Rotorcraft

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

Dec 22, 2016 - 8:00 AM
The helicopter EMS industry is reducing the number of accidents and fatalities.
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in flight
Dec 21, 2016 - 12:26 PM
Bell Holds More than 400 Letters of Intent from 505 customers.
AC352 first flight
Dec 20, 2016 - 9:04 AM
The helicopter is the Chinese manufactured version of the Airbus Helicopters H175.
Dec 19, 2016 - 4:52 PM
EASA had previously permitted the helicopters to return to flight.
Dec 19, 2016 - 1:27 PM
The system enables phone and text services through the Iridium satellite network, including in areas without cell phone coverage.
Dec 16, 2016 - 7:53 AM
The agency attributes a number of accidents to pilots' failure to follow checklists.
Dec 15, 2016 - 1:14 PM
The facility is expected to have four simulators by the end of next year.
Dec 15, 2016 - 9:08 AM
This follows an order for 25 AW119Kx singles from Sino-US placed earlier this year.
Mil Mi-17
Dec 13, 2016 - 1:59 PM
Instead, the U.S. will supply Sikorsky Black Hawks for the Afghan Army.
Dec 13, 2016 - 11:21 AM
It will offer commercial helicopter charters for various scenic flights to surrounding vineyards and other tourist attractions.