Rotorcraft

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

Jul 15, 2014 - 2:05 PM
Simulator will be designed “especially for the unique training requirements and needs of the helicopter pilot.”
Jul 15, 2014 - 12:50 AM
U.S. helicopter leasing company celebrates its launch one year ago, when it started with a GrandNew heli order
The continued boost in the oil and gas industry is driving the need for offshore helicopters, such as this Sikorsky S-92, and advanced simulators to train the flight crews.
Jul 13, 2014 - 3:00 PM
The number of helicopter simulator training centers around the world is growing at a steady rate.
Jul 10, 2014 - 3:50 PM
New helicopter’s three main cabin sections will be joined within the next few weeks.
Jul 10, 2014 - 3:10 PM
Certification of the 5,840-pound-mtow rotorcraft is expected in the second half of next year.
Jul 10, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Full-motion simulator features a 210-degree by 80-degree continuous field of view.
Jul 8, 2014 - 2:45 PM
Three Chinese general aviation operators signed orders and commitments with Airbus Helicopters yesterday for 123 light singles and twins.
Jul 7, 2014 - 1:30 AM
This will be the first S-92 simulator installed in the Middle East.
Jul 7, 2014 - 12:40 AM
Companies no longer plan to team on a new helicopter.