NEWS: AERO 2024 - ROTAX 916iS/c wins Aerokurier and Fliegermagazin award

23 апреля 2024 г.

Gunskirchen, Austria, April 22th, 2024 – This year, the BRP-Rotax team had the honor of taking home two prestigious awards from the 30th AERO Friedrichshafen. On Wednesday evening, the Aerokurier presented its annually selected Audience Award in 8 innovation categories, voted by its readers.

In the propulsion systems category, the Rotax 916iS/c emerged as the clear winner. “Here at AERO, the success of the Rotax 916iS/c is once again evident through numerous new installations. The expression of satisfaction and enthusiasm from Aerokurier and Fliegermagazin readers confirms our path towards the future,” says Peter Oelsinger, General Manager BRP-Rotax / Member of the Management Board, Vice President Sales, Marketing RPS-Business & Communications. “We are particularly pleased with JMB VL3 and CubCrafters Carbon Cub UL powered by the 916iS, which took first and second place in the Aerokurier category 'ULS/LSA'.

Also, for the 13th time, Fliegermagazin awarded its coveted Reader's Prize. In the category of Innovation of the Year, the Rotax 916iS/c claimed the top spot thanks to numerous voters.

Numerous 916iS/c installations among international aircraft manufacturers

Rotax Aircraft engines have traditionally had a strong presence at Aero Friedrichshafen which represents one of the largest international trade shows for general aviation. Alongside the already well-known design-ins of the Rotax engine line-up, there are now more and more installations of the 916iS/c to be seen. Numerous brands demonstrate in various applications what is now possible with the new engine from BRP-Rotax. "We are particularly impressed this year by aircraft manufacturers such as JMB, Bristell & Sling, who have demonstrated their airworthiness just one year after the 916iS/c product launch," says Peter Oelsinger. "One can only look forward to next year. We thank all our partners for this uniquely European show."

About BRP-Rotax

BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG, the Austrian subsidiary of BRP Inc, is a leader in the development and production of propulsion systems for the recreational and powersports markets. Founded back in 1920, BRP-Rotax has been committed to sustainable mobility and technological progress for more than 100 years. The innovative Rotax four-stroke and two-stroke high-performance engines are used for BRP products such as Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo personal watercraft, Can-Am onroad and offroad vehicles, as well as for karts and sport planes. With sustainable products such as the first emission-free Lynx HySnow snowmobile or the high-performance E20 e-kart series, BRP-Rotax is also a pioneer in the field of alternative drive models.

About BRP

BRP Inc. is a global leader in the world of powersports products, propulsion systems and boats built on over 80 years of ingenuity and intensive consumer focus. Through its portfolio of industry-leading and distinctive brands featuring Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft and pontoons, Can-Am on and off-road vehicles, Alumacraft and Quintrex boats, Manitou pontoons and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts and recreational aircraft, BRP unlocks exhilarating adventures and provides access to experiences across different playgrounds. The Company completes its lines of products with a dedicated parts, accessories and apparel portfolio to fully optimize the riding experience. Committed to growing responsibly, BRP is developing electric models for its existing product lines and exploring new low voltage and human assisted product categories. Headquartered in Quebec, Canada, BRP has annual sales of $10.4 billion from over 130 countries and a global workforce of close to 20,000 driven, resourceful people.

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