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

Oct 9, 2006 - 10:06 AM
First the good news, or at least the news that most people in the international aerospace and defense industry can agree on.
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:53 AM
The NTSB said it confirmed throttle and flight control continuity, as well as fuel type and quantity, in the 1977 Bell 206L that crashed into the East Rive
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:02 AM
At press time, FAA certification of the Bell 210, a single-turbine medium helicopter derived from the military UH-1H Huey, was imminent.
Oct 9, 2006 - 5:27 AM
Salt Lake City helicopter pilot Jeremy Johnson, 29, was cleared of all alleged FAR infractions in connection with his Santa Clara River flood rescue flight
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:33 AM
Canadian Helicopter (CHC) has won a new five-year contract, and possible extensions, to support Nexen Petroleum UK’s central and northern North Sea operati
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:32 AM
Kaman Aerospace has launched the Firemax, a K-Max medium-lifter equipped with a 700-gallon fixed-tank aerial firefighting rig.
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:30 AM
Heli-Invest of Poland has signed a deal with Eurocopter to carry out light maintenance on the EC 120 and EC 130, and to act as its customer services agent
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:16 AM
American Eurocopter’s training center at Grand Prairie, Texas, has won FAA Part 141 approval to offer training on night vision goggles (NVGs).
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:05 AM
At the end of last year, amid celebrations marking 40 years of flying police helicopters, the Hamburg police force took delivery of two new Eurocopter EC 1
Oct 5, 2006 - 7:58 AM
Helicopter operators flying air medical operations have always had a keen interest in safety, but a spike in accident and fatality statistics in the last f