Rotorcraft

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

Feb 19, 2018 - 3:06 AM
Helicopter design factor in settlement
Feb 17, 2018 - 7:07 AM
Loss of tail rotor effectiveness does not account for a significant portion of accidents, but LTE does present training and safety challenges.
Feb 16, 2018 - 12:01 PM
Even will replace Guillaume Faury, effective April 1. Faury is leaving Airbus Helicopters to run Airbus's commercial aircraft division.
Feb 14, 2018 - 12:33 PM
Voom platform connects travellers with licensed helicopter operator partners, allowing air-taxi flights to be booked in as little as 60 minutes.
Ramm Aerospace floor tray for the Robinson R44
Feb 13, 2018 - 3:29 PM
For Ramm Aerospace the FAA STC for the cockpit floor tray is is sixth for the Robinson helicopter.
Feb 12, 2018 - 7:11 AM
Helicopter manufacturer is keen to exploit the potential for sales in wider region.
H145Ms on ramp
Feb 12, 2018 - 3:44 AM
Serbia is buying weaponized H145M helicopters; Thailand is another prospect.
Mi-171E2 in flight
Feb 8, 2018 - 7:55 AM
MI-171E2 wrapped up a 45-flight, 50-hour test campaign, while an Ansat configured for EMS operations is in the throes of Chinese validation.
Feb 7, 2018 - 2:59 AM
Italy's GHT Helicopters has developed a turbine-powered ultralight helicopter in a class dominated by reciprocating powerplants.
The Skyways UAV. PHOTO: DAVID McINTOSH
Feb 6, 2018 - 10:22 PM
Project Skyways aims to develop a drone that can collect and delivery parcels autonomously.