Rotorcraft

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

Nov 5, 2007 - 9:02 AM
Eurocopter has received from the Austrian Ministry of Interior an order for eight EC 135 P2is.
Nov 5, 2007 - 9:00 AM
Brazilian-based Synergy Aerospace has ordered 12 AgustaWestland helicopters, including AW109 Powers, Grands and AW139s.
Nov 5, 2007 - 8:52 AM
The U.S.
Nov 5, 2007 - 8:46 AM
Small but noteworthy helicopter equipment manufacturers found a suitable showcase for their products at Helitech 2007 in Duxford, England, early last month
Nov 5, 2007 - 8:27 AM
FEC Heliports, in Chesham, UK, is offering a portable aluminum helipad that can be used with helicopters weighing up to 15,000 pounds.
Nov 5, 2007 - 8:24 AM
Turbomeca has broken ground for its future research, development and manufacturing facility in Bordes, southwest France.
Nov 1, 2007 - 6:54 AM
Eurocopter and the world-renowned house of Hermès revealed their “l’Hélicoptère par Hermès,” an EC 135 with a decidedly upscale interior.
Oct 31, 2007 - 11:25 AM
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 31, 2007 - 10:26 AM
The Joint Helicopter Safety Implementation Team (JHSIT), a voluntary organization whose members include OEMs, operators and agency officials, is preparing
Oct 30, 2007 - 11:19 AM
On Friday, Bell Helicopter’s 429 team froze the final exterior profile of its light twin-engine helicopter after months of development flight testing.