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May 27, 2016
From Rotor & Wing
Leonardo-Finmeccanica renewed its distributorship agreement with Sloane Helicopters for another three years in the U.K. and Ireland for the AgustaWestland GrandNew helicopter and further aircraft. The agreement also includes the AW169. Sloane Helicopters has partnered with Leonardo for about 20... Read More »
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May 16, 2016
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Leonardo-Finmeccanica introduced an AgustaWestland AW119 single-engine helicopter, called the TH-119. It was unveiled at the Navy League Sea-Air Space Exhibition today in Washington, D.C. The aircraft is designed for military training customers, particularly the U.S. Navy, and features a... Read More »
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May 11, 2016
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A U.S. bankruptcy court has approved CHC's request to reject immediately leases on 16 Airbus Helicopters, 12 Leonardo-Finmeccanica and 10 Sikorsky aircraft as part the company's planned reorganization under Chapter 11 protection from creditors, according to the company. CHC said the court in... Read More »
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May 5, 2016
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Leonardo-Finmeccanica said the third prototype of the AgustaWestland AW609 tilt rotor has completed its first ground run at the company's facilities in Cascina Costa, Italy. The aircraft began restrained ground run testing with all engines and systems operating and expects FAA certification flight... Read More »
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May 1, 2016
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April 20, 2016
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Helicopter Services, a U.K.-based flight training school, has added a Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopter to its fleet. The Wycombe Air Park-based operator already provides private, commercial, instrument and instructor flight training. Its mixed piston- and turbine-engine fleet includes one... Read More »
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April 12, 2016
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The Chair of Trustees of Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust has signed a 6 million pound contract to purchase an AgustaWestland AW169. Also approved was a 10-year contract to lease an MD902 Explorer. The air medical operator, which is a charity providing free helicopter emergency medical services... Read More »
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April 1, 2016
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AAR's airlift division has begun search and rescue (SAR) and support helicopter services for the U.K. Ministry of Defence in the Falkland Islands. The company together with British International Helicopters and Air Rescue Systems is supporting the British Forces South Atlantic Islands to provide... Read More »
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April 1, 2016
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Growth of the civil helicopter fleet in Greater China is slowing as its main economy lags, the oil market slumps and airspace challenges drag down operations. Another drag on growth is the expected depreciation in value of China s currency, the renminbi. That sums up the latest assessment of the... Read More »
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April 1, 2016
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Photo courtesy of Heli-One Civil and military helicopter cockpits can get crowded with the addition of more avionics systems, and that crowding in the limited real estate behind an instrument panel combined with limited airflow can cause overheating. Contributing to the issue is the... Read More »
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March 31, 2016
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Finmeccanica has been awarded a contract to supply the Philippine Navy with two AgustaWestland AW159 helicopters. The 100-million-euro deal calls for the delivery of the aircraft from Finmeccanica Helicopter Division's Yeovil Plant in the U.K. in 2018. It includes training and multi-year support... Read More »
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March 24, 2016
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The first of 16 AgustaWestland AW101s for the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security (MoJ) performed its maiden flight at Finmeccanica's Yeovil, U.K., plant March 21. This marks the start of the flight test program leading to aircraft deliveries for the Royal Norwegian Air Force in 2017... Read More »
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March 3, 2016
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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... Read More »
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March 3, 2016
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The AgustaWestland AW109 Trekker light twin-engine helicopter has made its first flight, said parent company Finmeccanica. A prototype aircraft flew for the first time Wednesday at the Helicopter Division's Cascina Costa facility in Italy. A total of two prototypes will be used for the program... Read More »
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March 2, 2016
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Waypoint Leasing Ltd. told Heli-Expo attendees that it has surpassed $1.5 billion in total helicopter assets. Its fleet of more than 120 aircraft ranges from light-twin to heavy helicopters. The company also has firm and option orders with aircraft manufacturers for more than 125 helicopters... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
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Waypoint Leasing Ltd. has closed a multi-aircraft agreement with Bristow Group Inc. for the sale and leaseback of three AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters. All three will operate offshore in crew change configuration in Guyana on long-term contract. Waypoint Leasing s fleet operates for 16 customers... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
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Photo courtesy of Metro Aviation If you travel by air enough, you have probably had the pleasure of experiencing a maintenance delay with an airline. Even though the largest global carriers have factory-supported service centers and back-up aircraft at their disposal, a break-down or... Read More »
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March 1, 2016
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Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics appointed Marc Medeiros as director of sales. Medeiros will lead the company s sales strategy and manage its sales team. He has 20 years experience in the industry and previously held the same position at Rockwell Collins since... Read More »
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February 19, 2016
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Waypoint Leasing [Booth 10751] plans to open new regional offices covering Australia and Africa and the Middle East early this year, the company has said. The new offices will add to ones Waypoint has in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. The company, formally known... Read More »
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February 19, 2016
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Look for Finmeccanica [Booth 6451] to rebrand the light single SW-4 as the AW009 at Heli-Expo as it also advances its plan to operate its various divisions as a united company. The company also will be emphasizing the capabilities of its helicopters in the air ambulance and VIP markets and shying... Read More »
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