Rotorcraft

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

Mar 9, 2017 - 10:44 AM
The Louisiana rotorcraft services provider will adopt the aviation management support software package ahead of an anticipated rise in business.
Mar 9, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Waypoint Leasing and maintenance and support specialist Eagle will reconfigure aircraft for new roles.
Mar 9, 2017 - 10:21 AM
The company will also run demonstrations of its new operator/airport utilization feature on its database.
Mar 9, 2017 - 10:02 AM
Dart has developed and certified more than 30 flotation systems but this STC emergency float system will be the first for the Bell 505.
East/West Industries v-p for business development Joe Spinosa and president Teresa Ferraro are busy with Bell 505 seat manufacturing at their Ronkonkoma, New York, facility.
Mar 9, 2017 - 10:00 AM
The Long Island, New York company is a seat supplier for the Bell 505 and several military programs.
Steven Dengler and his father, Bob Dengler, along with Dugal MacDuff (right), will fly a Bell 429 on a circumnavigation flight this year to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The focus of the trip is not to break records but for the pilots to be ambassadors of good will around the world.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:59 AM
Bob and Steven Dengel, along with Dugal MacDuff, will fly a Bell 429 approximately 37,000 km in a little over one month while stopping in 14 countries.
Bell executive v-p of commercial sales Patrick Moulay and a representative from Nakanihon Air Service sealed a deal for two Bell 429s here at Heli-Expo on Tuesday.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:55 AM
The latest agreement continues a 60-year relationship between Nakanihon Air Service and Bell and bring's the operator order tally to nearly 80 Bells.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:50 AM
Based on data from 50 countries, the number of helicopter accidents has been on a downturn for the past several years.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:44 AM
Aviall named Tempest a distributor and committed to offer exchange and sales of instruments, accessories and major rotables.
Sikorsky sales representative Sam Chae, Korea Coast Guard senior inspector Seong Chul Kim and Sikorsky president Dan Schultz mark the second S-92 going to the service. The aircraft on display at Sikorsky’s booth will officially be handed over to the coast guard following Heli-Expo.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:34 AM
Sikorsky honored South Korean Coast Guard crews for their rescue efforts.