Rotorcraft

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

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.
Aug 6, 2014 - 12:55 AM
Equipment maker sees offshore operators as a key market for the device.
Aug 4, 2014 - 4:25 AM
The company sees large-scale opportunities in the oil and gas sector.
Aug 4, 2014 - 3:55 AM
Training with new emergency breathing systems is to start shortly, and a study of body size and shape is already under way to make egress safer
Aug 3, 2014 - 4:45 AM
The Army expected to make a decision on its Joint Multi-Role Program, and Bell believes commonality with the civil 525 gives the Valor an advantage.
Jul 30, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Combining the G1000H with the safety and handling qualities of the 480B make this an exceptional helicopter.