Rotorcraft

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

diesel H120 in hover
Nov 22, 2015 - 11:10 AM
Early testing confirms fuel-burn reduction.
Nov 21, 2015 - 2:48 PM
With newly ordered H130s, Monaco-based operator will strive to bring traffic back to 100,000 passengers per year.
Nov 19, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Two-seat R44 tailored to training
Bell Model 505 is close to finishing flight testing.
Nov 14, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Bell 505 Closer To Certification
Targeted for a “sweet spot” somewhere between medium and super-heavy duties, Bell’s 525 is turning heads.
Nov 14, 2015 - 9:00 AM
The Bell 525 offers plenty of flexibility for interior design, ranging from high-density to VIP and head-of-state layouts.
Nov 12, 2015 - 11:58 AM
This marks the first production agreement for the new Honeywell HTS900 turboshaft.
helicopter
Nov 9, 2015 - 7:00 PM
E-variant of the Apache attack helicopters is meaner than ever but will it win the Polish competition?
Nov 9, 2015 - 11:32 AM
Accident aircraft had logged 567 hours since its first flight in November 2006 and was scheduled to complete flight-testing by the end of next year.
Nov 9, 2015 - 10:51 AM
Dan Schultz to lead new Lockheed Martin business unit formed by Sikorsky, which will remain headquartered in Stratford, Connecticut.
Nov 9, 2015 - 10:29 AM
Only 16 percent of the domestic civil helicopter fleet had complied with modern requirements for crash-resistant fuel systems at the end of last year.