Rotorcraft

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

Nov 1, 2006 - 9:05 AM
Since 1999, the North American aero-medical transport industry, particularly its helicopter EMS community, has become increasingly introspective regarding
Oct 31, 2006 - 11:05 AM
Preventing helicopter fuel contamination is the topic addressed in a March 24 edition of the FAA’s <i>Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin</i>.
Oct 30, 2006 - 11:59 AM
Eurocopter is concerned that some pilots could confuse different versions of the AS 350B3 Ecureuil single-turbine helicopter that feature different kinds o
Oct 30, 2006 - 11:54 AM
The Center’s manager, Xavier Burette, said the school, a Héli-Union subsidiary, opened in April 2002 in Angoulême.
Oct 30, 2006 - 11:53 AM
Paris-based Héli-Union, which operates a fleet of 35 mostly twin-engine helicopters mainly for oil majors, has signed a draft joint venture operating agree
Oct 30, 2006 - 11:49 AM
Just as the cold weather starts to take hold in the higher reaches of North America, Sikorsky’s S-92 has passed one of its critical remaining airworthiness
Oct 30, 2006 - 11:47 AM
LG International (LGI) this month is scheduled to open a new maintenance center for Russian helicopters at Seoul Gimpo Airport, with capacity for 24 major
Oct 30, 2006 - 11:43 AM
Some two years after the Eurocopter EC 145 entered service, it seems customers have forgotten the problems that delayed the program and caused early operat
Oct 30, 2006 - 11:39 AM
“There were times when we could ramp up production on one line merely by shuffling some people around from the others,” said president Paul Schweizer of th
Oct 30, 2006 - 11:37 AM
Columbia Helicopters is to acquire the type certificates for the Vertol 107-II and Boeing Vertol 234 Chinook helicopters from Boeing.