Rotorcraft

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

May 21, 2008 - 10:06 AM
In a development that speaks volumes about the ongoing state of new helicopter technology development in America today, Boeing on July 12 revealed the 13th
May 21, 2008 - 10:03 AM
Now that former city attorney James Hahn has been elected mayor of Los Angeles, helicopter operators using Van Nuys (Calif.) Airport might be getting a lit
May 21, 2008 - 10:00 AM
Canada’s National Research Council has won a patent on “an active and adaptive rotor-blade control system called Smart Spring,” which is designed to reduce
May 20, 2008 - 9:46 AM
Russian aerospace conglomerate Oboronprom has begun cooperating with European rotorcraft manufacturer Agusta- Westland (Booth No.
May 20, 2008 - 9:35 AM
Eurocopter announced here yesterday that Abu Dhabi-based operator Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) has signed the first firm order for the EC 135 light twin
May 20, 2008 - 4:34 AM
The first AW119Ke single-turbine helicopter with a Versace interior has been ordered by a private customer in Russia, AgustaWestland (Booth No.
May 20, 2008 - 2:41 AM
The Bell 412EP helicopter is now JAR-OPS 3 compliant after having completed an EASA joint operation evaluation board (JOEB) catch-up process, the U.S.-bas
May 19, 2008 - 7:19 AM
There is an insect called a cicada that burrows deep into the earth in its larval stage, slowly, quietly growing out of sight, feeding modestly on tree roo
May 19, 2008 - 7:15 AM
As spring flooded north along America’s Atlantic seaboard, news from the tiltrotor front began to improve somewhat.
May 19, 2008 - 7:14 AM
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