Rotorcraft

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

Jul 25, 2007 - 6:47 AM
Retrofit technology that could turn the Pentagon’s fleet of Black Hawks and other helicopters into 200-knot, high-altitude speedsters, and later be applied
Jul 16, 2007 - 10:48 AM
At the Farnborough Air Show last month, helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland unveiled its new Agusta A109S Grand, a medium twin-engine rotorcraft designe
Jul 5, 2007 - 5:43 AM
Pilots Jennifer Murray, 66, and Colin Bodill, 56, completed their record-setting VFR pole-to-pole round-trip flight from Fort Worth on May 23 in a Bell 407
Jul 5, 2007 - 5:36 AM
On May 23 more than 50 FBI agents and employees of the FAA raided the headquarters of Air Evac Lifeteam in West Plains, Mo.
Jul 5, 2007 - 5:23 AM
Eagle Copters of Calgary, Alberta, has delivered its first three single-engine Bell 212 conversions.
Jul 5, 2007 - 5:22 AM
In May, the second prototype of the Bell/Agusta BA609 tiltrotor flew for the first time in public.
Jul 5, 2007 - 5:20 AM
Eurocopter will install flight training devices, including six-axis, full-motion simulators for the EC 135 light twin, at its Donauwörth, Germany, and Dall
Jul 5, 2007 - 5:10 AM
Eurocopter has launched a 50,000-sq-ft extension of its customization, subassembly and maintenance facility at Mexico City International Airport.
Jul 2, 2007 - 10:04 AM
The AgustaWestland AW119 Ke received EASA certification at the Paris Air Show last month.
Jul 2, 2007 - 9:21 AM
Eurocopter is investigating all-electric helicopter system architectures, including flight controls, with the goal of having them in service within 10 year