News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
The classic clash between operators and their neighbors is a relative constant in helicopter circles.
Agusta S.p.A., the Italian element of AgustaWestland, is suing the French procurement agency, the DGA, claiming that an unfair tender essentially eliminate
The FAA on February 9 released its final rule on proposed changes to the rules governing air-tour operators, who must demonstrate compliance within six mon
Turbomeca officials in late January broke ground for a new, more modern factory at the company’s headquarters in Bordes, southwest France.
AgustaWestland last month announced that its sales in India are growing, with seven deliveries last year (not all new rotorcraft), four planned this year a
Turbomeca and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will soon be flight testing their codeveloped 1,200-shp Ardiden 1H (or Shakti, under its Indian designati
Late in January in Paris, Eurocopter disclosed that it took orders last year for a record 615 helicopters worth €4.9 billion ($6.4 billion).
A Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB SW-07-16) issued February 9 warns operators of possible debonding of the main rotor blades on Robinson R
Eurocopter last year took orders for a record 615 new helicopters, 47 percent of them civil.
Sikorsky's new S-76D twin-turbine helicopter, scheduled to enter service in 2008, will be equipped with Thales' TopDeck integrated modular avionics, accord