Helicopter manufacturers AgustaWestland and Eurocopter have expanded their US bases. AgustaWestland has opened a $6.8 million, 3,700m2 (40,000ft2) facility at its A119 Koala manufacturing base in Philadelphia, housing flight hangars, completion, final assembly and manufacturing stations. American Eurocopter opened its 7,940m2 parts production and completion facility at Golden Triangle Regional airport near Columbus, Mississippi.


Source: Flight International