Rotorcraft

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

Mar 9, 2017 - 2:39 PM
Joe McChesney has more than 39 years of experience with solvent and aqueous cleaning processes.
Mar 9, 2017 - 2:00 PM
The battery manufacturer recently opened a new plant in Austell, Georgia.
Leonardo Helicopters senior v-p of worldwide customer support and training Vittorio Della Bella (second from right) explains the company’s initiative to combine support and training under one umbrella. He is flanked by (l-r) Leonardo Helicopters v-p of capability development and governance Giovanni Cecchelli, BelAir CEO Susanne Hessellund and Era Group CEO Chris Bradshaw.
Mar 9, 2017 - 1:30 PM
The new TeamUp brand unifies Leonardo's customer support and training efforts.
Mar 9, 2017 - 1:11 PM
Heli-Expo visitors are encouraged to take a picture at Spectrum’s booth in a chance to win a $250 Amazon gift card.
A video showing an experimental system that provides the real-time noise signature pattern for helicopters was played at the Fly Neighborly session yesterday here at Heli-Expo.
Mar 9, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Noise-mitigating flight techniques are rarely taught in flight school.
Mar 9, 2017 - 12:16 PM
Skytrac also supports Columbia with real-time voice and text, automated flight following and cockpit Wi-Fi.
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:51 AM
Avpro has already sold three helicopters this year.
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:50 AM
The deal will keep the Bundeswehr's Stallions flying through 2030.
The 2,000th P&WC PT6C-67C turboshaft will soon be delivered to Leonardo for use on an AW139. Photo: Mariano Rosales
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:15 AM
The Canadian engine manufacturer is preparing to hand over the 2,000th PT6C-67C for the Leonardo Helicopters AW139.
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:00 AM
The G4ME captures flight data and events and reports them in real time.