Rotorcraft

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

K-Max in flight
Jun 9, 2017 - 3:42 AM
The first aircraft is scheduled to be handed over in July.
Jun 8, 2017 - 12:48 PM
He began his career with Bell in 1950.
Bell 505 in flight
Jun 8, 2017 - 10:01 AM
The helicopter now holds approvals from three agencies and expects a fourth shortly.
Enstrom TH-180
Jun 6, 2017 - 11:50 AM
One helicopter is in flight test while the other is currently engaged in a 100-hour ground-test run of the drive system and controls.
Jun 5, 2017 - 12:31 PM
The Ka-62 is expected to cost in the $10 million range, seat 12 to 15 and be aimed primarily at the offshore energy and search and rescue markets.
Jun 2, 2017 - 1:46 PM
Russia's state-owned Vnesheconombank will finance the new light multipurpose helicopter along with other areas of Russian Helicopters business.
U.S. Army CH-47F Chinook
May 31, 2017 - 3:42 PM
The U.S. Army plans to upgrade 542 CH-47F and MH-47G helicopters, with deliveries starting in 2023.
May 31, 2017 - 10:36 AM
The number of exhibitors jumped 85 percent from the 129 that participated in the first HeliRussia expo in 2008 to 237 this year.
May 30, 2017 - 12:19 PM
Oil-and-gas giant could take a total of 200, if a larger deal goes through
May 30, 2017 - 12:15 PM
The assembly line is part of a $790 million, 2016 framework agreement that calls for the assembly of 100 H135s in China over the next 10 years.