Rotorcraft

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

Feb 2, 2007 - 8:40 AM
The past 12 months have not been the most thrilling, it has to be said, for anyone on the lookout for new Western helicopters.
Feb 1, 2007 - 5:44 AM
Barry Eccleston wants to take Honeywell back into the commercial helicopter business in a big way, while at the same time finding another airframe on which
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:59 AM
The Enstrom 480 series has an upgraded air conditioning unit that the FAA recently certified.
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:33 AM
The Air Medical Service Accident Analysis Team (Amsat) developed four categories of recommendations, each representing factors that could be addressed with
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:29 AM
Clovis, Calif.-based Heavy Lift Helicopters is currently converting the first commercially owned Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallions for firefighting operations.
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:27 AM
Helitanker operators may have thought they would profit after the U.S.
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:24 AM
While U.S.
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:23 AM
In 1987 the National Parks Overflights Act mandated substantial restoration of “natural quiet” at Grand Canyon National Park.
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:18 AM
The government of the Netherlands has canceled a contract for eight high-gross-weight MD 902 Explorers.
Jan 31, 2007 - 5:12 AM
The British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has issued its report on an accident last January.