Rotorcraft

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

Dec 21, 2015 - 1:59 PM
Belgian company wants to become alternative player in the North Sea offshore oil-and-gas market.
Dec 21, 2015 - 11:24 AM
The 700th model is equipped with pop-out floats, an option approved by EASA in October.
Dec 21, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Updates on the rotorcraft segment from Europe and beyond.
Bell 505 FTV3
Dec 15, 2015 - 5:53 PM
Company plans to produce 200 of the light turbine singles per year by 2018.
Dec 15, 2015 - 4:58 PM
Founder is seeking $5- to $10 million in seed financing.
Dec 15, 2015 - 9:44 AM
Second 525 flight-test vehicle (FTV2) joined the program last week and is soon expected to begin airborne trials.
Dec 10, 2015 - 10:55 AM
Population of helicopter pilots has more than doubled since 2010.
Dec 8, 2015 - 5:06 PM
They advocate the idea of “fly away” to make most of the helicopter’s performance rather than a diagram that shows operators what not to do.
Dec 8, 2015 - 4:54 PM
The effort could extend components’ service life, reduce costs and improve safety, the company said.
Dec 5, 2015 - 3:24 AM
The new Las Vegas terminal is adjacent to the existing building, which will soon be renovated.