Rotorcraft

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

Aug 9, 2017 - 10:40 AM
In addition to order announcements, the annual convention featured
Aug 8, 2017 - 4:33 PM
The VRT500 is intended to compete with the Bell 505 and Robinson R66.
AS350 outfitted with kit
Aug 8, 2017 - 2:53 PM
The combination of a bubble door and lower viewing aperture with transparent fuselage window can increase field of view by a factor of 10.
Aug 8, 2017 - 10:47 AM
The show, which is free and open to the public, will include some 20 helicopters on static display.
Mi-17
Aug 7, 2017 - 7:29 AM
At the recent MAKS show, talks advanced on the supply of a lightweight helicopter, and general assistance to the Islamic Republic.
Aug 3, 2017 - 12:11 PM
A study released earlier this year found that Medicare covered just 59 percent of the typical cost of air medical transport.
Aug 2, 2017 - 12:36 PM
Sweet Helicopters provides private helicopter charters and aerial production services.
Robinson R22
Aug 2, 2017 - 11:13 AM
ADS-B OUT avionics will be required for all aircraft, including helicopters, flying in controlled U.S. airspace on Jan. 1, 2020.
Aug 1, 2017 - 12:32 PM
The new helicopters will be configured for energy transport missions and will serve CHC customers in the North Sea and Australia.
Boeing CH-47F Chinook Block II graphic
Jul 28, 2017 - 12:28 PM
The manufacturer will build and test three upgraded CH-47F helicopters under the engineering and manufacturing development contract.