Rotorcraft

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

May 7, 2014 - 5:30 AM
Parent company of operators Inaer, Bond, Australian Helicopters and Norsk Helikopterservice will belong to Babcock International late this year.
May 7, 2014 - 4:55 AM
Venezuela will use the 480B for flight training.
May 7, 2014 - 4:25 AM
The CAA’s proposed time scale for oil and gas companies is not feasible, says the industry’s lobby group.
May 6, 2014 - 3:10 PM
Robinson said it is now able to begin delivering R66s in its current backlog of European orders.
May 6, 2014 - 5:10 AM
The 500th helicopter was delivered to Russian operator Aviamarket.
May 6, 2014 - 3:55 AM
The new simulator will be based at AgustaWestland’s new simulation building at the A. Marchetti Training Academy in Sesto Calende, Italy.
May 4, 2014 - 2:25 AM
Under its Matrix technology program, Sikorsky is flying an S-76 that can “see” and select a landing spot.
May 1, 2014 - 3:05 PM
Textron’s aviation division delivered 35 Cessna Citations and eight King Airs during the first quarter, while Bell shipped 34 helicopters.
May 1, 2014 - 2:53 PM
The S-92 training program under the joint venture will support flight training for all of Lider’s S-92 pilots.