News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
Eurocopter is considering introducing fiber placement for helicopter composite fuselage manufacturing as a way to replace manual lay-up and reduce costs by
American Eurocopter has received an FAA aircraft production certificate to manufacture its U.S.
A malfunction of the flight-control system played a role in the 2005 fatal crash of a Sikorsky S-76 in Estonia, according to an interim report issued by Es
Pilots flying helicopters for the French hospitals’ emergency medical services went on strike twice recently to protest low wages and long hours.
Despite an agreement signed in 2006 to mitigate noise around the famous French Riviera city of Saint-Tropez, helicopter operators and local authorities are
British racing driver Colin McRae was killed when the Eurocopter AS 355 Twin Squirrel he was flying crashed near his home in Scotland on September 15.
Eurocopter and the house of Hermès revealed their “l’Hélicoptère par Hermès,” an EC 135 with a decidedly up-market interior, yesterday morning here at the
Eurocopter and the house of Hermès revealed their “l’Hélicoptere par Hermès,” an EC 135 with a decidedly up-market interior, today at the NBAA Convention.
<br />Eurocopter recently completed the manufacturing of an EC 155 rear fuselage using a fiber-placement process.
The BA609 tiltrotor that flew at the Paris Air Show put on an impressive display, but potential buyers said they had misgivings about the hybrid desi