Rotorcraft

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

helipad
May 23, 2018 - 2:00 AM
The heliport saw more twin-engine operations in 2017, with the Leonardo AW169 recently becoming available for public charter for the first time.
May 22, 2018 - 1:16 PM
This adds to Transport Canada certification it obtained in mid-February, as well as recent approval from Japan’s JCAB.
Ka-92 on display
May 21, 2018 - 6:01 AM
But significant details of the Minoga design have not yet been revealed.
May 17, 2018 - 11:45 AM
Curti unveiled its Zefhir Helicopter at last month's Aero Friedrichshafen show in Germany.
Airbus H135 in flight
May 17, 2018 - 7:02 AM
The model is used by 13 other militaries worldwide.
Chinook in flight
May 17, 2018 - 5:58 AM
Germany and Israel are being courted, Spain is buying again, and so could the UK.
May 16, 2018 - 1:18 PM
Warns U.S. Battlefield Edge Can No Longer Be Assumed
Bell V-280 in cruise flight
May 16, 2018 - 8:56 AM
Achieves forward speed of 190 knots
May 15, 2018 - 12:12 PM
Leaders agree to push for “comprehensive implementation of safety priorities that will have the most potential to save lives in helicopter operations."
May 14, 2018 - 5:11 PM
FAA Issues New Guidelines For The Shoe Selfie Set