Rotorcraft

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

Jun 3, 2014 - 3:30 PM
Canadian health and safety investigators charged Ontario’s troubled air ambulance service with 17 violations.
Jun 3, 2014 - 3:15 PM
Blade app lets customers book a seat on an existing flight or charter a whole helicopter and then use the app to help fill the seats.
Jun 3, 2014 - 5:10 AM
Certification of the redesigned vertical bevel gear shaft for the EC225 clears the way for fleet retrofit, especially for offshore operators.
Jun 3, 2014 - 1:50 AM
The North Sea offshore industry is looking for practical ways to implement new, stringent measures on backup breathers, passenger size and more.
Jun 2, 2014 - 3:10 AM
Without FAA action the controversial route expires in August; helicopter association has an alternative noise-mitigation plan.
Jun 2, 2014 - 1:45 AM
Test aircraft Number 1 made more than 70 power-off conversions from airplane to rotorcraft mode.
May 27, 2014 - 3:00 PM
This will be the first S-92 simulator installed in the Middle East when it enters service by year-end.
May 20, 2014 - 2:10 PM
The helicopter manufacturer announced the increased mtow as it gears up for the first delivery.
May 15, 2014 - 2:50 PM
The S-97 is a production-ready, “scaled-up version of the X2 demonstrator.”