Rotorcraft

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

Bell 525 Relentless in flight
Jul 1, 2015 - 7:52 PM
The new super-medium twin features sidestick fly-by-wire controls.
Ka-226T on the ground at airshow
Jun 27, 2015 - 9:15 AM
The Ansat, another light twin, is now also certified for commercial passenger operations.
Jun 25, 2015 - 10:41 AM
Order part of larger commitment signed in 2013.
Jun 23, 2015 - 11:27 AM
The transaction is the first between Waypoint, which was founded in 2013, and Titan, which has growing operations in Africa and South America.
Jun 21, 2015 - 5:53 AM
Steven Metheny falsified information to make the aircraft appear to meet minimum payload specs.
Jean-Brice Dumont, Airbus Helicopters CTO
Jun 19, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Club to work along the lines of a sports car owner club.
Jun 19, 2015 - 1:50 AM
AS332/532 Mk1 Super Pumas will be the first to benefit from Pro Line Fusion suite.
Bell Helicopter president and CEO John Garrison
Jun 19, 2015 - 1:15 AM
Ground testing of the new “super medium” twin is ongoing while Bell Helicopter is proceeding with 505 light single and V-280 tiltrotor development.
Bell 525 fuselage
Jun 18, 2015 - 12:59 PM
Ground testing of the new “super medium” twin continues, while Bell Helicopter proceeds with development of the 505 light single.
Jun 18, 2015 - 4:10 AM
NH90 pilot reflects on Barkhane operation in Mali.