Rotorcraft

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

Feb 7, 2007 - 8:37 AM
European-funded research project Helisafe, led by Marignane, France-based Eurocopter, is studying airbags and harnesses as a possible means of enhancing th
Feb 7, 2007 - 8:34 AM
On October 29, AgustaWestland introduced the A119 Koala at its new home in Philadelphia, which includes 43,000 sq ft of hangars, avionics bays, manufacturi
Feb 6, 2007 - 6:04 AM
Bell/Agusta AB139s seem to be headed far and wide at the moment.
Feb 6, 2007 - 5:58 AM
Swiss air-rescue provider Rega is ready to help any similar organization that would like to set up a membership-based financing plan.
Feb 6, 2007 - 5:54 AM
Heritage Aviation of Grand Prairie, Texas, is to install VIP interiors for <br />two Sikorsky S-92s ordered by the government of Turkmenistan to transport
Feb 6, 2007 - 5:52 AM
The Life Flight Trust, operator of a Wellington, New Zealand-based Westpac Rescue BK 117B2, was named 2004 “Trust of the Year” at a recent awards dinner.<b
Feb 6, 2007 - 5:50 AM
Hindustan Aeronautics claimed new helicopter high-altitude flying records last month, although it remains to be seen whether those records will be certifie
Feb 6, 2007 - 5:47 AM
A Danish flight-test engineer has developed a camera nose mount for the EC 120 that, he says, is stronger and lighter than the only current alternative.
Feb 6, 2007 - 5:42 AM
Development of AgustaWestland’s new A109S Grand is on schedule, with two test aircraft already achieving their performance targets, according to the Italia
Feb 6, 2007 - 5:39 AM
Eurocopter wasn’t the only OEM to strike it rich with a multiple-ship order from the U.S.