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Woltman Elevated To Ceo At Leonardo Helicopters U S Company Aviation News: Aviation International News

By the middle of 2001, Bell had received a handful of orders for its civil Model 609 tiltrotor aircraft–though no prototype had yet been constructed–and remained optimistic about prospects for the V-22, of which 14 had been delivered. Tiltrotors accounted for $432 million of Bell’s 2000 revenues. “We’re going to change the way men and women fly,” was the catchphrase of new Bell Helicopter president John Murphey. Certainly, below improvement was an even bigger version of the V-22 identified as the Quad Tiltrotor, developed to carry six times the payload of the Osprey. The majority of the collection is composed...