Rotorcraft

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

Ukrainian rescue helicopter in flight
Apr 26, 2022 - 10:22 AM
The CEO of Vita has hand-delivered the company's Vita Rescue System for helicopter rescue load stabilization into an active war zone in Ukraine.
R22 helicopter
Apr 25, 2022 - 2:59 PM
A Massachusetts man who had his license revoked in 2000 following a conviction for helicopter theft has now been found guilty of flying without a license.
Members of Rocket Lab Recovery Team (as identified by logos on black tee shirts) surrounding a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter on the airport ramp
Apr 19, 2022 - 10:59 AM
A Sikorsky S-92 helicopter will be used in an attempt to recover Rocket Lab's reusable Electron satellite booster mid-air following the rocket launch.
Apr 18, 2022 - 11:00 AM
Construction is beginning on two eVTOL vertiports in the Quad Cities and Oshkosh.
ACH160
Apr 17, 2022 - 9:58 AM
The Airbus ACH160 can be equipped with the modular Line Lounge interior.
Apr 14, 2022 - 12:37 PM
Eve Urban Air Mobility and Zanite Acquisition expect to complete their merger on May 9 and then float shares in the new Eve Holding entity on the NYSE.
Helicopter blades prepped for work at Heliblade's helicopter blade maintenance facility
Apr 11, 2022 - 10:48 AM
First Aviation Services is acquiring Heliblade and forming a new rotary-wing maintenance division for rotor blades and dynamic components.
Bestfly employees with company owned Leonardo AW139
Apr 11, 2022 - 8:31 AM
Angolan operator Bestfly is expanding its fleet of Leonardo helicopters to support offshore energy.
Bristow Helicentre Sign MOU to Partner-on-Pilot-Training
Apr 11, 2022 - 8:19 AM
Bristow Group has selected Helicentre as its preferred provider of ab-initio commercial pilot training.
Airbus Helicopters AS332
Apr 8, 2022 - 3:11 PM
'Rescue 5' was responding to an emergency call and attempting to land when the helicopter became engulfed in dust, contacted a tree, and rolled over.