Rotorcraft

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

May 24, 2017 - 11:55 AM
Since it first entered service as the EC130 in 2001, the model has accumulated more than 1.8 million flight hours with 340 operators worldwide.
May 23, 2017 - 3:30 PM
The Italian airframer sees growing worldwide demand for VIP rotorcraft operations.
May 23, 2017 - 6:19 AM
Airbus Corporate Helicopters will provide tailored concierge-style end-to-end support for corporate and VIP customers.
May 22, 2017 - 9:27 AM
Luxaviation Helicopters has formed an agreement with Azur Hélicoptère to provide transfers to private jet clients' end destinations.
May 21, 2017 - 2:17 PM
Tronrud Engineering converted an LoI signed in 2014 into a firm order, citing the maturity of the helicopter and Marenco Swisshelicopter.
May 20, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Winning a greater share of a much contracted market can be achieved through greater quality, believes Airbus
May 20, 2017 - 8:25 AM
The light single fleet has accumulated more than 1.8 million hours since the helicopter's 2001 service entry.
May 16, 2017 - 5:01 PM
MD 530Fs for Kenya, Bell 429s for Slovakia, and CH-47Ds for Greece would all be supplied under FMS terms
May 16, 2017 - 7:20 AM
The preliminary report hints at an unsure crew operating in poor weather with suspect data.
TH-57 in flight
May 15, 2017 - 12:58 PM
The service seeks to extend aircraft life by transferring a portion of training to simulators.