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, 2007 - 4:11 AM
Displaying the sort of brand loyalty most manufacturers only wish for, the New York City Police Department aviation unit has taken delivery of yet another
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Oct 8, 2007 - 10:37 AM
Despite the media attention on the Montana fires last summer and Southern California fires in October, last year’s fire season didn’t come even close to be
Oct 8, 2007 - 10:08 AM
On September 16 Bell Helicopter Textron officially filed its intent to appeal the dismissal of a lawsuit the OEM had filed against Able Engineering and Com
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Oct 8, 2007 - 7:11 AM
“Because it is there.”<br /> <br /> If ever there was a case of a reporter taking a quote out of context, this is it.
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Oct 8, 2007 - 7:02 AM
Eurocopter is making further strides toward its aim of certifying a helicopter to make IFR approaches to a hover, over a given point on the ground and at a
Oct 8, 2007 - 6:44 AM
Tail-rotor failure appears to be the culprit in the May 4 crash of a Eurocopter AS 350 news helicopter in New York City.
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Oct 8, 2007 - 6:42 AM
AgustaWestland appointed former Bell CEO John Murphey to run Agusta-WestlandBell (AWB), the joint-venture company formed to manage the US-101 helicopter pr
Oct 8, 2007 - 6:39 AM
Germany’s Federal Border Police (FBP) EC 135s and EC 155s will be equipped with the EADS Defence Electronics Hellas obstacle-warning laser radar.
Oct 8, 2007 - 6:37 AM
German air rescue operator DRF (Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht) is to fly cross-border aeromedical missions into Denmark.
Oct 8, 2007 - 6:34 AM
The FAA has granted type certification to two new variants of GE’s CT7-8 turboshaft.