Rotorcraft

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

Helicopter pilots gave a clear demonstration of their dedication to their profession last month by turning out in impressive numbers on one of the most fri
A search-and-rescue crewman with the UK’s Bristow Helicopters claims he is being “unceremoniously dumped” from his job after the injuries he sustained over
Southwest Nebraska will receive its first-ever air ambulance in May–a Bell 407 operated by MedStar.
Bell 212, 412 and 412EP operators now have FAA STC approval to install Max-Viz’s EVS-1000 enhanced vision system.
Following the first Bell/Agusta AB139 delivery to Helilario, production is now ramping up to meet deliveries to international customers later this year.
Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia-based UTair is supporting South Africa’s summer aerial firefighting campaign, under a new contract awarded by the national forest f
The past 12 months have not been the most thrilling, it has to be said, for anyone on the lookout for new Western helicopters.
Barry Eccleston wants to take Honeywell back into the commercial helicopter business in a big way, while at the same time finding another airframe on which
The Enstrom 480 series has an upgraded air conditioning unit that the FAA recently certified.
The Air Medical Service Accident Analysis Team (Amsat) developed four categories of recommendations, each representing factors that could be addressed with