Swiss Kopter Group Picks Louisiana For U.S. Assembly Line

Credit: SH09: Kopter Group
ATLANTA—Switzerland’s Kopter Group plans to carry out helicopter assembly in the U.S. by moving into a Louisiana facility originally built for Bell. Kopter has agreed to build its SH09 single-engine light helicopter in Lafayette, leasing the 84,700-sq.-ft. facility from the Lafayette Airport...
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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