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The reasons for building our own turbine engine

24 Jun 2021


Technology has advanced so much since light helicopters were last being designed that it is now possible to build a turbine engine that offers high performance at a reasonable price point – this is one of the reasons behind Hill’s decision to go this route.


Piston and diesel engines were researched but were found to be lacking. Have a look at why other types of engines proved unsuitable, and what led to the opportunity to deliver a modern, electronically controlled, efficient small turbine.

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