Rotorcraft

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

Sep 20, 2007 - 7:15 AM
Bell and Agusta continue their development of the BA609 civil tiltrotor, a joint effort that has been ongoing for more than a decade.
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Sep 19, 2007 - 1:37 PM
Blue skies over the Atlantic may look a little greener over the next few years as the U.S.
Sep 19, 2007 - 1:28 PM
The second Bell 429 took to the skies on August 31, five months after the first test ship flew last winter.
Aug 30, 2007 - 10:45 AM
The July 27 fatal midair of two television news helicopters over Phoenix has prompted the industry and federal regulators to re-examine the sector’s operat
Aug 30, 2007 - 5:34 AM
Denver-based Air Methods has reached a definitive agreement to acquire all the stock of FSS Airholdings, the parent company of medical helicopter provider
Aug 29, 2007 - 9:47 AM
The Alerts (aircraft logging and event recording for training and safety) system, designed jointly by Appareo Systems and Bristow Group subsidiary Air Logi
Aug 28, 2007 - 11:36 AM
The AgustaWestland/Bell/Lockheed Martin VH-71 made its first flight July 3 in Yeovil, UK.
Aug 28, 2007 - 11:32 AM
Indian-based manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) is making progress toward European certification of its Dhruv light-twin helicopter.
Aug 28, 2007 - 10:26 AM
This summer a Eurocopter EC 155 all-weather demonstrator performed satellite-guided precision approach tests in Lausanne, Switzerland, as part of a researc
Aug 28, 2007 - 10:06 AM
Customers flying to Eurocopter’s Donauwörth training center and customer service facility in Germany now benefit from a helicopter-dedicated airspace layou