Rotorcraft

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

Apr 4, 2007 - 1:17 PM
Marignane, France-based Helisim plans to offer a Eurocopter EC 225/725 FAA level-D flight simulator starting in 2007.
Apr 4, 2007 - 11:32 AM
Bell Helicopter selected Chelton Flight Systems to provide a glass cockpit for the company’s light single-engine helicopters.
Apr 3, 2007 - 9:04 AM
The prodigal sons of the North Sea oil-support community, brothers Stephen and Peter Bond, have returned to the fray more than eight weeks early.
Apr 3, 2007 - 8:55 AM
Reducing vibration and noise is key to the goal of gaining public acceptance of the rotorcraft as a routine mode of transport.
Apr 3, 2007 - 8:33 AM
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is inviting European operators to comment on its proposed operations and licensing regulations.
Apr 3, 2007 - 8:33 AM
A 16-month, $16 million (including options) contract to service new Statoil Snøehvit production platforms in the Barents Sea has been awarded to Norsk Heli
Apr 3, 2007 - 8:32 AM
Sikorsky plans to make Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning Systems (EGPWS) standard equipment on all future production S-76s and S-92s.
Apr 3, 2007 - 8:31 AM
Eurocopter has developed its own concept of a modular helicopter to meet what it believes are the security requirements of the new generation of EU members
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:31 AM
Manufacturers of newly designed helicopters will have to meet slightly revised U.S.
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:30 AM
The FAA is proposing a technical standard order (TSO) for night vision goggles.