Rotorcraft

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

AW169
Jul 16, 2015 - 12:39 PM
AW169s are equipped with a variable speed main rotor, which improves efficiency and reduces the external noise.
Ohio State Highway Patrol Airbus Helicopters H125
Jul 14, 2015 - 11:51 AM
OSHP currently operates two AS350B2 AStars to conduct a wide variety of law enforcement missions.
Jul 14, 2015 - 11:38 AM
Isbell steps into senior leadership post with background in most aspects of the company's operations.
Jul 13, 2015 - 11:10 AM
The helicopter manufacturer is assigning more component subcontracting work to companies in its non-North American customer base.
Jul 9, 2015 - 10:29 AM
United Technologies’ (UTC) board of directors was expected to meet this week to discuss the bids the company has received for its Sikorsky helicopter unit.
Airbus Helicopters Bluecopter
Jul 7, 2015 - 3:14 PM
Based on EC135 light twin, eco-demonstrator helicopter explores single-engine operations for reduced fuel burn.
Jul 7, 2015 - 10:00 AM
New base features a climate-controlled hangar that can house more than 30 aircraft and a terminal that can process more than 15,000 passengers per month.
Jul 7, 2015 - 9:55 AM
However, CHC CEO Karl Fessenden noted that the company’s long-term prospects remain positive.
Russian Helicopters Mi-14
Jul 7, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Airframer sees market in search-and-rescue operations and military applications.
Bell 525 Relentless in flight
Jul 1, 2015 - 7:52 PM
The new super-medium twin features sidestick fly-by-wire controls.