Rotorcraft

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

Jun 17, 2017 - 5:35 AM
U.S. company's Air Ground Communications System offers enhanced operational and safety benefits through real-time data access.
Jun 16, 2017 - 8:24 AM
Bell is seeing stabilization of the commercial market and preparing to return the 525 to flight test status.
Jun 15, 2017 - 12:28 PM
Norway has ordered 16 AW101s for search and rescue missions.
Jun 14, 2017 - 9:15 AM
The audience consisted mainly of HEMS users, oil and gas helicopter operators, highway concessionaires and doctors, and government regulatory authorirties.
Jun 14, 2017 - 1:17 AM
To change the concept of helicopter designs can only start with an evolution helicopter propulsion and power systems.
Jun 13, 2017 - 11:35 AM
HAI chief is nervous that localities imposing UAV restrictions will see a regulatory parallel between UAVs and helicopters.
AW609 in flight
Jun 13, 2017 - 10:29 AM
The pilot's control inputs exacerbated extreme aerodynamic forces.
Jun 12, 2017 - 8:10 AM
The company anticipates type certification next year.
Jun 9, 2017 - 2:46 PM
Continued losses prompt restructuring.
K-Max in flight
Jun 9, 2017 - 3:42 AM
The first aircraft is scheduled to be handed over in July.