Rotorcraft

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

May 7, 2008 - 5:25 AM
Sikorsky’s S-92 medium-twin program has passed another milestone on its way to certification as prototype number four performed two flawless autorotational
May 7, 2008 - 5:23 AM
HAS Corp, the Dallas and Mount Pleasant, Pa.-based helicopter resale and completions center, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
May 7, 2008 - 5:22 AM
Beset with stagnant civil sales, a stymied multi-billion-dollar, investment-intensive defense project and a dearth of new programs in the pipeline, Bell He
May 6, 2008 - 11:15 AM
Hong Kong helicopter operator Heliservices is getting mixed signals from local authorities, ones it claims affect its ability to stay in business.
May 6, 2008 - 11:02 AM
Winners of this year’s Sikorsky Award for Humanitarian Service talk to Curt Epstein about the past, present and future of helicopter use in firefighting.
May 6, 2008 - 9:19 AM
Claiming already to represent some 1,100 professional helicopter pilots and maintenance personnel, the Professional Helicopter Pilots Association (PHPA) ha
May 6, 2008 - 9:17 AM
Gary Kaufman sits in his office at the Jackson Hole (Wyo.) Airport and thinks of ways to sell all this scenery.
May 6, 2008 - 9:15 AM
Robinson Helicopter Co.
May 6, 2008 - 9:11 AM
Bell Helicopter chairman and chief executive John Murphey is in the sort of corporate hotseat many top executives yearn for: command of a major corporation
May 6, 2008 - 9:05 AM
Under the general heading of “We’re surprised it hadn’t happened sooner” comes this story from James City, Va.