News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Bell Helicopter’s MAPL (modular affordable product line) tail-fan demonstrator took to the air at the OEM’s new XworX research center in Arlington, Texas,
A new NASA study claims that man-made cirrus clouds formed by commercial jet engine exhaust might be responsible for increased surface temperatures detecte
The European Aviation Safety Agency in late August certified the Eurocopter EC 225 twin-turbine helicopter for unrestricted operations in icing conditions.
Bell Helicopter announced last month it is relocating its commercial business unit’s worldwide sales and marketing offices and the Bell Training Academy to
The number of accidents in all segments of civil aviation last year was less than in 2005, according to the NTSB, with general aviation having the lowest n
A New York-based NBC TV crew tried to infiltrate a St.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is taking over security checks of passengers and baggage at New York City heliports, following warnings th
A strengthening worldwide market for civil and military helicopters is responsible for keeping senior executives at engine-maker Rolls-Royce jubilant–but n
Keystone Helicopter of West Chester, Pa., has expanded its accessories capabilities on both the Rolls-Royce 250 and Honeywell LTS101 turboshaft engines.
Several European helicopter pilots recently formed the Flying Bulls, the only civil helicopter aerobatic team in Europe.