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

Jul 8, 2016 - 2:00 AM
Company claims generic weapons system will provide affordable solutions.
Jul 6, 2016 - 4:38 PM
A Bell 525 flight-test vehicle (FTV) crashed on July 6 while on a test flight from the company's XworX facility in Arlington, Texas.
Jul 5, 2016 - 11:20 AM
The helicopter was en route to pick up a patient in Yreka, Calif., and none of the crew on board was injured.
Jul 5, 2016 - 11:09 AM
The system incorporates lightweight components and is certified for more than 10 different layouts.
Jul 5, 2016 - 2:30 AM
The UK cargo-hook manufacturer’s Hawk 8000lb system was selected for inclusion on the Bell 525 Relentless.
Jun 30, 2016 - 1:30 PM
Move is designed to thwart a proposed plan by Helicopter Flight Services (HFS), operating as HeliNY, to establish a helitour base from a barge.
Jun 30, 2016 - 12:45 PM
R&D will focus on human factors research in areas such as aircrew health monitoring and helmet fatigue.
Jun 29, 2016 - 9:23 AM
Norway's accident investigation bureau said the fatigue phenomenon appears to have its origin on the inner surface of the second-stage planet gear.
Turbomeca combuster
Jun 26, 2016 - 4:34 PM
Safran Helicopter Engines (Turbomeca) has found a way to keep the flow swirling in the combustor.
Mars Helicopter
Jun 23, 2016 - 4:19 AM
The small helicopter will serve as a scout vehicle for a surface rover.