Rotorcraft

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

May 23, 2007 - 12:43 PM
The market for executive/VIP helicopters is growing, according to Eurocopter representatives here at EBACE, but the biggest challenge to sales is still cul
May 23, 2007 - 6:38 AM
The twin-engine Eurocopter EC  135 helicopter, well established in the emergency medical services and law enforcement sectors, is gaining greater acce
May 17, 2007 - 7:40 AM
Sikorsky Aircraft yesterday disclosed at the American Helicopter Society International annual technical forum in Grapevine, Texas, plans to build and test
May 10, 2007 - 5:37 AM
Helicopter manufacturers have come to EBACE 2007 riding high on the wave of some $732 million in new orders announced at the industry’s Heli-Expo held in O
May 4, 2007 - 10:59 AM
Snecma is progressing with its plans to develop a turbofan in the 10,000-pound-thrust class.
May 2, 2007 - 5:14 AM
In August 1987 the National Parks Overflight Act (NPOA) mandated that the FAA and National Parks Service (NPS) work together to achieve “substantial restor
Apr 30, 2007 - 11:38 AM
The obstacle clearance panel (OCP), a group of experts in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), is designing more suitable IFR procedures f
Apr 30, 2007 - 11:27 AM
Houston-based Bristow has exercised options to acquire four more Sikorsky S-92s.
Apr 30, 2007 - 11:26 AM
The Office and Professional Employee International Union says that the pilot strike it led at PHI had a significant effect on the company’s 2006 financial
Apr 30, 2007 - 11:25 AM
Helicopter Support has received certification from American Eurocopter to support the AS 350, AS 355, EC 120 and BO 105.