May 19, 2008 - 7:12 AM
It’s been a busy month for Sikorsky’s S-92 development team as the project moves toward approval by year-end.
May 19, 2008 - 6:54 AM
Meanwhile, in the U.S.
May 19, 2008 - 6:52 AM
Just weeks after proclaiming its market dominance at HAI’s Heli-Expo 2002, Eurocopter took a hit in its sales column with the news that France and Germany
May 19, 2008 - 6:51 AM
In certain oil-rich regions of Russia and its federated republics, natural gas is so abundant that it is treated as a waste product of the crude-oil extrac