Rotorcraft

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

Jun 4, 2007 - 7:18 AM
Workers at the IAR Ghimbav helicopter manufacturing plant in Brasov, Romania, have suspended their strike after three days.
Jun 4, 2007 - 7:16 AM
Eurocopter is still talking to the Romanian privatization agency, AVAS, about taking over 65 percent of helicopter and light aircraft manufacturer IAR Ghim
Jun 4, 2007 - 7:12 AM
French-based engine maker Turbomeca has chosen Monroe, N.C.
Jun 4, 2007 - 6:54 AM
Turbomeca is endeavoring to improve product support after customers voiced dissatisfaction, notably about parts availability.
Jun 4, 2007 - 6:51 AM
Eurocopter is to issue a Service Bulletin that should solve a fleet-wide problem with the EC 145’s tail-rotor controls.
Jun 4, 2007 - 6:45 AM
MD Helicopters (MDH) last month dismissed as ill-founded “rumors” circulating that the company is for sale.<br /><br />In a statement, chairman and CEO Lyn
May 23, 2007 - 12:43 PM
The market for executive/VIP helicopters is growing, according to Eurocopter representatives here at EBACE, but the biggest challenge to sales is still cul
May 23, 2007 - 6:38 AM
The twin-engine Eurocopter EC&nbsp; 135 helicopter, well established in the emergency medical services and law enforcement sectors, is gaining greater acce
May 17, 2007 - 7:40 AM
Sikorsky Aircraft yesterday disclosed at the American Helicopter Society International annual technical forum in Grapevine, Texas, plans to build and test
May 10, 2007 - 5:37 AM
Helicopter manufacturers have come to EBACE 2007 riding high on the wave of some $732 million in new orders announced at the industry’s Heli-Expo held in O