Rotorcraft

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

Dec 5, 2016 - 10:33 AM
Santulli is best known as the father of the fractional jet industry.
Dec 3, 2016 - 3:44 PM
The helicopter division has seen demand decline during the energy slump.
Falcon Aviation is the regional launch customer for the Pilatus PC-24 twinjet with two on order.
Dec 2, 2016 - 12:30 AM
Abu Dhabi-based operator has growing fleet of helicopters and has Pilatus PC-24 on order.
Safran Helicopter Engines automated plant in Bordes, France
Dec 1, 2016 - 10:58 AM
New line features several robots and automated cells capable of performing every process from raw material to finished, ready-to-assemble turbine airfoils.
Dec 1, 2016 - 10:16 AM
Sims to be installed at Coptersafety's new training center in Helsinki, Finland, and represent Airbus H125 and H145 and Leonardo AW139, AW169 and AW189.
Nov 30, 2016 - 11:05 AM
Jet service from Westchester County Airport to Miami costs $1,750 per seat one way, while the helicopter link from Manhattan adds $250.
Nov 29, 2016 - 12:26 PM
The maintenance training devices will provide students with hands-on training for the helicopters’ complex avionics systems.
Nov 29, 2016 - 11:15 AM
The Nevis Tourism Authority has partnered with Caribbean Helicopters to link with Antigua via 20-minute weekend flights
Nov 28, 2016 - 11:50 AM
Features include three large electronic displays, a four-axis autopilot, two touchscreen GTN 750s GPS navcoms and the Avidyne traffic advisory system.
Nov 28, 2016 - 11:01 AM
Preliminary investigation of the incident helicopter found binding in the assembly's double-row angular contact bearing.