Rotorcraft

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

Jan 29, 2007 - 5:45 AM
Bell plans to add about 200 jobs at its Amarillo assembly plant this year, as it gears up to meet expected demand for the V-22 Osprey.
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:43 AM
The head of Bell’s new X-Worx center in Arlington, Texas, told AIN that his team is working on a new type of anti-torque device that is “unlike anything yo
Jan 25, 2007 - 9:01 AM
Commenting on this week’s resignation of Mike Redenbaugh as president of Bell Helicopter and his departure from the company, Lewis Campbell, chairman, pres
Jan 24, 2007 - 9:40 AM
Bell Helicopter last month celebrated the 40th anniversary of its popular 206 model.
Jan 24, 2007 - 9:34 AM
Helsinki, Finland-based operator Copterline in late December filed a lawsuit in the U.S.
Jan 24, 2007 - 9:29 AM
Sikorsky Aircraft recently received a contract to deliver a new S-76C++ to Trustair in the UK.
Jan 24, 2007 - 9:26 AM
On December 21, Turkish-based Tusas Aerospace Industries shipped its first AW139 fuselage to AgustaWestland.
Jan 24, 2007 - 9:24 AM
A Eurocopter AS 365N Dauphin, operated by CHC Scotia, crashed on December 27 near an oil rig in the East Irish Sea.
Jan 24, 2007 - 9:21 AM
The European Aviation Safety Agency has certified the Arrius 1A1, a new version of Turbomeca’s Arrius turboshaft.
Jan 24, 2007 - 9:15 AM
Sikorsky Aircraft of Stratford, Conn.