Rotorcraft

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

Apr 30, 2007 - 11:23 AM
AgustaWestland has announced orders for six AW139s in Australia.
Apr 30, 2007 - 11:21 AM
In late March Eurocopter inaugurated the new Eurocopter España plant in Albacete, in east central Spain.
Apr 30, 2007 - 11:00 AM
The Bell 429 has received its production rotor blades.
Apr 30, 2007 - 10:57 AM
Everest Rescue Trust, a New Zealand-based charity organization, is planning to operate an unmanned helicopter to rescue stranded climbers on Mount Everest,
Apr 25, 2007 - 9:39 AM
FAA certification of the Bell 210, a single-turbine medium helicopter derived from the military UH-1H Huey, could happen this month, Bell CEO Mike Redenbau
Apr 25, 2007 - 9:12 AM
Mark Schaberg, one of the pilots of MBNA’s Sikorsky S-76C that crashed into New York City’s East River near 42nd Street on Friday, was released from the ho
Apr 18, 2007 - 6:55 AM
Keystone Helicopter is “digging in for long-term growth.” The company announced last Friday that it broke ground for a 173,000-sq-ft, multi-building techni
Apr 16, 2007 - 11:30 AM
Last Friday morning the Bell/Agusta BA609 civil tiltrotor flew over Central Texas with its outboard nacelles rotating forward to full airplane mode for the
Apr 16, 2007 - 7:02 AM
MD Helicopters completed a restructuring last month in which Patriarch Partners, a New York financial firm, acquired a controlling interest in the Mesa, Ar
Apr 9, 2007 - 12:39 PM
Enstrom and the FAA have published separate alert notices strongly urging operators of Model 480 turbine helicopters to “immediately” remove any elastomeri