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September 13, 2013
Asahi Shimbun has purchased an AW169 from AgustaWestland and Tokyo-based Mitsui Bussan Aerospace. The electronic newsgathering (ENG) AW169 ­ complete with a gyrostabilized camera will join the news organization s fleet of four helicopters and one fixed-wing business jet. Certification of the... Read More »
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September 6, 2013
AgustaWestland has reached a distributorship agreement at the China Helicopter International Exhibition, making Sino-US its non-exclusive distributor of civil helicopters in China. The agreement excludes sales of helicopters in Hong Kong and Macau, and includes orders for 20 helicopters valued at... Read More »
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August 1, 2013
Rockwell Collins has introduced a new avionics product line, dubbed HeliSure, in a bid to improve situational awareness for helicopter pilots. While some of the products are already known, such as helicopter synthetic vision system (H-SVS) and helicopter terrain awareness and warning system... Read More »
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August 1, 2013
Hubi-Fly Robinson R44 landing during Helidays 2011 in Gmunden, Austria. In following up last year s effort with Part Two of the Rotorcraft Training Guide (see 2012 Guide for Part 1), we look outside the U.S. to the rest of the world, including other countries located in... Read More »
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July 10, 2013
AgustaWestland made public a flurry of orders during the Paris Air Show involving operators that span various sectors of the civil helicopter industry. Large orders of 10 aircraft each from Era Group and Lease Corporation International (LCI) headlined the take for the Anglo-Italian helicopter OEM... Read More »
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July 1, 2013
European helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland is steadily emerging as a global training provider, expanding offerings at its northern Italy base, extending its footprint to Malaysia, authorizing partners in Switzerland, and examining potential new locales from Eastern Europe and the Middle East... Read More »
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June 25, 2013
Rockwell Collins has introduced a new avionics product line, dubbed HeliSure, in a bid to improve situational awareness for helicopter pilots. While some of the products are already known, such as helicopter synthetic vision system (H-SVS) and helicopter terrain awareness and warning system... Read More »
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June 25, 2013
The AgustaWestland AW189, a 16- to 18-seat twin, is to receive its EASA certification by the end of the summer, according to a company spokesman. Six aircraft are flying, including four prototypes and two production copies. The last one took off for the first time in May. They have logged a... Read More »
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June 1, 2013
The U.S. Army s Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) procurement saga took another twist in May when Lt. Gen. William Phillips, Army acquisition advisor to the Secretary of the Army, appeared before a Senate Armed Services Congressional subcommittee on Airland. Commenting on last summer s flying technology... Read More »
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June 1, 2013
AgustaWestland is making its expectations for success in the North American market very clear. With opportunities in the U.S. government markets expected to top $20 billion over the next 15 years, according to AgustaWestland North America Chairman and CEO R. Scott Rettig, the company seems bullish... Read More »
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June 1, 2013
The North American arm of AgustaWestland uncovered plans April 30 to build the AW169 at its 275,000-square-foot U.S. manufacturing complex at Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE), becoming a second location to the OEM s plant in Vergiate, Italy. (The company also lists its facility in Yeovil, UK... Read More »
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May 15, 2013
The U.S. Army s Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) procurement saga took another twist last week when Lt. Gen. William Phillips, Army acquisition advisor to the Secretary of the Army, appeared before a Senate Armed Services Congressional subcommittee on Airland. Commenting on last summer s flying technology... Read More »
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May 8, 2013
AgustaWestland pilot Pat McKernan and copilot Steve Labows carry out a vertical takeoff procedure in an AW139 used for limited runway situations such as from an offshore platform. The demonstration flight took place during a tour of the manufacturer s plant in Philadelphia, which is expanding to... Read More »
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May 6, 2013
A new investor group is providing $375 million in equity growth capital for Limerick, Ireland-based Waypoint Leasing, as the company looks to expand its grow its fleet. Waypoint has a U.S. office in Darien, Conn. The investor group includes MSD Capital, Soros Fund Management and the Cartesian... Read More »
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May 1, 2013
Armed Aerial Scout: Will they or won t they? What do we do with the Scout? Do we buy new or do we do a SLEP [service life extension program with the Kiowa Warrior]? asked Maj. Gen. William Tim Crosby, PEO Army Aviation, during his address at the annual Quad-A convention, held this year in Fort... Read More »
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May 1, 2013
The North American arm of AgustaWestland uncovered plans Tuesday to produce the AW169 at its sprawling U.S. manufacturing complex at Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE), becoming a second location to the OEM s plant in Vergiate, Italy. (The company also lists its facility in Yeovil, UK as ... Read More »
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April 12, 2013
Quad-A, Fort Worth, Texas The twin-engine AW169 AAS was uncovered (literally) on Thursday as AgustaWestland s entry into the competition for the U.S. Army s Armed Aerial Scout requirement. The mock-up, without rotor blade, was declared by Scott Rettig, CEO AgustaWestland North America, as a... Read More »
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March 1, 2013
Engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Canada (Booth N3718), based in Longueuil, Quebec, has been designing and manufacturing powerplants since the late 1950s. Since then, its line of helicopter engines such as the PT6 and its new PW210 have found their way aboard many of yesterday s and today s most... Read More »
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March 1, 2013
The final Sikorsky S-76C++ entered service with Milestone Aviation Group in 2012, as the manufacturer phases in the S-76D. The old rock classic Let the Good Times Roll could serve as the theme song for Heli-Expo 2013, as rotorcraft manufacturers plan to announce several... Read More »
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February 1, 2013
AgustaWestland conducted a flight demonstration of the U.S.-based AW189 prototype (P2) on December 6 in Arlington, Texas before heading to Alaska for cold weather trials through spring 2013, at which point it will fly back to Italy to rejoin the other four testbed helicopters in the fleet (P1... Read More »
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