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Jul
31
2018

United Rotorcraft receives EASA STC for AW169 / AW139

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DENVER, – United Rotorcraft has received a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its modular emergency medical services (EMS) interiors for both the AW169 and AW139 helicopters.

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Jul
19
2018

AW169 HELICOPTER GROWS STRONGER IN UK EMS MARKET WITH SELECTION BY MAGPAS AIR AMBULANCE

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Farnborough, - Leonardo is pleased to announce that Magpas Air Ambulance has selected the AW169 as its new generation helicopter. Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) will customise the aircraft with an advanced medical interior and will operate the helicopter on behalf of Magpas Air Ambulance, providing pilots and maintenance services. The announcement was made during the Farnborough International Airshow.

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Jul
17
2018

ASU Obtains EASA NVIS STC on AW139/AB139

Posted by jhadmin

(BOISE, Idaho — July 17, 2018) Aviation Specialties Unlimited obtained an European Aviation Safety Agency supplemental type certificate on the Augusta Westland AW139/AB139 helicopter to install night vision imaging system lighting. The AW139 is widely used in numerous operations around the world. It has been configured for air ambulance operations frequently because of its size. ASU obtained the STC for Airgreen Italy and it will be used for air medical activities in Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta, in addition to firefighting and civil protection in the Italian regions of Piemonte, Valle d’Aosta and Sardegna.

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Jul
06
2018

LCI PLACES FIRST HELICOPTERS IN CHINA WITH MULTI AW139 EMS LEASE TO KINGWING

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Lease Corporation International (“LCI”), the aviation division of the Libra Group, today announces its first helicopter lease in China with the placement of three new Leonardo AW139 aircraft with Shanghai Kingwing Aviation Co. (“Kingwing”), each configured for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) operations.

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Apr
16
2018

Leonardo: Pakistan continues helicopter fleet renewal with order for additional AW139s

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Rome, 16 April 2018 – Leonardo announced today that the Government of Pakistan will introduce into service an undisclosed number of additional AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform utility, passenger transport and emergency medical service operations across the nation. The helicopters will be delivered in early 2019.

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Mar
14
2018

HONEYWELL PROVIDES SUPPORT TO AW139 LEONARDO HELICOPTER FLEETS THROUGH EXPANSION IN NORTH AFRICA

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ROLLE, Switzerland, March 14, 2018 – Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) has confirmed Heliconia Group as an approved helicopter avionics dealership in North Africa. Now, owners of Leonardo Helicopters AW139 platforms equipped with Honeywell International Inc.’s technologies can service and upgrade their aircraft locally, without flying outside the African continent. With access to spares, repairs, modifications and upgrades in region, customers benefit from faster turnaround times and reduced inventory spares holdings, while decreasing cost and improving equipment reliability and passenger safety.

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Feb
07
2018

Leonardo strengthens support of Japanese helicopter fleets with first ‘Excellent’ Service Centre in the country

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, – Leonardo and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace, the official distributor in Japan for the AW169 and AW139 helicopter models, announced today the signing of a contract with Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) for one AW169 light intermediate helicopter. The aircraft, replacing an older model, will be used to perform electronic newsgathering (ENG) operations, with entry into service expected in 2021 following local mission equipment installation and customization. The aircraft will feature an ultra-HD gyrostabilized camera, microwave downlink for live broadcasting and a comprehensive TV mission console.

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Dec
27
2017

AW139 GLOBAL HELICOPTER FLEET SETS OUTSTANDING MILESTONE OF TWO MILLION FLIGHT HOURS

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The AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter global fleet has reached an outstanding milestone of two million flight hours, across all operational scenarios on five continents, while performing a wide range of missions with commercial, government and military operators. This accomplishment was reached just three years after the achievement of the first million showing impressive reliability, effectiveness, safety and supportability across a range of missions.

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Nov
13
2017

ABU DHABI AVIATION EXPANDS LEONARDO AW139 OFFSHORE HELICOPTER FLEET

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Leonardo announced today that Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) has signed a contract for two additional AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The announcement was made during an official ceremony at the Dubai Air Show. The aircraft will be used to perform offshore transport mission with deliveries expected in 2017, further expanding ADA’s AW139 fleet which today accounts of 15 units in service primarily supporting the Oil & Gas industry. This latest order is part of an agreement for 15 helicopters including the AW139/AW169/AW189 types with deliveries through to 2019 announced at the end of 2015.

