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 - 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
The award of the U.S.
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.
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