Rotorcraft

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

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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May 19, 2008 - 7:12 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada and Helicopters of Russia last week signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Moscow to produce the PW127TS engine for Russia’s
May 19, 2008 - 7:12 AM
It’s been a busy month for Sikorsky’s S-92 development team as the project moves toward approval by year-end.
May 19, 2008 - 6:54 AM
Meanwhile, in the U.S.
May 19, 2008 - 6:52 AM
Just weeks after proclaiming its market dominance at HAI’s Heli-Expo 2002, Eurocopter took a hit in its sales column with the news that France and Germany
May 19, 2008 - 6:51 AM
In certain oil-rich regions of Russia and its federated republics, natural gas is so abundant that it is treated as a waste product of the crude-oil extrac
May 19, 2008 - 6:50 AM
Petroleum Helicopters pilot Charles Getchell, 56, of Milton, Fla.
May 19, 2008 - 6:48 AM
Once asked his opinion of the almost 200-mi island stretching from the towers of Manhattan to the wet salt marshes and massive summer homes that are the pl
May 19, 2008 - 6:43 AM
A Eurocopter AS 350 helicopter crashed at the Tarnos, France factory of engine maker Turbomeca on March 26, killing company test pilot Eric Fortier, 41, an