Rotorcraft

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

Jan 8, 2008 - 10:56 AM
To some, helicopters are the essence of noise; to others they make the music of commerce.
Jan 4, 2008 - 11:30 AM
Providing proof that persistence pays off, Sikorsky Aircraft received in the week before Christmas a most welcome present: type certification of its S-92 m
Jan 4, 2008 - 10:42 AM
Taking its place on Bell Helicopter’s Arlington, Texas, tiltrotor test stands for the first time last month, the long-awaited first of a planned four Bell/
Jan 4, 2008 - 5:39 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC) has admitted to the beginning of studies intended to result in a new family of light turbine engines derived from the basi
Jan 4, 2008 - 5:37 AM
Just when you think everything that can be done with the basic SEI Industries Bambi bucket  has been done, the Delta, British Columbia, Canada-based c
Jan 4, 2008 - 5:36 AM
Honeywell is developing an advanced growth version of the LTS101 turboshaft.
Jan 4, 2008 - 5:22 AM
Carson Helicopters of Perkasie, Pa., has been granted FAA certification for new main rotor blades for the Sikorsky S-61.
Jan 4, 2008 - 5:05 AM
I have to admit that the Robinson revolution passed me by.
Dec 28, 2007 - 7:27 AM
Rapid economic growth in the United Arab Emirates is fueling the expansion of Dubai-based helicopter operator Helidubai.
Dec 28, 2007 - 7:20 AM
Rotorcraft design has reached a plateau and advancements are taking place in incremental steps rather than as major breakthroughs.