Leonardo is hoping to achieve certification of its long-awaited AW609 commercial tiltrotor by year-end. It has been more than a decade in the making, and the manufacturer is hoping it can steal a lead in the expected market for high-speed rotorcraft. But the company does not plan to stop with the AW609. It envisages a family of tiltrotor platforms ranging from small unmanned systems all the way up to 20-seat aircraft. Leonardo is currently gearing up for its Next-Generation Commercial ...

SUBSCRIBE TO ACCESS THIS ARTICLE

"Leonardo On Target for Tiltrotor Tech Demonstrator Flight" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. 

Subscribe now to read this full article. And by subscribing, you'll also receive full coverage of what's next in technology from the experts trusted by the global aerospace & defense community. 

 

Already registered? here.