Rotorcraft

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

Sep 6, 2014 - 12:25 AM
CMA-9000 flight management system and CMA-5024 GPS/Waas landing system have been selected on the Airbus Helicopters EC225e.
Sep 4, 2014 - 12:24 PM
On the first day of the JetExpo show, Bell Helicopter announced two more sales to Russian clients.
Sep 4, 2014 - 9:18 AM
Airbus Helicopters believes lifting restrictions on private helicopter flights over Moscow would significantly boost rotorcraft orders in Russia.
Sep 3, 2014 - 5:50 AM
U.S. investment paltry compared with that of Europe and Canada.
Sep 3, 2014 - 4:35 AM
Helicopter manufacturer forgoes advanced X4 cockpit, electric backup motor for singles.
Sep 2, 2014 - 3:45 AM
Three new ADS-B radios in Mexico will enhance surveillance capabilities over the Gulf.
Aug 28, 2014 - 3:41 PM
The new $26.3 million, 82,300-sq-ft hangar is slated for completion by June next year.
Aug 28, 2014 - 3:21 PM
Combination of the two European operators will create a 59-strong helicopter fleet.
Aug 14, 2014 - 3:20 PM
FAA acknowledges “that the evolution of Parts 27 and 29 has not kept pace with technology and the capability of rotorcraft produced currently.”
Aug 7, 2014 - 2:35 PM
Commenters indicated a substantial interest in revising and restructuring the certification standards, prompting the FAA review.