Rotorcraft

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

Mi-38 in flight
Sep 3, 2019 - 7:36 AM
The Russian agency signed off on major certificate changes for the VIP version of the helicopter, which was certified in 2015.
Ka-62 in flight
Sep 3, 2019 - 5:31 AM
The model has been through a series of launches and relaunches, but is now ready for public display.
Aug 30, 2019 - 5:13 AM
New equipment and new capabilities—including an air-to-air capability—can breathe new life into a combat classic
Aug 30, 2019 - 4:30 AM
Upgrading the current Tiger fleet could save Australia AUD3 billion compared with buying new attack helicopters
H145 in flight
Aug 29, 2019 - 11:21 PM
Second H145 D3 prototype will be used to test autopilot, performance, and structure.
Aug 29, 2019 - 10:54 PM
German police crew refueled their EC135 with avgas--twice.
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters
Aug 29, 2019 - 11:19 AM
U.S. Rep Ed Case's bill would prohibit flights over national parks, prohibit narration from pilots
VRT500 on display
Aug 29, 2019 - 8:55 AM
The manufacturer has improved performance specs for the aircraft announced last year.
Aug 28, 2019 - 11:39 AM
Air ambulance operation Life Flight has completed the Helicopter Association International's Accreditation Program of Safety.
Aug 28, 2019 - 11:28 AM
Bell has delivered 200 of its 505 light singles to customers on six continents