Rotorcraft

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

Jan 9, 2008 - 8:32 AM
They’re the unsung heroes of the highwire, the workers who straddle live high-tension transmission lines, wires literally sizzling with their lethal load.
Jan 9, 2008 - 8:23 AM
As the vertical lift industry convenes in Dallas next month (February 9 to 11) for the 55th HAI Heli-Expo trade show and meeting, it is a dazed and uncerta
Jan 9, 2008 - 6:39 AM
Effective January 23, the FAA is codifying the provisions of Title VIII of the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000.
Jan 9, 2008 - 6:27 AM
Following up on the strategy it announced at last year’s HAI to expand in the helicopter parts and service market, Bell Helicopter Textron has announced th
Jan 9, 2008 - 6:26 AM
Tentatively known as the S-76C++, the upgraded Sikorsky is powered by Turbomeca’s new Arriel 2S2 engine.
Jan 9, 2008 - 6:24 AM
Remember that day in early spring when suddenly it seemed as if every flower that could bloom actually did, unnoticed and overnight? That’s what happened a
Jan 8, 2008 - 10:56 AM
To some, helicopters are the essence of noise; to others they make the music of commerce.
Jan 4, 2008 - 11:30 AM
Providing proof that persistence pays off, Sikorsky Aircraft received in the week before Christmas a most welcome present: type certification of its S-92 m
Jan 4, 2008 - 10:42 AM
Taking its place on Bell Helicopter’s Arlington, Texas, tiltrotor test stands for the first time last month, the long-awaited first of a planned four Bell/
Jan 4, 2008 - 5:39 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC) has admitted to the beginning of studies intended to result in a new family of light turbine engines derived from the basi