Rotax 447
Rotax 503
Rotax 914
Rotax 914

Rotax 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 Ski-Doo snowmobile

1970: Bombardier acquires Rotax

1982: Rotax begins aircraft engine production