Rotorcraft

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

Mar 19, 2008 - 11:22 AM
Bell Helicopter Textron announced the recent deliveries of three helicopters–a Bell 412, 206B-3 and 430–to customers in vastly different industries and too
Mar 19, 2008 - 11:21 AM
Amid feverish speculation that the 2005 show might be rattling around the mighty Excel exhibition centre in London’s docklands, this year’s Helitech, held
Mar 19, 2008 - 9:50 AM
Tom Macdonald, the Osprey V-22 chief test pilot, received the Iven C.
Mar 19, 2008 - 9:48 AM
Robinson Helicopter delivered its first R22 piston single in October 1979.
Mar 19, 2008 - 9:46 AM
In separate ceremonies at last month’s NBAA Convention, Bell/Agusta announced the sale of a corporate AB139 to American International Group and Eurocopter
Mar 19, 2008 - 9:42 AM
The fatal crash on September 20 of an American Eurocopter AStar operated by Las Vegas air-tour operator Sundance Helicopters killed all six of the rotorcra
Mar 19, 2008 - 9:40 AM
Keystone Helicopter of West Chester, Pa., signed a five-year nonexclusive contract with Sikorsky Aircraft to provide executive completions for the new S-92
Feb 28, 2008 - 5:25 AM
The Bush Administration’s Fiscal Year 2009 budget request for NASA includes an overall increase for space exploration, but aeronautics research continues t
Feb 28, 2008 - 5:21 AM
The chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the chairs of the six T&I subcommittees outlined what they term an “ambitious”
Feb 28, 2008 - 5:12 AM
At a news conference in Paris in late January, Eurocopter disclosed its results for last year–an all-time high in sales that surpassed the previous record