Rotorcraft

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

May 6, 2008 - 9:05 AM
Under the general heading of “We’re surprised it hadn’t happened sooner” comes this story from James City, Va.
May 6, 2008 - 9:03 AM
After years of talks, meetings, competitions, flyoffs, and negotiations, the Irish government has decided to terminate a deal to buy three Sikorsky S-92 he
May 6, 2008 - 9:02 AM
Investigators are continuing to look into the July 16 North Sea crash of a Sikorsky S-76A+ operated by Bristow Helicopters.
May 6, 2008 - 9:01 AM
As its civil Ansat light-twin helo nears Russian certification, Kazan helicopters has begun work on a military variant as part of a program funded by Russi
May 6, 2008 - 8:59 AM
Extex, the Mesa, Ariz.
May 6, 2008 - 6:24 AM
Alaskan and Gulf Coast helo giant Era Aviation has entered the airline age with its recent signing of a five-year contract for use of Airline Automation In
May 6, 2008 - 6:23 AM
Apex Manufacturing and its owner, Jack Harootunian, 48, have been indicted on mail fraud charges for illegally selling substandard and counterfeit helicopt
May 6, 2008 - 6:21 AM
For years the conventional wisdom has been that to make money, you have to spend money–on facilities, workforce, R&D and, of course, business aircraft
May 6, 2008 - 6:20 AM
Even as the design was subjected to a grueling series of tests intended to determine its very future, an additional $1.5 billion in funding was approved la
May 6, 2008 - 6:19 AM
Russian rotorcraft maker Kazan primped its Ansat light-twin helicopter before representatives of operators from 20 countries during a company-wide open hou