Rotorcraft

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

Nov 5, 2007 - 8:46 AM
Small but noteworthy helicopter equipment manufacturers found a suitable showcase for their products at Helitech 2007 in Duxford, England, early last month
Nov 5, 2007 - 8:27 AM
FEC Heliports, in Chesham, UK, is offering a portable aluminum helipad that can be used with helicopters weighing up to 15,000 pounds.
Nov 5, 2007 - 8:24 AM
Turbomeca has broken ground for its future research, development and manufacturing facility in Bordes, southwest France.
Nov 1, 2007 - 6:54 AM
Eurocopter and the world-renowned house of Hermès revealed their “l’Hélicoptère par Hermès,” an EC 135 with a decidedly upscale interior.
Oct 31, 2007 - 11:25 AM
The FAA issued a request for comment on proposed airworthiness standards for certification of the Bell/Agusta BA609–“a multi-turbine-engine powered-lift ca
Oct 31, 2007 - 10:26 AM
The Joint Helicopter Safety Implementation Team (JHSIT), a voluntary organization whose members include OEMs, operators and agency officials, is preparing
Oct 30, 2007 - 11:19 AM
On Friday, Bell Helicopter’s 429 team froze the final exterior profile of its light twin-engine helicopter after months of development flight testing.
Oct 16, 2007 - 7:07 AM
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Oct 12, 2007 - 11:02 AM
As the month of May came to a close, a team of Boeing engineers were putting the finishing touches to a one-of-a-kind flying machine at an outpost of that
Oct 12, 2007 - 10:59 AM
After reading Bill Wagstaff’s article on heli-logging in <strong>AIN</strong>, I feel compelled to respond.