Helicopters and tilt-rotor aircraft
Light utility helicopter. Out of production but still in use in a number of countries.
Medium-lift helicopter that was also produced under licence in the UK, Romania and Indonesia. Out of production but still in use.
Medium-lift helicopter originally developed by EH Industries, a joint venture of Agusta and Westland, and later taken over directly by the parent companies after they merged. Still in production.
Twin-engined light helicopter originally developed by Agusta as the A109 and renamed AW109 following the company's merger with Westland. Still in production.
Medium-lift helicopter. Still in production.
Light helicopter used in a variety of military and naval roles. Originally developed and built by Westland and still in production by AgustaWestland.
Widely used light single-engine helicopter. The LongRanger features a stretched cabin with 2 extra seats. Still in production as the LongRanger IV.
Medium-lift utility helicopter. Twin-engined derivative of the UH-1 Huey of Vietnam War fame. Also built under licence by Agusta as the Agusta-Bell 212. Superseded by the later 412 and no longer in production.
Derivative of the Bell LongRanger with a slightly larger cabin and a more powerful engine driving a four-bladed rotor.
Medium utility helicopter: derivative of Bell's earlier 212 with a four-bladed rotor. Also made under licence in Italy by AgustaWestland. Still in production.
Helicopter-airplane hybrid which can rotate its engines to hover or fly forward. In service with the US military after a long and controversial development period. Still in production.
Twin-engine, tandem-rotor heavy-lift helicopter. A highly successful aircraft that has been in continuous production since 1962. Originally developed by Boeing Vertol, now Boeing Rotorcraft Systems. Still in production and in widespread use.
Twin-engined medium-lift helicopter: an enlarged derivative of the Aerospatiale Puma. It is known as the Super Puma in civilian service and the Cougar in military service. The EC225 (or military EC725) is an improved version. Still in production and is in widespread use.
Single-engined light utility helicopter originally developed by Aerospatiale. Its successor company Eurocopter subsequently developed the EC130 with an enlarged cabin and enclosed tail rotor. Both models remain in production.
Twin-engined medium-lift helicopter. A derivative of the single-engined SA 360 Dauphin, it was originally designated by Aerospatiale as the SA 365 Dauphin 2, and subsequently redesignated the AS365 Dauphin following the absorption of Aerospatiale by Eurocopter. Still in production by Eurocopter and in widespread use.
Single-engined five-seater helicopter. Still in production.
Twin-engined medium-lift helicopter with contra-rotating co-axial rotors in place of a tail rotor. Originally developed as an anti-submarine helicopter but subsequently adapted for various other military and civilian roles. Still in production.
Heavy-lift helicopter. The largest and most powerful helicopter ever to have gone into production. Still in production.
Popular four-seater light helicopter. The original Astro was superseded by the improved Raven, which remains in production as the Raven I and II.
Heavy lift helicopter. The three-engined CH-53E variant is the largest Western-built helicopter. Out of production but still in use, and a new version (the still larger CH-53K) is also under development.
Naval anti-submarine helicopter designated H-3 (with variations - SH-3, UH-3 etc.) by the US military and S-61 by Sikorsky. It was built under licence in the UK, Italy and Japan as well as the US. Out of production but still in use.
Twin-engined medium-lift military and naval helicopter that has also spawned some civilian variants. Designated the S-70 by Sikorsky and the UH/SH/MH-60 by the US military. Still in production.
Enlarged derivative of the SH-3 Sea King and known as the Jolly Green Giant or Pelican depending on the sub-type. Out of production and in limited use.