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

Nov 8, 2006 - 7:54 AM
The FAA is about to change helicopter certification rules to align them with the current  performance levels of the aircraft they regulate.
Nov 8, 2006 - 7:45 AM
Bell Helicopter recently issued new information letters expressing concern about BLR Aerospace tailboom strakes.
Nov 8, 2006 - 7:31 AM
The Los Angeles Interagency Metropolitan Police Apprehension Crime Task Force (L.A.
Nov 8, 2006 - 7:28 AM
Bristow Group last month announced that it had received an extension of an existing contract with Integrated Aviation Consortium (IAC) in the North Sea for
Nov 8, 2006 - 7:26 AM
AgustaWestland recently announced several orders from African countries and Switzerland.
Nov 8, 2006 - 7:23 AM
Sky Connect has obtained STCs for its equipment on the Bell 206 (B and L-1/3/4) and Sikorsky S-76 (A through C).
Nov 8, 2006 - 7:15 AM
China is expected to require 2,763 civil helicopters of all types in the next 20 years, Zhang Hongbiao, general manager of AVIC II, said recently.
Nov 8, 2006 - 7:12 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada on October 18 successfully completed the first run of its 1,000-shp-class PW210 turboshaft.
Nov 8, 2006 - 7:09 AM
The Polish government has launched a call for tenders for 23 EMS light-twin helicopters.
Nov 7, 2006 - 9:10 AM
AgustaWestland, the helicopter design and manufacturing company based in the UK and Italy, last month announced deliveries of the first AW139 and an A109 G