BRP'S CONTEST: THE OLDEST CERTIFIED ROTAX AIRCRAFT ENGINE STILL IN OPERATION WORLDWIDE WAS FOUND
The contest winner was
The owner of the oldest active certified Rotax aircraft engine was invited to visit the Rotax factory in Gunskirchen,
"We were very impressed by the efficient processes used at the Rotax factory and the customer oriented attitude displayed by the management. Everyone is clearly very excited about continuous improvement and manufacturing the best products. We thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the people and places of the Wels/Gunskirchen area," said
"It was a pleasure to welcome in
With more than 175,000 engines sold in 40 years, Rotax aircraft engines outperform the light sport and ultra-light aircraft market. With 19 authorized distributors and a network of more than 220 points of sale and repair centres supporting customers worldwide, BRP supplies engines to a majority of all aircraft manufacturers in its segment.
There are approximately 27,000 active 4-stroke and 13,000 active 2-stroke Rotax aircraft engines – certified and uncertified – in the fleet.
BRP (TSX:DOO) is a global leader in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of powersports vehicles and propulsion systems. Its portfolio includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am all-terrain and side-by-side vehicles, Can-Am Spyder roadsters, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircraft. BRP supports its line of products with a dedicated parts, accessories and clothing business. With annual sales of over CA$3.8 billion from over 100 countries, the Company employs approximately 7,900 people worldwide.
Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax, Can-Am, Spyder and the BRP logo are trademarks of
For Information : Magali Valence, BRP Corporate Communications, Tel: +1.450.521.9944, email@example.com; About the product: Alexandra Reisinger, Marketing & Communications, Rotax Aircraft Engines, Tel: +43.7246.601.698, firstname.lastname@example.org