Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland Celebrates 100 Years of Aircraft Manufacturing in the UK

AW1275 Westland 100th (1)Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland is celebrating the centenary of the formation of the Westland Aircraft Works in Yeovil and the many aeronautical achievements that have been made during 100 years of continuous aircraft manufacturing on the site. Established in 1915 Westland has produced many famous fixed wing aircraft designs such as the Whirlwind, Welkin, Wapiti, Lysander before focussing on helicopter production and later on its own designs such as the Lynx and AW101. Full story: Read more