Rotorcraft

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

Leonardo AW609 civil tiltrotor
Feb 23, 2018 - 1:00 PM
Aircraft four, fully outfitted with the new Rockwell Collins Fusion cockpit, is to join the test program this year.
ACSF blade
Feb 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM
The company, working with Stone Aviation, spent three-years obtaining approval for composite main rotor blades.
helicopter sim training
Feb 23, 2018 - 9:44 AM
Today's training gives pilots and crew a real-world feel.
Feb 23, 2018 - 9:33 AM
The stagnating civil market is showing signs of a return to life.
helicopter in flight
Feb 22, 2018 - 2:00 PM
New flight envelope modes tailored to offshore operations.
Feb 22, 2018 - 1:09 PM
The company wants to convey its emphasis on technology.
Feb 22, 2018 - 12:30 PM
The company opened a faciity in Mexico in August 2017 to support the nearby Airbus Helicopters plant.
Jonathan “JR” Roebuck
Feb 21, 2018 - 1:30 PM
Roebuck is receiving the award for his work in creating the Remote Access Project for critical care transport company LifeFlight of Maine.
Claude Vuichard
Feb 21, 2018 - 1:00 PM
Vuichard, who developed the Vuichard Recovery, will receive the Salute to Excellence Award for promoting safety in the helicopter industry.
Airbus H160
Feb 21, 2018 - 11:48 AM
The new medium twin rotorcraft will replace the airframer's H155 family. It will be on display next week at Heli-Expo in Las Vegas.