News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
FAA certification of the Bell 210, a single-turbine medium helicopter derived from the military UH-1H Huey, could happen this month, Bell CEO Mike Redenbau
Mark Schaberg, one of the pilots of MBNA’s Sikorsky S-76C that crashed into New York City’s East River near 42nd Street on Friday, was released from the ho
Keystone Helicopter is “digging in for long-term growth.” The company announced last Friday that it broke ground for a 173,000-sq-ft, multi-building techni
Last Friday morning the Bell/Agusta BA609 civil tiltrotor flew over Central Texas with its outboard nacelles rotating forward to full airplane mode for the
MD Helicopters completed a restructuring last month in which Patriarch Partners, a New York financial firm, acquired a controlling interest in the Mesa, Ar
Enstrom and the FAA have published separate alert notices strongly urging operators of Model 480 turbine helicopters to “immediately” remove any elastomeri
Marignane, France-based Helisim plans to offer a Eurocopter EC 225/725 FAA level-D flight simulator starting in 2007.
Bell Helicopter selected Chelton Flight Systems to provide a glass cockpit for the company’s light single-engine helicopters.
The prodigal sons of the North Sea oil-support community, brothers Stephen and Peter Bond, have returned to the fray more than eight weeks early.
Reducing vibration and noise is key to the goal of gaining public acceptance of the rotorcraft as a routine mode of transport.