Rotorcraft

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

Jun 19, 2014 - 2:55 PM
The helicopter set an unofficial speed record of 255 knots a year ago.
Jun 12, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Witnesses said the empty helicopter became airborne, hit the ground and rolled over, its rotor blades striking and killing the pilot.
Jun 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Company will also conduct prototype assembly and flight-testing of the aircraft from its plant in Mirabel, Quebec.
Jun 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Company will also conduct prototype assembly and flight-testing of the aircraft from its plant in Mirabel, Quebec.
Jun 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Company also doubled its workforce and expects to ramp up production to 50 helicopters next year.
Jun 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Company strives to reach level three of the FAA’s SMS program.
Jun 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Company strives to reach level three of the FAA’s SMS program.
Jun 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Company also doubled its workforce and expects to ramp up production to 50 helicopters next year.
Jun 4, 2014 - 5:25 AM
The University of Michigan Health System, the first U.S. operator to use the EC155 for medevac missions, has been flying the helicopter since 2012.
Jun 3, 2014 - 3:40 PM
Offshore Long Island route became mandatory in 2012 but is scheduled to expire under a sunset provision on August 6.