Twenty years after planning began, Airbus Helicopters has unveiled the H160, previously known as the X4. Here is a timeline of events in the rotorcraft’s development:  1996: Eurocopter begins studies to replace the AS365/EC155 family under the project name EC165. Consideration is given to using the MTR 390 engine from the Tiger attack helicopter. 2010: Project X4 is publicly discussed for the first time. December 2011: X4 program launched. February 2012: Pratt & Whitney Canada ...


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