Rotorcraft

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

Jan 29, 2007 - 5:52 AM
One of the world’s greatest civil engineering projects, the $8 billion Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) carries crude oil 800 miles south from Prudhoe B
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:50 AM
Until the start of the new millennium, the business of monitoring helicopters as they flew over inhospitable expanses of land or water could be a haphazard
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:48 AM
A New Zealand air ambulance trust has bought a second Sikorsky S-76 to meet a growing demand for emergency medical flights in Auckland.
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:47 AM
Three Columbia Helicopters Chinooks have recently entered service in South America.
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:46 AM
San Diego’s city council voted unanimously to extend the lease on its fire helicopter for six months.
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:45 AM
Bell plans to add about 200 jobs at its Amarillo assembly plant this year, as it gears up to meet expected demand for the V-22 Osprey.
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:43 AM
The head of Bell’s new X-Worx center in Arlington, Texas, told AIN that his team is working on a new type of anti-torque device that is “unlike anything yo
Jan 25, 2007 - 9:01 AM
Commenting on this week’s resignation of Mike Redenbaugh as president of Bell Helicopter and his departure from the company, Lewis Campbell, chairman, pres
Jan 24, 2007 - 9:40 AM
Bell Helicopter last month celebrated the 40th anniversary of its popular 206 model.
Jan 24, 2007 - 9:34 AM
Helsinki, Finland-based operator Copterline in late December filed a lawsuit in the U.S.