made engines for snowmobiles which were occasionally purchased for
use in ultralights. Today, Rotax is part of Bombardier
and has sold over 100,000 aircraft engines.
1920: Rotax Werk AG is founded in Dresden.
1943: Operations moved to Austria.
1962: First Rotax engine is installed in a
1970: Bombardier acquires Rotax
1982: Rotax begins aircraft engine