News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Pilots Jennifer Murray, 66, and Colin Bodill, 56, completed their record-setting VFR pole-to-pole round-trip flight from Fort Worth on May 23 in a Bell 407
On May 23 more than 50 FBI agents and employees of the FAA raided the headquarters of Air Evac Lifeteam in West Plains, Mo.
Eagle Copters of Calgary, Alberta, has delivered its first three single-engine Bell 212 conversions.
In May, the second prototype of the Bell/Agusta BA609 tiltrotor flew for the first time in public.
Eurocopter will install flight training devices, including six-axis, full-motion simulators for the EC 135 light twin, at its Donauwörth, Germany, and Dall
Eurocopter has launched a 50,000-sq-ft extension of its customization, subassembly and maintenance facility at Mexico City International Airport.
The AgustaWestland AW119 Ke received EASA certification at the Paris Air Show last month.
Eurocopter is investigating all-electric helicopter system architectures, including flight controls, with the goal of having them in service within 10 year
Bell is planning to add the second 429 prototype to its flight-test effort next month.
An accident caused by the loss of a tail-rotor blade prompted the FAA to issue an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) for the MD 369 series.