Rotorcraft

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

Feb 4, 2008 - 11:05 AM
Bristow Helicopters is suing Sikorsky and its parent company, United Technologies, for negligence over a crash in which a Sikorsky S-76A plunged into the N
Feb 4, 2008 - 11:03 AM
The Helicopter Association International has approached Congress advocating a significant improvement in the low-altitude air-traffic infrastructure in the
Jan 31, 2008 - 5:11 AM
En route from Wycombe Air Park, northwest of London, to Shoreham on the south coast of England, a Hughes 269C broke into two sections, with the cockpit app
Jan 29, 2008 - 11:07 AM
Bell Helicopter is “optimizing” its product line to accelerate deliveries of its high-demand aircraft, namely the Bell 407, 412 and 429.
Jan 23, 2008 - 10:24 AM
Eurocopter has denied a report in the March 7 Washington Times that it sent spare parts to Iraq for its Gazelle military helicopters.
Jan 23, 2008 - 10:18 AM
In the late winter of 1923, these 12 men were most of the workforce of the fledgling Sikorsky Aircraft.
Jan 23, 2008 - 10:15 AM
With a max gross weight of nearly 29,000 pounds, the Mil Mi-17 is no small helicopter.
Jan 23, 2008 - 10:07 AM
If all flights took place in flawless conditions, in ideal weather and with perfectly designed aircraft that are maintained to impossibly impeccable standa
Jan 23, 2008 - 9:26 AM
Asked to visualize an environmentally “green” helicopter, most of us would think of a rotorcraft that was quiet.
Jan 23, 2008 - 9:21 AM
Jimmie Leroy Shriver, 53, of Summersville, Miss., was sentenced by U.S.