Rotorcraft

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

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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
Feb 2, 2007 - 8:50 AM
Southwest Nebraska will receive its first-ever air ambulance in May–a Bell 407 operated by MedStar.
Feb 2, 2007 - 8:49 AM
Bell 212, 412 and 412EP operators now have FAA STC approval to install Max-Viz’s EVS-1000 enhanced vision system.
Feb 2, 2007 - 8:47 AM
Following the first Bell/Agusta AB139 delivery to Helilario, production is now ramping up to meet deliveries to international customers later this year.
Feb 2, 2007 - 8:46 AM
Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia-based UTair is supporting South Africa’s summer aerial firefighting campaign, under a new contract awarded by the national forest f
Feb 2, 2007 - 8:40 AM
The past 12 months have not been the most thrilling, it has to be said, for anyone on the lookout for new Western helicopters.
Feb 1, 2007 - 5:44 AM
Barry Eccleston wants to take Honeywell back into the commercial helicopter business in a big way, while at the same time finding another airframe on which
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:59 AM
The Enstrom 480 series has an upgraded air conditioning unit that the FAA recently certified.