Rotorcraft

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

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.
Sep 15, 2016 - 11:15 AM
The case could set a legal precedent on armed forces' buying decisions.
Sep 14, 2016 - 6:05 AM
The company is more aggressively pursuing additional markets.
Sep 13, 2016 - 4:58 PM
Such a system could provide significant gains in a helicopter's lift-to-drag ratio.
Sep 13, 2016 - 4:45 PM
The company recently hinted that it is in the process of curtailing its massive buy of 200 Bell 407GXPs.
Sep 13, 2016 - 4:20 PM
One helicopter operator gave attendees a new way to arrive in Black Rock in style.
Sep 13, 2016 - 9:44 AM
New derivative features Safran Helicopter Engine Arriel 2E engines (1,000 shp each) and Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics.
Dallas Cowboys Airbus H145
Sep 12, 2016 - 9:46 AM
Team owner Jerry Jones's new medium twin helo is painted in team livery, including the Cowboys’ signature blue star on the top of the vertical stabilizer.
Sep 8, 2016 - 5:09 PM
The 2R was certified in December 2015 and is slated to power the Bell 505 JetRanger X light single.