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