Rotorcraft

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

Oct 9, 2006 - 5:27 AM
Salt Lake City helicopter pilot Jeremy Johnson, 29, was cleared of all alleged FAR infractions in connection with his Santa Clara River flood rescue flight
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:33 AM
Canadian Helicopter (CHC) has won a new five-year contract, and possible extensions, to support Nexen Petroleum UK’s central and northern North Sea operati
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:32 AM
Kaman Aerospace has launched the Firemax, a K-Max medium-lifter equipped with a 700-gallon fixed-tank aerial firefighting rig.
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:30 AM
Heli-Invest of Poland has signed a deal with Eurocopter to carry out light maintenance on the EC 120 and EC 130, and to act as its customer services agent
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:16 AM
American Eurocopter’s training center at Grand Prairie, Texas, has won FAA Part 141 approval to offer training on night vision goggles (NVGs).
Oct 5, 2006 - 8:05 AM
At the end of last year, amid celebrations marking 40 years of flying police helicopters, the Hamburg police force took delivery of two new Eurocopter EC 1
Oct 5, 2006 - 7:58 AM
Helicopter operators flying air medical operations have always had a keen interest in safety, but a spike in accident and fatality statistics in the last f
Oct 2, 2006 - 12:22 PM
The first Bell/Agusta BA609 tiltrotor made full conversion to airplane mode near Fort Worth, Texas, in late July.
Oct 2, 2006 - 12:09 PM
After months of uncertainty, MD Helicopters (MDHI) has a new owner.
Oct 2, 2006 - 12:03 PM
Helicopter Association International (HAI) president Roy Resavage is calling it a day, after seven-and-a-half years at the helm of the helicopter industry’