Rotorcraft

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

Nov 29, 2007 - 8:22 AM
Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) last month gave an update on its fleet expansion.
Nov 29, 2007 - 8:12 AM
McAlpine Helicopters is now owned entirely by Eurocopter, which has renamed the company Eurocopter UK.
Nov 29, 2007 - 8:08 AM
Last month the FAA issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SW-08-03) containing “recommendations for rotorcraft during icing conditions.” The
Nov 29, 2007 - 8:01 AM
Sikorsky’s Keystone subsidiary will take over final assembly and completion of the S-76C++ and subsequent variants of the twin-turbine helicopter, includin
Nov 29, 2007 - 6:53 AM
Early next year, Helsinki, Finland-based operator Copterline will restart one of the few scheduled public helicopter routes in the world.
Nov 29, 2007 - 6:42 AM
The Bell 429 can hover out of ground effect (OGE) at 11,000 feet at its maximum takeoff weight of 7,000 pounds.
Nov 29, 2007 - 6:28 AM
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Nov 29, 2007 - 6:09 AM
The NTSB is calling for stricter FAA en route surveillance of Grand Canyon area air-tour operators based on its findings from two fatal helicopter accident
Nov 26, 2007 - 9:02 AM
Sikorsky’s X2 technology dem-onstrator could fly by year-end, according to Peter Grant, Sikorsky’s director of advanced programs.
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Nov 20, 2007 - 5:09 AM
A story in <b>AIN</b>’s opening edition at the Dubai Air Show [<link http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/deal-for-russian-helos-a-blow-t