Rotorcraft

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

Feb 9, 2007 - 8:15 AM
A Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) issued today warns owners and operators of Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters that the rotor blade skin m
Feb 8, 2007 - 10:39 AM
Sikorsky Aircraft of Stratford, Conn., today announced an agreement to acquire Keystone Ranger Holdings, the privately owned parent of West Chester, Pa.-ba
Feb 8, 2007 - 4:47 AM
At Airshow China2004–held from November 1 to 6 in Zhuhai, Guangdong–Russian and Chinese helicopter manufacturers revealed new medium-weight helicopter proj
Feb 8, 2007 - 4:28 AM
Keystone Helicopter of West Chester, Pa., has expanded its accessories capabilities on both the Rolls-Royce 250 and Honeywell LTS101 turboshaft engines.
Feb 7, 2007 - 8:47 AM
An international technical consortium has completed trials on a new head-up display (HUD) that allows helicopter pilots to view the display through night-v
Feb 7, 2007 - 8:37 AM
European-funded research project Helisafe, led by Marignane, France-based Eurocopter, is studying airbags and harnesses as a possible means of enhancing th
Feb 7, 2007 - 8:34 AM
On October 29, AgustaWestland introduced the A119 Koala at its new home in Philadelphia, which includes 43,000 sq ft of hangars, avionics bays, manufacturi
Feb 6, 2007 - 6:04 AM
Bell/Agusta AB139s seem to be headed far and wide at the moment.
Feb 6, 2007 - 5:58 AM
Swiss air-rescue provider Rega is ready to help any similar organization that would like to set up a membership-based financing plan.
Feb 6, 2007 - 5:54 AM
Heritage Aviation of Grand Prairie, Texas, is to install VIP interiors for <br />two Sikorsky S-92s ordered by the government of Turkmenistan to transport