Rotorcraft

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

Airbus EC145e
Jan 29, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Air medical operations provider Metro Aviation delivers first U.S.-made EC145e to Duke Life Flight.
Jan 29, 2020 - 8:50 AM
Lufthansa Aviation Training and DRF Luftrettung have teamed to demonstrate their combined pilot training expertise at Heli-Expo 2020.
Airbus H125
Jan 29, 2020 - 7:16 AM
The FastFin system augments tail rotor authority to provide greater control and increased useful load.
Universal Clear Vision family
Jan 29, 2020 - 6:57 AM
Universal's concept avionics suite aims to provide greater head-up operation in critical flight phases and low visibility conditions.
AS350B3
Jan 29, 2020 - 6:47 AM
Singapore-based Rotortrade sees used helicopter sales eclipsing new deliveries.
Airbus H225
Jan 29, 2020 - 6:00 AM
New modifications for the H225 helicopter include an updated medical wall, a stretcher installation, a loud hailer and an enhanced vision system.
Heli-Expo as FAA Administrator, Stephen Dickson Photo: Mariano Rosales
Jan 28, 2020 - 10:04 PM
FAA Administrator Dickson cites safety, drones, and eVTOL as key focus areas for the agency’s helicopter initiatives.
Airbus Helicopters CEO Bruno Even Photo: Barry Ambrose
Jan 28, 2020 - 10:04 PM
Airbus Helicopters touted 100M fleet hours, product improvements, and new orders at Heli-Expo 2020.
S-64F+
Jan 28, 2020 - 10:04 PM
Erickson said the S-64F+ will be the next generation of heavy-lift helicopters.
Photo: Mariano Rosales
Jan 28, 2020 - 10:00 PM
Leonardo has purchased Swiss OEM Kopter, which expects to certify its long-single SH09 by the end of this year.