Rotorcraft

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

May 7, 2008 - 5:39 AM
Featuring a modified nose, upgraded avionics and simplified construction, a modernized FH-1100 helicopter should be in production by 2004.
May 7, 2008 - 5:36 AM
<i>When it comes to selling helicopters for one of the leading helo makers, it’s difficult to find a job that Jeff Pino hasn’t done.
May 7, 2008 - 5:28 AM
While the immediate effect on the ongoing tests of the MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor is questionable, the U.S.
May 7, 2008 - 5:27 AM
Focusing on the needs of the corporate user, Sikorsky Aircraft used last month’s NBAA Convention to outline a series of fresh improvements applicable to it
May 7, 2008 - 5:26 AM
A Bell 222 operated by Air Methods subsidiary Mercy Air crashed on September 7 at 4:40 a.m.
May 7, 2008 - 5:25 AM
Sikorsky’s S-92 medium-twin program has passed another milestone on its way to certification as prototype number four performed two flawless autorotational
May 7, 2008 - 5:23 AM
HAS Corp, the Dallas and Mount Pleasant, Pa.-based helicopter resale and completions center, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
May 7, 2008 - 5:22 AM
Beset with stagnant civil sales, a stymied multi-billion-dollar, investment-intensive defense project and a dearth of new programs in the pipeline, Bell He
May 6, 2008 - 11:15 AM
Hong Kong helicopter operator Heliservices is getting mixed signals from local authorities, ones it claims affect its ability to stay in business.
May 6, 2008 - 11:02 AM
Winners of this year’s Sikorsky Award for Humanitarian Service talk to Curt Epstein about the past, present and future of helicopter use in firefighting.