Rotorcraft

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

Jul 30, 2014 - 11:15 AM
The all-glass flight deck will offer simplicity, safety and situational awareness benefits to the OEM’s 480B helicopter.
Jul 24, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Bristow has four more AW189s on order.
Jul 22, 2014 - 3:10 PM
LifeRCraft architecture combines a main rotor for vertical takeoff and landing, fixed wings for energy-efficient lift and open propellers for speed.
Jul 17, 2014 - 3:10 PM
Second-quarter revenues at Textron Aviation, which includes Cessna and Beechcraft, climbed $623 million year-over-year to $1.18 billion.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:25 PM
Committee challenges breakdown of roles between CAA and EASA, and suggests survivors should be better taken care of.
Jul 15, 2014 - 2:05 PM
Simulator will be designed “especially for the unique training requirements and needs of the helicopter pilot.”
Jul 10, 2014 - 3:50 PM
New helicopter’s three main cabin sections will be joined within the next few weeks.
Jul 10, 2014 - 3:10 PM
Certification of the 5,840-pound-mtow rotorcraft is expected in the second half of next year.
Jul 10, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Full-motion simulator features a 210-degree by 80-degree continuous field of view.