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

Sep 19, 2006 - 12:49 PM
With North Sea competition investing in the EC 225, Super Puma Mk 2 and S-92, is there still a role for the Sikorsky S-61N? The workhorse has been providin
Sep 19, 2006 - 12:48 PM
In 1999, in a wide-ranging re-alignment of North Sea helicopter assets, Canadian Helicopter (CHC) bought Norway’s Helikopter Service, together with Brintel
Sep 19, 2006 - 12:46 PM
It was bound to happen eventually.
Sep 19, 2006 - 12:38 PM
US Helicopter’s (USH) scheduled service between Manhattan’s Wall Street heliport and JFK Airport carried 335 passengers during its first week of operation.
Sep 19, 2006 - 12:37 PM
A Eurocopter EC 145 will be introduced to Gulf of Mexico operations by Taylor Energy, a New Orleans-based independent oil and gas production company.
Sep 19, 2006 - 12:35 PM
Keystone Helicopter is seeking an FAA production certificate to manufacture the S-76 and S-92 at its Coatesville, Pa.
Sep 19, 2006 - 12:25 PM
The southern African state of Botswana wants to acquire four helicopters for a new law-enforcement unit.
Sep 19, 2006 - 12:23 PM
No GPS-based IFR approach has been designed yet for commercial or parapublic helicopter operations in Europe.
Sep 19, 2006 - 7:28 AM
A lawyer who filed a lawsuit on behalf of family members killed in a June 15, 2003, helicopter crash began taking depositions from defendant Rolls-Royce in
Sep 18, 2006 - 10:16 AM
The NTSB has asked the FAA to require MD Helicopters to conduct tests to “enable the full analysis” of all critical loads for tension-torsion (T-T) straps