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

Jan 16, 2007 - 11:22 AM
AgustaWestland is acquiring Bell Helicopter’s 25-percent stake in the AB139 twin-turbine helicopter program.
Jan 16, 2007 - 11:16 AM
An ongoing investigation into the August 10 fatal crash of an S-76C+ in the Baltic Sea has led the NTSB to ask the FAA to take “urgent” action on several r
Jan 16, 2007 - 10:34 AM
Following the crash of a Sikorsky S-76 into the Gulf of Mexico, the two pilots and 10 passengers survived several hours in the water before being rescued,
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