That helicopter flying overhead might have been made right here in Northeast Philadelphia on Red Lion Road. Northeast Airport-based AgustaWestland’s 560 employees make more than 50 helicopters a year, which are sold all over the world. The company’s copters can even be spotted in the movies. One was in the latest James Bond film, Skyfall.
“It is too easy to sit in Harrisburg and discuss bills which affect these businesses without really understanding that what we do affects the livelihoods of so many,” said caucus co-chairman, Rep. John Galloway, a Lower Bucks County Democrat.