Rotorcraft

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

Russian Mi-38 in flight
Jul 8, 2019 - 8:41 AM
Russian Helicopters seeks to expand performance envelope of the Mi-38 twin.
Jul 7, 2019 - 9:57 AM
Billionaire Chris Cline and flight school operator Geoff Painter are among those killed during a night flight of AW139.
Mi-28NM
Jul 3, 2019 - 8:01 AM
New versions of armed Mi-8s and Mi-28s offer greater survivability and greater stand-off engagement capability.
Jul 2, 2019 - 11:54 AM
Romain Trapp is the new president of Airbus Helicopters Inc., replacing Chris Emerson who will head the company's defense and space division
Jul 2, 2019 - 10:25 AM
Safran is partnering with Thai Aviation Industries to expand support for more engine models and operators.
Jul 2, 2019 - 10:09 AM
Leonardo's Gulf of Mexico helicopter support center has received Part 145 repair station approval from the FAA.
Jul 1, 2019 - 8:46 AM
An EMS-configured AW109 crashed early this morning at Brainerd, Minnesota in heavy fog.
Airbus H145 in Chile
Jul 1, 2019 - 8:15 AM
Airbus Helicopters has begun high-altitude testing of the new H145 D3 twin in Chile
Jun 27, 2019 - 10:42 AM
The pilot of the AW109E that crashed atop a New York high-rise reported he was lost, flew erratically in low visibility
Kitty Hawk Cora air taxi
Jun 26, 2019 - 12:32 PM
Boeing is partnering with Kitty Hawk, builder of the Cora eVTOL air taxi, on urban air mobility solutions