Rotorcraft

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

May 8, 2008 - 6:00 AM
CHC Helicopter Corp.
May 8, 2008 - 5:59 AM
For the last 15 years, a northern New Jersey bank has been quietly landing its <br />AS 350 AStar on a grassy patch of ground a few yards from its Ramsey o
May 8, 2008 - 5:56 AM
American Eurocopter has sold its first EC 145 in the U.S., to the Lee County (Florida) division of public safety/EMS.
May 8, 2008 - 5:55 AM
Most medevac helicopter missions are a race against time, and when the helicopter loses, it’s usually a time for sadness.
May 8, 2008 - 5:53 AM
Nobody beats the Russians when it comes to rotorcraft “bigness.” Mil unveiled the Mi-12 in 1971 and later hoisted a record-setting 44 tons to more than 7,0
May 7, 2008 - 7:11 AM
Grand Prairie, Texas-based American Eurocopter revealed plans last month to build a major production and finishing facility at Golden Triangle Regional Air
May 7, 2008 - 5:45 AM
Three aeromedical helicopter accidents claimed three lives in just 12 days in August and September, representing a cluster of successively serious mishaps
May 7, 2008 - 5:42 AM
With the Italian government still investigating the cause of the April 22 crash of a prototype Bell/Agusta AB139 helicopter near Monteleone, Rimini, in nor
May 7, 2008 - 5:41 AM
The chartered Bell JetRanger that crashed into the ice-covered slopes of Mount Rainier last June has slid into a crevasse and seems to be beyond recovery.
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.