Rotorcraft

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

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.
Mi-171A2 on static display
May 30, 2017 - 6:49 AM
The Mi-171A2 borrows from the Mi-38: both helicopters appeared at the HeliRussia 2017 show.
May 24, 2017 - 11:55 AM
Since it first entered service as the EC130 in 2001, the model has accumulated more than 1.8 million flight hours with 340 operators worldwide.
May 23, 2017 - 3:30 PM
The Italian airframer sees growing worldwide demand for VIP rotorcraft operations.
May 23, 2017 - 6:19 AM
Airbus Corporate Helicopters will provide tailored concierge-style end-to-end support for corporate and VIP customers.
May 22, 2017 - 9:27 AM
Luxaviation Helicopters has formed an agreement with Azur Hélicoptère to provide transfers to private jet clients' end destinations.
May 21, 2017 - 2:17 PM
Tronrud Engineering converted an LoI signed in 2014 into a firm order, citing the maturity of the helicopter and Marenco Swisshelicopter.
May 20, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Winning a greater share of a much contracted market can be achieved through greater quality, believes Airbus