Rotorcraft

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

Oct 4, 2007 - 5:57 AM
Byerly Aviation of Springfield, Ill., and Keystone Helicopter of West Chester, Pa., have both received the FAA’s prestigious Diamond Award of Excellence fo
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:44 AM
Instrument-rated helicopter pilots are an expensive resource, particularly in the UK.
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:38 AM
Sikorsky announced that company chairman Dean Borgman will retire in July.
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:36 AM
Sikorsky’s S-92 has successfully completed the artificial icing requirement of the FAA’s icing-certification program, thus preparing the aircraft for its f
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:35 AM
CJ Systems Aviation Group is expanding its Baptist Hospital LifeFlight aeromedical program in Pensacola, Fla., with a second base at Mobile, Ala.
Oct 4, 2007 - 5:14 AM
In what is claimed to be a first, EMS Technologies last month said that an AMT-50 multi-channel satcom antenna and HSD-128 high-speed data terminal have be
Oct 3, 2007 - 8:15 AM
The Helicopter Association International (HAI) is asking Congress to appropriate $10.9 million for the FAA to “field weather, communications and surveillan
Oct 2, 2007 - 11:06 AM
Bell Helicopter last month officially opened its worldwide sales, support and training headquarters at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas.
Oct 2, 2007 - 10:56 AM
Italy’s Finmeccanica, which owns 50 percent of AgustaWestland, reportedly plans to become sole owner of the Anglo-Italian helicopter company by buying Lond