Rotorcraft

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

Lynn Tilton
Mar 27, 2020 - 12:34 PM
MD is continuing normal operations.
Sikorsky Raider and Bell 360 Invictus
Mar 25, 2020 - 8:06 PM
The U.S. Army has selected Bell and Sikorsky to provide prototypes for its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program.
Bristow
Mar 25, 2020 - 9:26 AM
Bristow Group is transporting suspected Covid-19 patients in specially-configured helicopters.
Ka-31
Mar 25, 2020 - 8:09 AM
After a long delay, the Russian navy is now operating the Ka-31, the airborne early warning/surface search version of the Ka-27 shipborne ASW helicopter.
Mar 23, 2020 - 10:18 AM
The Covid-19 crisis has shut down helitour operations from New York to Hawai.
Mar 23, 2020 - 8:31 AM
Blade is offering delivery service from New York City to the surrounding areas including the Hamptons during the Covid-19 crisis.
AW139 in flight
Mar 23, 2020 - 6:52 AM
The Maryland State Police Aviation Command marked the 50th anniversary of its first civilian medevac mission.
Mar 19, 2020 - 10:31 PM
The Covid-19 crisis has not materially impacted the nation’s air ambulance industry—yet.
Erickson Air Crane
Mar 18, 2020 - 12:34 PM
An arson attack destroyed the cockpit of an Erickson Air Crane on station in Chile.
V-280 Valor
Mar 17, 2020 - 11:44 AM
The process of finding a replacement for the U.S. Army’s large fleet of Black Hawk helicopters continues with the Valor and Defiant going head-to-head.