Rotorcraft Industry Enjoys Strong Demand For Military Helicopters

Credit: Airbus Helicopters
While the commercial helicopter industry appears to be on a slow road to recovery, industry’s coffers are being filled with a glut of military orders. Perhaps the biggest surprise was the U.S. Air Force’s award to the Boeing-Leonardo partnership of the UH-1H replacement program with the AW139M twin...
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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