Rotorcraft

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

Mar 15, 2007 - 8:04 AM
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is taking over security checks of passengers and baggage at New York City heliports, following warnings th
Mar 14, 2007 - 8:15 AM
A strengthening worldwide market for civil and military helicopters is responsible for keeping senior executives at engine-maker Rolls-Royce jubilant–but n
Mar 12, 2007 - 7:13 AM
Keystone Helicopter of West Chester, Pa., has expanded its accessories capabilities on both the Rolls-Royce 250 and Honeywell LTS101 turboshaft engines.
Mar 8, 2007 - 5:39 AM
Several European helicopter pilots recently formed the Flying Bulls, the only civil helicopter aerobatic team in Europe.
Mar 8, 2007 - 5:32 AM
The classic clash between operators and their neighbors is a relative constant in helicopter circles.
Mar 8, 2007 - 5:09 AM
Agusta S.p.A., the Italian element of AgustaWestland, is suing the French procurement agency, the DGA, claiming that an unfair tender essentially eliminate
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:59 AM
The FAA on February 9 released its final rule on proposed changes to the rules governing air-tour operators, who must demonstrate compliance within six mon
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:57 AM
Turbomeca officials in late January broke ground for a new, more modern factory at the company’s headquarters in Bordes, southwest France.
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:56 AM
AgustaWestland last month announced that its sales in India are growing, with seven deliveries last year (not all new rotorcraft), four planned this year a
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:54 AM
Turbomeca and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will soon be flight testing their codeveloped 1,200-shp Ardiden 1H (or Shakti, under its Indian designati