Rotorcraft

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

Oct 25, 2006 - 4:41 AM
The ongoing investigation into the August 10 fatal crash of an S-76C+ in the Baltic Sea has led the NTSB to ask the FAA to take “urgent” action on several
Oct 24, 2006 - 10:28 AM
Since 1991 there have been 127 accidents involving helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) operations, according to Helicopter Association Internation
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:35 PM
Inspectors waded through flooded refineries and helicopters passed over wounded drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico early last month, as oil companies stru
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:30 PM
Heavy Lift Helicopters is close to finalizing the design of the tank system for its ex-U.S.
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:26 PM
Brazilian executive aviation company TAM (Táxi Aéreo Marília) has selected Helipark as its authorized maintenance provider for Bells.
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:22 PM
Airlift Northwest, based in Seattle, has taken delivery of two A109 Power EMS helicopters, with four Agusta Grands to follow.<br /> <br /> Airlift Northw
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:18 PM
Helicopteros del Sureste (HSE) has ordered a cueSim Bell 412 flight training device (FTD).
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:14 PM
A new landing-aid sensor under development in Australia may enable helicopters to land in conditions that cannot currently be attempted.<br /> <br /> A c
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:12 PM
Bell Helicopter has selected Chelton Flight Systems to provide a synthetic-vision EFIS cockpit for the 407 program.
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:07 PM
Although the desperate situation in New Orleans has garnered most of the media attention, Hurricane Katrina cut a swath of destruction far to the north of