Rotorcraft

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

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.
Nov 9, 2015 - 10:20 AM
Helicopter manufacturer to have its more training and customer service facilities in the region soon
Nov 9, 2015 - 7:00 AM
Technology demonstrator is showing that flying a helicopter without a pilot could be feasible for some missions.
Nov 9, 2015 - 6:15 AM
AAR operates a helicopter fleet which helps it support U.S. Navy fleets in the Middle East and wider theater.
Nov 8, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Fly-by-wire controls reduce pilot workload and therefore improve safety, Bell says.
Nov 8, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The Bell 407-derived NorthStar Aviation 407MRH is on display at the Dubai Air Show for the first time.
Northstar Aviation’s 407MRH
Nov 8, 2015 - 4:00 AM
Airframer sees market share improving amidst overall declining markets
Nov 7, 2015 - 5:45 AM
Now in its 16th year, Russian arms export agency Rosoboronexport continues to achieve high sales on the global market.