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 - 11:37 AM
Russian manufacturer Rostvertol is establishing a joint venture with Lectern Aviation Supplies in Hong Kong to promote its Mi-26T heavy-lifter in the Peopl
Sep 13, 2006 - 11:35 AM
With the appointment of a new manager to lead its bid for a joint civil/military UK Search and Rescue service, Bristow Helicopters is giving notice of its
Sep 13, 2006 - 11:32 AM
Simplex has introduced a new DC electric hover pump for its Fire Attack helicopter firefighting system that it says slashes fill times by nearly 50 percent
Sep 13, 2006 - 11:28 AM
Company president Paul Spring said it will be used mostly in support of Phoenix’s work in the “oil sands” area of northern Alberta, where shallow-lying bit
Sep 13, 2006 - 11:23 AM
By some accounts, riding as a passenger in the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey military tiltrotor is memorable not for its comfort level but because of the aircraf
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Sep 13, 2006 - 7:13 AM
Boeing has flown its Unmanned Little Bird (ULB) technology demonstrator without a safety pilot for the first time.<br /> The modified MD 530F lifted off f
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Sep 12, 2006 - 9:41 AM
There is “lots of demand” for civil helicopters in Latin America, according to Danny Maldonado, v-p of Latin American sales for Bell Helicopter.<br /> He
Aug 18, 2006 - 6:03 PM
New and revised performance and handling qualities requirements for normal- (Part 27) and transport-category (Part 29) rotorcraft have been proposed.
Nov 1, 2002 - 6:04 AM
In the middle of a helicopter market that has been flat for nearly a decade and seems likely to remain that way for the foreseeable future, how does a 50-y
Dec 31, 1969 - 7:00 PM
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