Rotorcraft

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

Sep 26, 2007 - 12:10 PM
Despite an agreement signed in 2006 to mitigate noise around the famous French Riviera city of Saint-Tropez, helicopter operators and local authorities are
Sep 26, 2007 - 11:21 AM
British racing driver Colin McRae was killed when the Eurocopter AS 355 Twin Squirrel he was flying crashed near his home in Scotland on September 15.
Sep 25, 2007 - 4:29 PM
Eurocopter and the house of Hermès revealed their “l’Hélicoptère par Hermès,” an EC 135 with a decidedly up-market interior, yesterday morning here at the
Sep 25, 2007 - 12:08 PM
Eurocopter and the house of Hermès revealed their “l’Hélicoptere par Hermès,” an EC 135 with a decidedly up-market interior, today at the NBAA Convention.
Sep 21, 2007 - 7:10 AM
<br />Eurocopter recently completed the manufacturing of an EC 155 rear fuselage using a fiber-placement process.
Sep 20, 2007 - 7:17 AM
The BA609 tiltrotor that flew at the Paris Air Show put on an impressive display, but potential buyers said they&nbsp; had misgivings about the hybrid desi
Sep 20, 2007 - 7:15 AM
Bell and Agusta continue their development of the BA609 civil tiltrotor, a joint effort that has been ongoing for more than a decade.
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Sep 19, 2007 - 1:37 PM
Blue skies over the Atlantic may look a little greener over the next few years as the U.S.
Sep 19, 2007 - 1:28 PM
The second Bell 429 took to the skies on August 31, five months after the first test ship flew last winter.
Aug 30, 2007 - 10:45 AM
The July 27 fatal midair of two television news helicopters over Phoenix has prompted the industry and federal regulators to re-examine the sector’s operat