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July 22, 2014
Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust (KSSAAT) has ordered an AgustaWestland AW 169 twin-engine helicopter for emergency medical service missions in the UK. KSSAAT will be the first HEMS operator in the area to use an AW169, expected to enter service in the fall of 2015. The helicopter will be... Read More »
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July 15, 2014
Waypoint Leasing has marked its first full year of operations and provided a business update to the market. The company s fleet ranges from light single engine to heavy twin engine helicopters, and now includes more than 40 aircraft on lease delivered from AgustaWestland, Airbus Helicopters, Bell... Read More »
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July 7, 2014
Pratt & Whitney Canada s PW210S engine. Photos courtesy Pratt & Whitney Canada During a media briefing at Pratt & Whitney s headquarters where President Paul Adams and other executives reflected on the state of the aviation industry, Rotor & Wing had a chance to... Read More »
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June 27, 2014
CAE and Finmeccanica AgustaWestland s joint venture Rotorism has surpassed 100,000 hours of simulator training. The program was established in 2003 and officially welcomed its first class of students in June 2006. The joint venture of Finmeccanica - AgustaWestland and CAE was initially... Read More »
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June 26, 2014
Discussions are reportedly under way in Japan to acquire a new utility helicopter for the Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF). The eventual procurement cycle could last a decade and be worth around $2 billion. The ambition is to replace the 150+ Bell Helicopter UH-1H/Js utility helicopters... Read More »
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June 25, 2014
Three helicopter manufacturers have recently introduced new luxury interiors. Bell Helicopter is offering a VVIP cabin designed by Mecaer Aviation Group on the Bell 429 light twin, AgustaWestland is studying a cocoon seat concept for the AW169 medium twin and Airbus Helicopters has added... Read More »
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June 24, 2014
AgustaWestland AW101 in the Norwegian SAR configuration. Photo courtesy AgustaWestland Your correspondent has battled his way through the corporate jungle that is the Farnborough Air Show for more than a quarter of a century. The show was once a closed showcase for products of a... Read More »
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May 28, 2014
During a media briefing at Pratt & Whitney s headquarters where President Paul Adams and other executives reflected on the state of the aviation industry, Rotor & Wing had a chance to interview Richard Dussault, vice president of marketing for Pratt & Whitney Canada (the unit that produces... Read More »
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April 11, 2014
AgustaWestland and Sino-US Intercontinental have opened a joint regional business headquarters in Shanghai that will expand AgustaWestland s presence in the country s civil helicopter market by promoting its products and services for commercial applications. Sino-US is an official distributor of... Read More »
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April 1, 2014
AW109 Trakker at Heli-Expo. By Andrew Drwiega, International Bureau Chief During Heli-Expo AgustaWestland introduced what CEO Daniele Romiti called the new member of the AW109 family, the light twin AW109 Trekker. Performers, whose representation of rugged dance, heralded the unveiling... Read More »
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April 1, 2014
The North Sea, in many respects, is the epicenter of civil helicopter operations in the world. Since the ignition of the oil exploration boom in the area a half-century ago, Norway and the UK have become the primary users of helicopters, operating nearly 70 percent of the total fleet in Europe and... Read More »
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April 1, 2014
AgustaWestland s booth at Heli-Expo 2014. Photo by Frank Lombardi AgustaWestland CEO Daniele Romiti wants to keep the speed of the company at the highest value possible but like when you drive a car, if you start exceeding its performance, then there must be a safety device to ensure... Read More »
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March 3, 2014
Air Methods Corporation s United Rotorcraft division has received contracts totaling up to $5.5 million with the Ecuadorian Navy, AgustaWestland, and an unnamed operator in the Middle East to design, manufacture, certify and complete several airframes for a variety of missions. United Rotorcraft... Read More »
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March 1, 2014
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the AgustaWestland AW189. First deliveries are expected during February, with Bristow Helicopters anticipating the first at their Norwich base for operations on oil rig support in the southern North Sea. The Bristow helicopter (show in... Read More »
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February 28, 2014
Technicians work on the AW609 assembly line in Italy. Photo courtesy of AgustaWestland Why not use the AW101 as an optionally piloted vehicle? asked AgustaWestland s chief executive officer, Daniele Romiti. We were beginning a discussion of his company s attitude to rotary unmanned... Read More »
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February 28, 2014
Trakka Corp. has signed a 10-year Long Term Agreement for the supply of its A800 Trakkabeam searchlight to AgustaWestland. Trakka has a history of working with AgustaWestland, having been installed on numerous AW139 platforms in the past. With this agreement now in place, the Trakkabeam is in the... Read More »
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February 26, 2014
Heli-Expo, Anaheim During the afternoon on Tuesday AgustaWestland introduced what CEO Daniele Romiti called the new member of the AW109 family, the light twin AW109 Trekker. Dancers from Circque du Soleil, whose representation of rugged dance, heralded the unveiling of the helicopter. AW109... Read More »
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February 25, 2014
Italy-based Mecaer Aviation Group (Booth 6438), through its MAG Design Studio, is expanding its collaboration with Bell Helicopter. The company has created a new VVIP interior concept for the Bell 429 which has been branded the Bell 429 MAGnificent. MAG was also previously selected by Bell for... Read More »
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February 12, 2014
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the AgustaWestland AW189. First deliveries are expected shortly, perhaps as early as this week with Bristow Helicopters anticipating the first at their Norwich base for operations on oil rig support in the southern North Sea. The Bristow... Read More »
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February 1, 2014
The Indonesian Army is looking to make a huge leap forward in technology when it completes the buy of eight of the latest Boeing Apache AH-64Es in a deal so far worth $500 million. It comes to you gradually after you have been in downtown Jakarta for a while. Although there is the... Read More »
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