Rotorcraft

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

Mar 22, 2007 - 8:23 AM
Agusta delivered a new A109 Power to the national police of Slovenia.
Mar 22, 2007 - 8:22 AM
EMS provider Air Evac Lifeteam, founded in West Plains, Mo., in 1985, has new owners, including two private-equity firms.
Mar 22, 2007 - 8:21 AM
As AIN went to press, the severity of the 2003 forest fire season was repeating, as feared, in Europe as well as in the western U.S.
Mar 22, 2007 - 8:18 AM
While the Bell 427 has struggled for acceptance in the helicopter community, one LongRanger derivative that has been a success from the start is the single
Mar 22, 2007 - 8:17 AM
By launching the IFR version of its 427 model at Heli-Expo, in Las Vegas in March, Bell Helicopter finally acknowledged its mistakes in introducing the typ
Mar 22, 2007 - 6:58 AM
Malaysia’s deputy prime minister has acknowledged the need for the government to acquire helicopters configured to conduct search-and-rescue missions.
Mar 22, 2007 - 6:32 AM
Bell Helicopter’s MAPL (modular affordable product line) tail-fan demonstrator took to the air at the OEM’s new XworX research center in Arlington, Texas,
Mar 22, 2007 - 6:19 AM
A new NASA study claims that man-made cirrus clouds formed by commercial jet engine exhaust might be responsible for increased surface temperatures detecte
Mar 22, 2007 - 5:24 AM
The European Aviation Safety Agency in late August certified the Eurocopter EC 225 twin-turbine helicopter for unrestricted operations in icing conditions.
Mar 16, 2007 - 10:50 AM
Bell Helicopter announced last month it is relocating its commercial business unit’s worldwide sales and marketing offices and the Bell Training Academy to