Rotorcraft

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

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Sep 27, 2006 - 5:41 AM
With 75,000 dead confirmed so far, relief efforts following October’s earthquake in Pakistan are moving into a new and more hazardous phase.
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Sep 27, 2006 - 5:32 AM
The Sikorsky S-92 and Agusta AB139 will be deployed on search-and-rescue (SAR) duties around the UK between next year and 2012.
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Sep 27, 2006 - 5:27 AM
Russia’s Kamov Holding Company plans to export more of its Ka-32 workhorses to the West, said Igor Pshenichny, the company’s sales director and deputy dire
Sep 27, 2006 - 5:17 AM
Sikorsky has introduced a software fix for its S-92 that it says will address a 4R vibration some pilots have experienced at high cruise speeds.
Sep 27, 2006 - 5:15 AM
Robinson Helicopter has been recognized as one of Los Angeles’ fastest-growing private companies.
Sep 27, 2006 - 5:14 AM
Chevron has awarded a five-year contract to Bristow Helicopters for services in the North Sea and West of Shetland.
Sep 27, 2006 - 5:13 AM
Aviation Industries of China (AVIC II) and Eurocopter have agreed to the joint development of a new six-ton twin-engine helicopter–the EC 175–to fill the n
Sep 27, 2006 - 5:12 AM
The Republic of Georgia’s “Airclub of Georgia” has taken delivery of a searchlight-equipped Enstrom 280FX for police surveillance missions.
Sep 27, 2006 - 5:11 AM
After several years of precarious business relations, MD Helicopters (MDHI) has reached a multi-year agreement with Kaman Aerospace for the Connecticut com
Sep 26, 2006 - 1:19 PM
Sikorsky Aircraft of Stratford, Conn., recently completed the acquisition of Keystone Ranger Holdings, which includes Keystone Helicopters in West Chester,