Rotorcraft

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

Sep 21, 2006 - 7:42 AM
Bell’s new high-performance main rotor system flew for the first time at Mirabel, Canada, at the end of February.
Sep 21, 2006 - 7:41 AM
Avidyne has launched a range of active surveillance traffic systems for helicopters, with prices beginning at $9,900–less than half the cost of competing s
Sep 21, 2006 - 7:38 AM
Sikorsky is to open a third engineering design center to support its aftermarket, commercial and U.S.
Sep 21, 2006 - 7:37 AM
Honeywell has announced plans to build an FAA-certified, 1,800-shp version of its military T53 turbo-shaft engine to fit the recently certified Bell 210.<b
Sep 21, 2006 - 7:24 AM
Eurocopter test pilot Didier Delsalle (center) and president and CEO Fabrice Brégier (right) accepted the world record verification from Fédération Aéronau
Sep 21, 2006 - 7:20 AM
As demand for new helicopters surpasses the manufacturers’ ability to deliver, marketing consultant HeliValue$ said that prices are increasing dramatically
Sep 21, 2006 - 7:19 AM
If deals closed are the standard by which a trade show’s success is measured, Heli-Expo 2006 was an unqualified triumph.
Sep 21, 2006 - 4:49 AM
Aircraft statistical and sales transaction information provider JetNet/AvData has introduced a helicopter database service.
Sep 20, 2006 - 12:25 PM
A new rule will end the hundreds of mode-S installation exemptions currently in effect.
Sep 20, 2006 - 11:59 AM
Sikorsky has delivered its 600th S-76.