Rotorcraft

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

helicopter in flight
Oct 12, 2016 - 8:52 AM
Diversification proves key for the leasing company.
AW169 on display
Oct 12, 2016 - 8:42 AM
Leonardo now holds orders for more than 150 AW169s.
Oct 11, 2016 - 1:40 PM
The management program is part of the OEM's HCare effort.
Oct 11, 2016 - 10:34 AM
The news at Helitech International, included the hourly cost maintenance provider's announcement six new aircraft have been enrolled in its engine program.
SKYe SH09 in flight
Oct 11, 2016 - 8:57 AM
The new Swiss single-engined helicopter is due to complete certification in late 20117.
Oct 11, 2016 - 6:01 AM
Heli-One fitted the German police service's AS332L/L1 helicopters with a new flight management system and displays from Universal Avionics.
Oct 7, 2016 - 4:25 PM
The USHST is using its analysis to develop recommendations for mitigating fatal crashes.
Oct 7, 2016 - 1:33 PM
Several conditions apply before the helicopters can be returned to service.
Oct 3, 2016 - 10:55 AM
The worldwide fleet of 275 Sikorsky S-92s surpassed one million flight hours earlier this year.
Sep 19, 2016 - 5:07 PM
There were 1,364 pre-owned helicopters available for sale at the end of August, which equates to 6 percent of the installed base.