News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Giuseppe Airaudi, 52, and his passenger died in the crash of an Agusta Bell AB412 on November 27 in the Italian Alps.
In an effort to encourage users to take advantage of its online Event Reporting safety-management system, the Helicopter Association International (HAI) re
The second prototype of the Bell/Agusta BA609 tiltrotor has been flying in airplane mode since November 9 (see <b>AIN</b>, December 2006, page 3).
In the continuing legal saga involving hundreds of helicopter pilots employed by Lafayette, La.-based PHI, a spokesperson for the pilots’ union told <stron
Charles Vehlow, newly appointed president of MD Helicopters, hopes to become the strong link in a broken supply chain that has plagued the Mesa, Ariz.-base
While many medium to large turbine helicopters offer autopilots to enhance mission safety and comfort, Sikorsky is in the final stages of developing an aut
Flight-testing is well under way for a new helicopter autopilot that, compared with other currently available systems, cuts both weight and cost in half, s
A laser obstacle-avoidance system now entering service on military helicopters might prove useful for civil applications.
Over the last six years, the North American aeromedical transport industry, particularly its helicopter EMS community, has become increasingly concerned ab