Rotorcraft

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

S-97 Raider second flight-test prototype
Oct 13, 2015 - 4:51 PM
The two manufacturers said Lockheed Martin's involvement with competing teams for the Army joint multi-role demonstration is not a problem.
AgustaWestland Next-gen Tiltrotor
Oct 12, 2015 - 8:50 AM
Preliminary design of the 20-seat rotorcraft to start in 2016.
Oct 7, 2015 - 3:28 PM
Norwegian EMS operators orders three new H135s, expects delivery in 2017.
H135 in flight
Oct 7, 2015 - 11:00 AM
The leasing group is adding more Airbus and AgustaWestland rotorcraft to serve markets including emergency medical services.
Oct 6, 2015 - 4:29 PM
The company offers tip-to-tail MRO support on several Airbus models.
Oct 6, 2015 - 2:19 PM
Lessors, airframers and operators worried by low oil price, perplexed about future.
Oct 6, 2015 - 12:51 PM
The inefficiency of competition expands access to medical care for 82 million more Americans.
Aibus Helicopters CEO Guillaume Faury
Oct 6, 2015 - 6:48 AM
No H175 was delivered during the first eight months of the year, CEO admits on the eve of Helitech.
Oct 5, 2015 - 3:33 PM
Access to parts was key for customers and Airbus is delivering.
Oct 5, 2015 - 11:18 AM
Ardiden engine to power AC352 first flight in China.