Rotorcraft

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

Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk
May 14, 2015 - 10:14 AM
The helicopter manufacturer is building a production kit version of the autonomy system developed under its Matrix research program.
May 10, 2015 - 12:51 PM
The course covers the procedures, methods used and the skills required in all aspects of helicopter accident investigation.
May 8, 2015 - 3:49 PM
Palletized assembly process uses a major fixture that moves along the different assembly stations, with tooling added or removed at each station.
Airbus Helicopters EC145
May 7, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Lower-cost light twin offers 322 pounds more payload.
Chicago Vertiport hangar and ramp
May 2, 2015 - 10:20 AM
The facility offers operators an alternative to Midway and O'Hare.
May 2, 2015 - 6:19 AM
The list provides a review of what pilots already know: stay ahead of the aircraft.
Apr 30, 2015 - 11:29 AM
Increased maximum gross weight climbs to 6,770 pounds, up from 6,500 pounds.
Apr 28, 2015 - 10:36 AM
The adjustments include continuing layoffs, and Bell expects one-time charges of $40 to $50 million.
Apr 26, 2015 - 1:50 PM
The industry is funding a search-and-rescue service to supplement the national SAR coverage.
Apr 25, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Cattle mustering becomes particularly dangerous at this time of year.