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

Jan 11, 2007 - 6:28 AM
Sikorsky reported Tuesday that it received FAA certification for its S-76C++ helicopter, an improved version of the S-76C+.
Jan 10, 2007 - 10:11 AM
Investigations into two accidents involving Eurocopter AS 350A and AS 350B2 helicopters led the NTSB to determine that the hydraulic pump drive belt (P/N 7
Jan 10, 2007 - 9:54 AM
Twenty-nine-year-old Chana Daskal, the sole survivor of an Aug.
Jan 10, 2007 - 9:43 AM
A pilot has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges, following an accident in Hawaii last September that killed three passengers.
Jan 10, 2007 - 9:04 AM
The Helicopter Association International (HAI) has sent an urgent congressional alert to its members to contact their legislators about resolving continued
Jan 8, 2007 - 12:00 PM
Predictions for the number of civil helicopter deliveries over the next decade differ widely, according to forecasts released at the Helicopter Association
Jan 8, 2007 - 11:57 AM
Bell Helicopter, which builds the 206 and 407 single-turbine rotorcraft, unveiled the seven-seat Model 417 at the Helicopter Association International’s He
Jan 8, 2007 - 11:49 AM
In response to recommendations of the joint industry/government International Helicopter Safety Team, MD Helicopters will include as standard equipment on
Jan 8, 2007 - 10:36 AM
The NTSB determined the probable causes of two helicopter accidents.
Jan 8, 2007 - 10:15 AM
The canyon is called Descent and the maneuver was called the “yo-yo” by Sundance Helicopter pilots and the “Thelma-and-Louise” by Papillon Airways pilots.