Rotorcraft

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

Jan 15, 2008 - 4:52 AM
In a decision directly in opposition to an earlier conclusion by the NTSB, a federal court jury in Kentucky has found Goodrich Avionics completely liable f
Jan 15, 2008 - 4:51 AM
In a bid to rejuvenate its sales, Enstrom Helicopter is beefing up its sales and marketing efforts with a newly established network of 11 dealers in the U.
Jan 15, 2008 - 4:48 AM
Eleven subcontractor employees have been arrested on charges they used fake immigration documents and lied about their pasts to get security clearances at
Jan 15, 2008 - 4:46 AM
TS Eliot may have written that “April is the cruelest month,” but he didn’t try to make a living operating helicopters.
Jan 15, 2008 - 4:27 AM
In the face of what market forecasters predict will be nearly another full decade of flat civil helicopter sales, manufacturers have been loath to risk pre
Jan 14, 2008 - 5:03 AM
ATA Execujet’s new fixed-wing Part 135 operation is likely to succeed, if its rotorcraft Part 135 operations are any indication.
Jan 9, 2008 - 8:51 AM
The BBA Group sold its Signature Aircraft Engineering rotorcraft maintenance business and Signature Helicopters charter operation to the UK’s McAlpine grou
Jan 9, 2008 - 8:43 AM
Helicopter mountain rescue operations are among the most demanding flying there is.
Jan 9, 2008 - 8:32 AM
They’re the unsung heroes of the highwire, the workers who straddle live high-tension transmission lines, wires literally sizzling with their lethal load.
Jan 9, 2008 - 8:23 AM
As the vertical lift industry convenes in Dallas next month (February 9 to 11) for the 55th HAI Heli-Expo trade show and meeting, it is a dazed and uncerta