News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Some three-and-a-half years ago, Safe Flight Instrument of White Plains, N.Y., received supplemental type certification for its Powerline Detection System
Exhibitors at January’s Iran Airshow 2005 indicated that the market for civilian helicopters in the Islamic Republic is growing.
In January the Yelahanka air force base hosted the fifth Aero India show.
From a safety perspective, last year was not a good year for the air medical sector.
British investigation authorities implicated a manufacturing defect in the July 16, 2002, crash of a Sikorsky S-76 into the North Sea.
Nearly six years after its launch at the 1999 Paris Air Show, Bell/Agusta’s AB139 medium twin-turbine helicopter has gained FAA IFR certification.
Boeing’s Phantom Works has sent its canard rotor-wing (CRW) prototype aloft for flight test.
The newly formed European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued its first-ever type certificate on December 11 in Brussels, Belgium.
One thing that pilots have in common with most people is that, from time to time, they wish they were doing something else in their chosen field.