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 - 7:12 AM
In a world in which one can, by means of a relatively inexpensive handheld GPS, determine one’s position within two feet, there just aren’t a lot of explor
May 9, 2008 - 7:11 AM
More than a decade-and-a-half after PZL-Swidnik introduced it to the Western world in 1985, the Polish helicopter manufacturer’s Ecureuil-like SW-4 turbine
May 9, 2008 - 7:08 AM
The French Sécurité Civile (the state rescue arm) no longer has a defined entry-into-service schedule for its Eurocopter EC 145 twin-turbine helicopters.
May 9, 2008 - 7:06 AM
With the arrival of its new CEO, American Eurocopter also revealed that it is expanding its “footprint” in the U.S.
May 9, 2008 - 7:04 AM
When you think about the U.S.
May 9, 2008 - 7:02 AM
A helicopter owned and operated by U.S.
May 9, 2008 - 7:00 AM
French baking baron Lionel Poilane was killed November 7 when the Agusta 109C he was piloting crashed into the sea off Brittany, France’s northwestern coas
May 9, 2008 - 6:58 AM
Ellsworth “Dutch” Kuhlman, the hospital executive who in 1972 founded the Flight for Life medical airlift program at Denver’s St.
May 9, 2008 - 6:54 AM
Once again, an emergency AD (No.