Rotorcraft

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

Apr 7, 2016 - 12:09 PM
The new light single helicopters will be used by PT Whitesky for air-taxi operations throughout Indonesia and its more than 14,000 islands.
Apr 6, 2016 - 10:00 AM
The air ambulance service will expand its board of directors.
Apr 6, 2016 - 7:58 AM
The name change will take effect in January 2017.
Apr 5, 2016 - 12:03 PM
The company has updated the hour meter and offers an updated hub and redesigned main rotor spindles.
Kamov Ka-52 Alligator
Apr 5, 2016 - 9:15 AM
Russia started using both the Ka-52 and the Mil Mi-28 attack helicopters in its campaign to bolster the Syrian Arab Army.
AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat
Apr 1, 2016 - 9:52 AM
With the order, the Philippines becomes the third customer for the improved Lynx helicopter, joining the UK and Korea.
Bell 505 signing
Mar 31, 2016 - 12:26 PM
Latin American customers account for nearly a quarter of the five-seat helicopter’s backlog.
Mar 29, 2016 - 10:09 AM
Stability augmentation system reduces single-pilot workload while providing precise “hands off” control of the aircraft during all modes of flight.
Mar 24, 2016 - 11:42 AM
Proposed changes establish a new ditching certification methodology by which a target probability of capsize following a ditching can be determined.
Mar 22, 2016 - 12:55 PM
The FAA and industry partners are working on the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing System for rotorcraft.