Rotorcraft

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

BLR Aerospace's FastFin as installed on the H125
Aug 16, 2017 - 11:46 AM
Certified last year by the FAA and recently approved by EASA, the kit is available through the aftermarket or as a factory installed STC.
Aug 15, 2017 - 12:30 PM
Since its inception in 2013, Waypoint has been active in supporting oil and gas, utility, firefighting and other industrial-focused helicopter operators.
Don’t blink, or this A109 Power might be sold before you have a chance to see it. Gualter Helicopters has already sold two of five rotorcraft it planned to display.
Aug 14, 2017 - 4:56 PM
Gaulter sells two helis en route to LABACE and believes things are looking up, at last.
Aug 14, 2017 - 3:05 PM
Increasing rates could reduce the number of transports per helicopter, having the unintended consequence of further increasing prices.
Aug 14, 2017 - 8:53 AM
The crew was providing surveillance and tactical support for law enforcement during the Charlotteville protests.
The parapublic market is looking up for Leonardo in the region. The State of Rio Grande do Sul operates this AW119Kx, the first to use that model for the role.
Aug 12, 2017 - 4:44 PM
Orders from military, parapublic and civil operators boost the company's confidence in the region.
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
Aug 12, 2017 - 10:28 AM
Seeds planted years ago are starting to bear fruit.
Aug 12, 2017 - 9:42 AM
Latin American market presence expanding for both fixed-wing, rotorcraft
Aug 9, 2017 - 12:38 PM
Aircraft Propeller Service has been designated by Airbus Helicopters OEM UTC Actuation Systems to provide level III servo actuator maintenance in Brazil.
Aug 9, 2017 - 10:40 AM
In addition to order announcements, the annual convention featured