Rotorcraft

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

Apr 18, 2008 - 11:42 AM
In the aeronautical mountain range, a few peaks are still unclimbed.
Apr 18, 2008 - 11:02 AM
By mid-June the national wildfire situation was speeding past all-time record proportions in nearly every category.
Apr 18, 2008 - 11:00 AM
The inexorable “bigger is better” economic logic of consolidation that has reshaped much of the fixed-wing side of aviation is now beginning to emerge in t
Apr 18, 2008 - 10:09 AM
Anti-noise Advocates Lose Grand Teton Appeal<br />A federal appeals court has dismissed a bid by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Wilderness S
Apr 18, 2008 - 10:03 AM
It seems summer is the time of year for somnolent helicopter programs to wake up and stretch their rotors toward the sun…and certification.
Apr 18, 2008 - 9:35 AM
In the peek-a-boo world of Russian rotorcrafting (now you see the program, now you don’t), plans have been announced to finally go ahead with the Kamov Ka-
Apr 18, 2008 - 6:30 AM
Attempting to rescue injured climbers on Oregon’s highest peak in an accident that left three dead, a Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk search-and-rescue Black Haw
Apr 1, 2008 - 9:25 AM
Bell/Agusta Aerospace engineers working on the BA609 Tiltrotor have stepped up their certification efforts, now working with the FAA and the EASA (via Ital
Apr 1, 2008 - 8:58 AM
With its 2007 acquisition of Pittsburgh-based CJ Systems, Air Methods has become the largest civil air ambulance provider in the country.
Apr 1, 2008 - 8:54 AM
With the successes of the fractional model for business jet ownership, it was perhaps only a matter of time before a national fractional helicopter operati