Airbus Leans On New Rotor Blade Tech For Light Helicopter Upgrade

Credit: Tony Osborne/AW&ST
Airbus has taken a novel approach to boosting the useful load of one of its most popular commercial rotorcraft products. Having upgraded and certified its EC145 twin-engine light helicopter with uprated engines and fenestron anti-torque system in 2014, the company is now adding a fifth main rotor...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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