Rotorcraft

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

Aug 3, 2020 - 10:32 AM
Some 39 Sikorsky S-92s, comprising 19 percent of the global market, remain parked during the downturn.
Aug 3, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Changing regulations takes a long time, and there ought to be a simpler way to create mandates for safety improvements.
Bell Nexus
Aug 3, 2020 - 8:54 AM
Bell is using augmented and virtual reality, computer gaming technology, to develop new aircraft.
Jul 31, 2020 - 7:58 AM
GECAS has written down the value of its Milestone Aviation helicopter leasing unit by $729 million.
Jul 30, 2020 - 2:05 PM
While deliveries of new civil helicopters collapsed, OEMs were buoyed by their military business.
Guimbal Cabri G2
Jul 27, 2020 - 6:39 PM
Precision Support Services has competed multiple remote inspections of Guimbal Cabri helicopters.
Milestone Aviation S-92
Jul 27, 2020 - 6:14 PM
Used helicopter values sink under the pressures of pandemic, cheap oil, and scarce credit.
Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator
Jul 27, 2020 - 1:49 PM
The agency's administrator touts advanced UAM technologies.
Leonardo AW149
Jul 23, 2020 - 12:11 PM
The UK operates an aging fleet of Puma support helicopters rapidly approaching the end of their service lives.
Kentucky State Police MD 530
Jul 22, 2020 - 2:59 PM
The helicopter MRO has worked on more than 20 aircraft during the Covid-19 pandemic in the last 12 weeks.