Eurocopter X3 at the Pentagon

Eurocopter X3Eurocopter announced that it
had completed its US
tour of the X3 at the Pentagon, where the aircraft landed and was on
static display.

The tour began when the X3 made its debut at the Grand
Prairie, Texas headquarters of
Eurocopter’s US
subsidiary, American Eurocopter.

“Bringing the X3 to United
States was a significant opportunity to
showcase the aircraft’s technology and capability to a wide variety of
customers,” said Eurocopter president and chief executive Lutz Bertling. 
“The feedback we received from commercial, government and military customers
who flew the X3 was overwhelmingly positive.  It is clear that
this technology will change the helicopter industry.”

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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