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AUVSI 2019: Hirth scaling back engines and variants after acquisition

1st May 2019 - 17:42 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Chicago


A year to the day after Hirth Engines was acquired by UMS Skeldar, a move which secured the engine used by the latter company’s V-200 UAS, the aviation propulsion manufacturer revealed that it had embarked on an extensive consolidation effort among its portfolio.

Returning to AUVSI’s Xponential after a missing the event in 2018 due to the takeover, officials from Hirth said the company had spent the time since travelling to reassure customers in the manned and unmanned aviation sector clients that it remained ready for business.

UMS Skeldar moved to audit and complete the acquisition of the-then Hirth

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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