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Oct
25
2017

AW139S TO SUPPORT QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT'S HELICOPTER FLEET MODERNIZATION PROGRAMME

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo announced today that the Government of Queensland in Australia has placed an order for two additional AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircrafts are expected to enter into service by December 2018 performing emergency medical services and search and rescue missions over land and sea. The AW139s will replace two older helicopter models as part of a fleet modernization programme and reduce maintenance costs.

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Oct
16
2017

Firefighting helicopters to be deployed by Prefectures and Agencies of Tokyo, Shizuoka, Fukushima and Yamaguchi

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Rome, 16 October 2017 – Leonardo announced today that it has significantly grown its market share in the Japanese helicopter market by securing orders for AW169, AW139 and AW189 helicopters in firefighting configuration following highly competitive tenders.

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Oct
11
2017

DART AW139 retrofit Emergency Float System will be available to the after-market

Posted by jhadmin

London, England – During Helitech International 2017, which occurred last week, DART Aerospace had the pleasure to announce that the AW139 Emergency Flotation System with integrated liferaft, designed and developed by DART, will be available as a retrofit for the existing AW139 fleets in service. This system will be the only one on the market available for this aircraft model, specifically with the integrated liferaft technology. It is important to express that all other systems presently on the market either have a cabin raft or a sponson-mounted raft.

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Aug
16
2017

Waypoint Agrees to Purchase and Lease-Back One AW139 Helicopter to Helicol in Colombia; Marks Waypoint’s Entry into the Colombian Market

Posted by jhadmin

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, announced today that it has agreed deal terms for the purchase and lease-back of one AW139 helicopter with Helicopteros Nacionales de Colombia, SAS (“HELICOL’), which is used in support of contracts within the offshore oil and gas sector in Colombia. This is Waypoint’s first lease transaction with HELICOL and first in Colombia.

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Aug
14
2017

Waypoint Leasing Places AW139 Helicopter with HEVILIFT in Australia

Posted by jhadmin

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has agreed to deliver one AW139 helicopter to HEVILIFT Group (“HEVILIFT”) to be used in support of the offshore oil and gas sector in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Jul
25
2017

Mecaer Aviation Group delivers VIP AW139

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Philadelphia, PA – July 25, 2017 – Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) announced today the delivery of a VIP configured AW139.

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Jun
19
2017

LCI ORDERS NINE HELICOPTERS AS IT TAKES DELIVERY OF A RECORD SIX UNITS IN A MONTH TIME

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo and Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of the Libra Group, have today announced an order for an additional nine helicopters. The order is valued at over US$120 million and covers the entire family of new generation helicopters - the AgustaWestland AW139, AW169 and AW189. Deliveries will commence this year and continue into 2018.

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Mar
28
2017

LEONARDO - PAKISTAN STRENGTHENS HELICOPTER FLEET RENEWAL WITH ADDITIONAL AW139S ORDER

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo announced today that the Government of Pakistan has signed a new order for an undisclosed number of additional AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform utility, SAR (Search and Rescue) and EMS (Emergency Medical Service) operations across the nation. Deliveries are expected to start in early 2018.

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Mar
07
2017

Corporate and VIP operators across the Americas select AW139, AW169

Posted by jhadmin

Dallas, 7 March 2017 – The AgustaWestland AW139 and AW169 continue to be selected as preferred platforms by discerning corporate and VIP customers, with additional sales of both types accelerating in early 2017.

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Mar
06
2017

TWELVE NEW AW139 AIR MEDICAL HELICOPTERS SELECT DONALDSON INLET BARRIER FILTERS FOR VITAL ENGINE PROTECTION

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS – MARCH 6, 2017 – Twelve new AW139 air medical helicopters – all equipped with Donaldson AW139 Inlet Barrier Filters (IBFs) – have entered service in Australia, joining numerous other air operators that already use the advanced filter to keep their aircraft flying at peak performance.

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Feb
20
2017

LEONARDO: PAKISTAN EXPANDS ITS AW139 FLEET WITH NEW ORDERS

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo announced today that the Pakistan Ministry of Defence has placed orders for an undisclosed number of additional AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform utility and transport operations across the nation. Deliveries are expected to start in mid-2017.

