Rotorcraft

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

May 9, 2008 - 6:52 AM
A pair of Bell Boeing MV-22 tiltrotor transports have joined the remedial developmental flight-test program that’s hoped to get the cause of tiltrotor oper
May 9, 2008 - 6:50 AM
Last month’s annual meeting of the Association of Air Medical Services was its usual low-key success as some 2,500 aeromedical professionals, a record numb
May 9, 2008 - 6:49 AM
Most aviators feel pretty secure when ensconced in that expensive, fleece-covered, form-fitted cockpit seat, their bodies held firmly in place by a five-po
May 9, 2008 - 6:45 AM
The men and women who race cars on the Nascar circuit are addicts.
May 9, 2008 - 6:27 AM
In aviation, like most other industries, success breeds regulation.
May 9, 2008 - 4:49 AM
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May 8, 2008 - 11:40 AM
The Brazilian city of São Paulo lies south of the equator, straddling the Tropic of Capricorn, and is about as far east as the southern tip of Greenland.
May 8, 2008 - 9:49 AM
Laval, Ontario-based Amphitech International received a limited STC for its Oasys helicopter obstacle avoidance radar as installed aboard the Bell 212.
May 8, 2008 - 9:22 AM
Eurocopter now targets late next year as the new certification date for the EC 225.
May 8, 2008 - 6:27 AM
Helicopters have traditionally gotten short shrift in the movies.