Rotorcraft

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

Feb 5, 2007 - 8:05 AM
Hickok & Associates of Orange Beach, Ala., has developed a network of 19 GPS approaches to hospitals in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for aeromedical operator
Feb 5, 2007 - 8:05 AM
A British aerial filming business played a small part in last month’s successful landing of a European Space Agency probe on the surface of Saturn’s moon T
Feb 5, 2007 - 8:04 AM
An Italian military tribunal has thrown out cowardice charges against four pilots who refused to fly in Iraq because of the poor state of their helicopters
Feb 5, 2007 - 8:02 AM
The Eastern Region Helicopter Council has established a “fly neighborly” program that establishes guidelines for helicopter operators flying over the New Y
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Feb 2, 2007 - 9:31 AM
The industry gears up for its annual group hug, this year back in Las Vegas (March 15 to 17) against a backdrop of decent sales figures for new civil helic
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Feb 2, 2007 - 9:06 AM
Schweizer has won FAA certification for an increased takeoff horsepower rating on its Model 333.
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Feb 2, 2007 - 9:04 AM
Bell Helicopter announced last month a supplemental type certificate (STC)–free to operators–that increases the maximum takeoff weight of its 206B-series J
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Feb 2, 2007 - 9:00 AM
Enstrom Helicopter of Menominee, Mich., has earned FAA approval for a pop-out float option on its Model 480B.
Feb 2, 2007 - 8:57 AM
Helicopter pilots gave a clear demonstration of their dedication to their profession last month by turning out in impressive numbers on one of the most fri
Feb 2, 2007 - 8:51 AM
A search-and-rescue crewman with the UK’s Bristow Helicopters claims he is being “unceremoniously dumped” from his job after the injuries he sustained over