Rotorcraft

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

Sep 13, 2006 - 2:16 PM
If a city is to be considered friendly to helicopters, by what criteria would this friendliness be measured? The number of heliports? Heliports per capita?
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:56 PM
After a competitive tender, San Diego County has approved a sheriff’s department request to buy a new Bell 407.
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:54 PM
Hillsboro Aviation has won a contract from the Chicago Police Department to complete a new Bell 206B-3 JetRanger.
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:52 PM
As part of a modernization program for its helicopter fleet, AgustaWestland will supply four A109 Powers to Japan’s National Police Agency.
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:46 PM
Venezuela’s National Institute of Civil Aviation has taken delivery of three Russian Mil Mi-172s to improve national search-and-rescue capabilities.
Sep 13, 2006 - 1:25 PM
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Sep 13, 2006 - 1:04 PM
The second Bell Agusta BA609 (S/N 60002) made its first ground run on July 13 at AgustaWestland’s facility in Cameri, Italy.
Sep 13, 2006 - 12:59 PM
The FAA has proposed an opinion that would prevent air tour operators from transferring national park air tour interim operating authority (IOA), effective
Sep 13, 2006 - 11:44 AM
The center, which the company claims is the first in the country to be opened by a western rotorcraft maker, is located at Ostafievo Airport near Moscow.
Sep 13, 2006 - 11:39 AM
In May Eurocopter launched Eurocopter Training Services (ETS), its full-fledged training subsidiary.