Rotorcraft

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

Nov 28, 2006 - 8:17 AM
The U.S.
Nov 28, 2006 - 6:15 AM
Irish helicopter and jet management and sales company Premier Aviation Services has signed for three Sikorsky S-76D corporate helicopters.
Nov 22, 2006 - 6:50 AM
The NTSB has asked the FAA to require MD Helicopters to conduct tests to “enable the full analysis” of all critical loads for tension-torsion (T-T) straps
Nov 16, 2006 - 11:50 AM
Sikorsky and China Aviation Industry Corp.
Nov 16, 2006 - 5:35 AM
A program intended to allow emergency response agencies to quickly identify, locate and coordinate helicopter assets is now available at Helicopter Associa
Nov 14, 2006 - 10:34 AM
The second prototype of the Bell/Agusta BA609 tiltrotor (S/N 60002) logged its first flight on November 9 at AgustaWestland’s facility in Cameri, Italy.
Nov 13, 2006 - 10:31 AM
New and revised performance and handling qualities requirements for normal- (Part 27) and transport-category (Part 29) rotorcraft have been proposed.
Nov 13, 2006 - 9:05 AM
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Nov 13, 2006 - 6:29 AM
MD Helicopters has chosen Chelton Flight Systems to supply the EFIS cockpit for its light single helicopters.
Nov 13, 2006 - 5:51 AM
A September 7 information letter from Bell Helicopter warns Bell 206 and 206L operators of potential problems with STC'd Boundary Layer Research (BLR) tail