Chinese manufacturer Avicopter displayed a new light twin-engined helicopter called the AC3X2 at Heli-Expo.

Besides a one-sentence placard posted next to the scaled-model, however, Avicopter officials declined to provide details about the programme.

The aircraft's nose and cabin bear a faint resemblance to the Bell Helicopter 429. The AC3X2, however, features a unique horizontal stabiliser mounted to the underside of the rear tailboom.