Rotorcraft

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

Apr 3, 2007 - 8:55 AM
Reducing vibration and noise is key to the goal of gaining public acceptance of the rotorcraft as a routine mode of transport.
Apr 3, 2007 - 8:33 AM
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is inviting European operators to comment on its proposed operations and licensing regulations.
Apr 3, 2007 - 8:33 AM
A 16-month, $16 million (including options) contract to service new Statoil Snøehvit production platforms in the Barents Sea has been awarded to Norsk Heli
Apr 3, 2007 - 8:32 AM
Sikorsky plans to make Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning Systems (EGPWS) standard equipment on all future production S-76s and S-92s.
Apr 3, 2007 - 8:31 AM
Eurocopter has developed its own concept of a modular helicopter to meet what it believes are the security requirements of the new generation of EU members
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:31 AM
Manufacturers of newly designed helicopters will have to meet slightly revised U.S.
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:30 AM
The FAA is proposing a technical standard order (TSO) for night vision goggles.
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:28 AM
Dean Borgman, chairman of Sikorsky Aircraft, retired on July 1.
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:26 AM
The pilot’s decision to rapidly maneuver the helicopter at a high density altitude near steeply sloping terrain was the cause of a fatal air-tour helicopte
Apr 2, 2007 - 10:01 AM
The S-92 medium-twin helicopter has become the first rotorcraft to be certified by the new European Aviation Safety Agency.