News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
The second Bell 429 took to the skies on August 31, five months after the first test ship flew last winter.
The July 27 fatal midair of two television news helicopters over Phoenix has prompted the industry and federal regulators to re-examine the sector’s operat
Denver-based Air Methods has reached a definitive agreement to acquire all the stock of FSS Airholdings, the parent company of medical helicopter provider
The Alerts (aircraft logging and event recording for training and safety) system, designed jointly by Appareo Systems and Bristow Group subsidiary Air Logi
The AgustaWestland/Bell/Lockheed Martin VH-71 made its first flight July 3 in Yeovil, UK.
Indian-based manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) is making progress toward European certification of its Dhruv light-twin helicopter.
This summer a Eurocopter EC 155 all-weather demonstrator performed satellite-guided precision approach tests in Lausanne, Switzerland, as part of a researc
Customers flying to Eurocopter’s Donauwörth training center and customer service facility in Germany now benefit from a helicopter-dedicated airspace layou
The Eurocopter EC 145 has received the first certification for night vision goggle- aided civil operations.
Police and emergency services helicopters have undergone a dramatic metamorphosis since the mid-1980s, evolving from the equivalent of the Sopwith Camel to