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

Sep 15, 2006 - 7:44 AM
The Latvian Border Guard has ordered two Agusta A109 Powers to increase its border-patrol capabilities before joining the European Union’s Schengen (open b
Sep 15, 2006 - 7:43 AM
Sikorsky has taken delivery of a new, ergonomically improved crew seat for the S-92.
Sep 14, 2006 - 7:17 AM
Maverick Helicopter Tours, which specializes in aerial tours of Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon, has bought 14 more Eurocopter EC 130 turbine helicopters.
Sep 14, 2006 - 6:55 AM
Sikorsky and China Aviation Industry Corp.
Sep 13, 2006 - 2:58 PM
The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) to advise owners, operators and repair stations of aircraft equipped with the Rolls-
Sep 13, 2006 - 2:24 PM
Last month the Helicopter Association International (HAI) rolled out its First Responder program–an online database of helicopter operators who, in the eve
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.