Ambitious Plans For British Light Rotorcraft Startup

Hill Helicopters HX50
Hill Helicopters has set aggressive timescales for the HX50: The first flight is planned for 2022, and market entry in 2023.
Credit: Hill Helicopters Concept
A British startup has unveiled a concept for a low-cost, light turbine helicopter it hopes to bring to market in 2023. Entrepreneur and engineer Jason Hill believes his HX50 five-seat design could reboot rotary-wing general aviation, even at a time when billions of dollars are pouring into the...

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