A 50% increase in the number of heliports in the U.S. last year will be real sales ammunition for helicopter manufacturers.
Look for increasing production of larger fixed-wing airplanes for business and utility into 1963, following last year's trend when 70% of the 6,778 airplanes produced were larger than three-place and 14% were twins. Most active general aviation aircraft throughout the Western world will continue to be American made. The big four manufacturers exported 1,581 aircraft worth $29.5 million during 1961, nearly $9 million more than their yearly average for the past five years. In ...
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