Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Rotorcraft Report: New LIATEC Facility Opens in Libya
AgustaWestland joint venture LIATEC (Libyan Italian Advanced Technology Co.) has begun operating from a new facility at Abou Aisha Airport in Libya. Three entities own the company—Libyan Company for Aviation Industry (50 percent), Finmeccanica (25 percent) and AgustaWestland. The facility includes final assembly lines for single and twin-engine helicopters, as well as maintenance, repair and training capabilities.