Rotorcraft

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

Jan 31, 2007 - 5:04 AM
EMS operator Inova AirCare is doubling its fleet of aeromed helicopters this month in an effort to increase service to residents of Northern Virginia and t
Jan 31, 2007 - 5:03 AM
Steve Daniels has joined Simplex as vice president of sales and marketing.
Jan 31, 2007 - 5:01 AM
The ambitions of the UK’s Police Aviation Services (PAS) to attract external training contracts have been boosted by news of a deal for its parent company,
Jan 30, 2007 - 11:05 AM
Some three-and-a-half years ago, Safe Flight Instrument of White Plains, N.Y., received supplemental type certification for its Powerline Detection System
Jan 30, 2007 - 10:39 AM
Exhibitors at January’s Iran Airshow 2005 indicated that the market for civilian helicopters in the Islamic Republic is growing.
Jan 30, 2007 - 10:37 AM
In January the Yelahanka air force base hosted the fifth Aero India show.
Jan 30, 2007 - 7:26 AM
From a safety perspective, last year was not a good year for the air medical sector.
Jan 30, 2007 - 7:23 AM
British investigation authorities implicated a manufacturing defect in the July 16, 2002, crash of a Sikorsky S-76 into the North Sea.
Jan 30, 2007 - 5:32 AM
Nearly six years after its launch at the 1999 Paris Air Show, Bell/Agusta’s AB139 medium twin-turbine helicopter has gained FAA IFR certification.
Jan 29, 2007 - 10:29 AM
Boeing’s Phantom Works has sent its canard rotor-wing (CRW) prototype aloft for flight test.