Monday, October 18, 2021

Augusta Westland CEO Orsi, SW-4 to fly as UAS in 2012

Swidnik SW-4

AgustaWestland CEO Giuseppi Orsi speaking at Heli Expo 2011, Orlando Florida expressed plans for AgustaWestland to move into the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market, one of the fastest-growing military market segments. The initial aircraft, Orsi said, will be based on the Swidnik SW-4 light turbine single, with a first unmanned flight planned in 2012.

 

Gary Mortimer
Founder and Editor of sUAS News | Gary Mortimer has been a commercial balloon pilot for 25 years and also flies full-size helicopters. Prior to that, he made tea and coffee in air traffic control towers across the UK as a member of the Royal Air Force.