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​Heli-Expo 2017: 6XX specs revealed (video)

8th March 2017 - 14:00 GMT | by Tony Skinner, Helen Haxell in Dallas


MD Helicopters has revealed the target specifications of its new 6XX helicopter, which the company hopes to be able to certify within the next two years.

At her annual address to Heli-Expo, MD Helicopters owner Lynn Tilton said she would like to be able to have the new aircraft ready for the market in two years, although three years was 'the bookend on the outside'.

'This is a completely new redesigned aircraft – it may look similar but everything is different. This is start to finish a brand-new aircraft,' Tilton said.

'This is going to be a single

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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Helen Haxell


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