Thursday, March 3, 2016
Finmeccanica, Era To Develop EMS Platform for AW609
Finmeccanica and Era Group Inc. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a platform for the AgustaWestland AW609 tilt-rotor program. Under the MoU, Finmeccanica and Era will engage in joint activities in support of AW609 program development for the emergency medical service market, including concepts around operations, regulations, maintenance and configuration optimization, as well as identifying possible areas of enhancement or modifications. The partners would provide contribution to flying activities toward aircraft maturity and address commercial aspects for potential future AW609 acquisitions.