Rotorcraft: Special Coverage

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

April 6, 2021, 12:06 PM

Safran Signs German Police to New Engine Support Deal

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a new Support-By-Hour (SBH) contract with the German federal police.

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Columbia Helicopters Chinook
Mar 26, 2021 - 11:00 AM
Columbia Helicopters has unveiled its multi-mission helicopter program featuring its Model 234 Chinook tandem-rotor, heavy-lift helicopters.
Mar 26, 2021 - 12:53 AM
GPMS has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) approval for its Foresight MX health monitoring system on the Bell 212/412.
Bell MTC
Mar 25, 2021 - 4:34 PM
Bell's Manufacturing Technology Center is designed to change the way rotorcraft are made.
Airbus Helicopters Racer (Photo: Airbus Helicopters)
Mar 25, 2021 - 9:45 AM
Airbus Racer isexpected to demonstrate increased speed and reduced emissions and noise.
Black Hawk crew
Mar 25, 2021 - 8:45 AM
Honored by HAI, the California National Guard 40th Combat Aviation Brigade used a Chinook and Black Hawk to rescue 242 trapped by the Creek Fire.
NASA's  Ingenuity helicopter (Image: NASA)
Mar 25, 2021 - 8:00 AM
NASA Ingenuity helicopter could fly on Mars sometime in early April.
Mar 24, 2021 - 1:42 PM
Airbus developed fuel lever modification in the wake of fatal 2018 NYC "door off" helitour flight.
Mar 24, 2021 - 9:41 AM
One of StandardAero's newest STCs is an autopilot for light single helicopters.
Honeywell
Mar 24, 2021 - 8:08 AM
Honeywell's latest avionics upgrades to synthetic vision, radar, and EGPWS are available for Leonardo's AW139.
Air Methodes H145 (Photo: H145)
Mar 23, 2021 - 3:00 PM
Airbus HCare now covers 2,400 helicopters and will be expanded to include legacy aircraft.