10-Feb-2012 Source: Sikorsky
Composite Technology Inc., a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company, will open a $15 million bi-directional whirl tower to dynamically balance helicopter main rotor blades on 14th February
The ability to spin blades either clockwise or counterclockwise on one of the most powerful whirl towerâ€™s in the world will enable helicopter operators and manufacturers to rebalance their rotor blades in the U.S. regardless of the rotorcraftâ€™s country of origin.
The whirl tower is the latest initiative by CTI to invest in Texas. The company has grown from 45 employees in 2007 to more than 300 today.