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Oct
28
2016

Spectrum Aeromed Equips AW139 for Remote Ornge Base in Moosonee

Posted by jhadmin

(FARGO, ND. —Spectrum Aeromed announced this week that the company’s medical interior was installed on an Augusta Westland AW139 for Ornge, the air ambulance service provider in the Canadian province of Ontario. The helicopter was deployed to a remote base located in Moosonee, Ontario Canada.

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Oct
25
2016

Leonardo-Finmeccanica to support AW139 helicopter training services and establish Authorised Training Centre in Australasia

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that it has signed Agreements with Toll Helicopters of Australia (Toll Group) for the support of their new AgustaWestland AW139 Level D Full Flight Simulator and to establish Toll Helicopters as an Authorised Training Centre for the Australasian region.

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Aug
26
2016

Waypoint Leasing Places AW139 on Lease to Ornge Supporting EMS Operations in Ontario

Posted by jhadmin

26 August 2016 - Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has acquired a pre-owned AW139 in EMS configuration on the open market and placed it on long-term lease to Ornge in support of EMS operations in Ontario, Canada. The aircraft is additional to Waypoint’s current AW139 fleet and order book, and will operate out of Ornge’s Moosonee, Ontario base in support of the company’s EMS operations in the province.

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Aug
05
2016

MECAER AVIATION GROUP VALIDATES ADDITIONAL AW139 FAA STCs

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Irving, TX – Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) announced it has validated additional STCs with the FAA for the AW139 in VIP configuration. Previously the STCs were validated with EASA.

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Aug
04
2016

Waypoint Leasing to Re-Deploy Aircraft from CHC to Operators in Africa and Asia

Posted by jhadmin

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it will place two AW139 helicopters with new customers in Africa and Asia, respectively. The aircraft are currently being returned from CHC and will be re-deployed with the new customers in support of oil and gas operations.

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Aug
04
2016

Leonardo-Finmeccanica: Italian Coast Guard orders two additional AW139 helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, 4 August 2016 – Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today an order for additional two AW139 intermediate twin helicopters by the Italian Coast Guard. This latest contract will increase the customer’s fleet of AW139s to twelve. The AW139s will be used to perform a range of missions including maritime patrol, search and rescue (SAR), and emergency medical services. The latest order also includes options for a further two helicopters.

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Aug
04
2016

Leonardo-Finmeccanica: Pakistan chooses again the AW139 for its transport and EMS requirements

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, 4 August 2016 – Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that the Government of Pakistan has signed a contract for an undisclosed number of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters to be used for transport and EMS missions.

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Jul
25
2016

AgustaWestland AW139's outstanding hot and high altitude performance and mission capabilities showed during recent trials in Pakistan

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that the AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter showed outstanding hot and high altitude performance and mission capabilities during recent trials in Pakistan, reached on a ferry flight from Italy. The trials were conducted in the central desert area of Multan, where temperatures touched 49 °C with the helicopter still being able to take-off at its MTOW, and in the northern areas of the Karakoram Range where the helicopter demonstrated its operational capabilities in hot and high environments.

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May
16
2016

LCI HELICOPTERS DELIVERS FIRST AW139 TO AUSTRALIA’S WESTPAC RESCUE HELICOPTER SERVICE

Posted by jhadmin

Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation leasing arm of the Libra Group, has delivered the first new AW139 helicopter to Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service based in Australia. The aircraft is currently en route and will arrive at Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service’s main base in Newcastle, New South Wales, in June to enable pilots along with rescue and medical crews to begin training.

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Apr
01
2016

Heli-One Poland Receives Federal Aviation Administration Approval for Base Maintenance

Posted by jhadmin

Rzeszow, Poland – Heli-One’s Rzeszow, Poland facility has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) repair station approval. Heli-One Poland’s facility, which opened in 2014, provides base maintenance support for Airbus AS332, H225, and H135 aircraft. In addition, it offers component repairs such as the AW139 exhaust duct. This approval offers U.S.-based operators or U.S.-registered aircraft a new cost-efficient maintenance alternative at a state-of-the-art facility with competitive turnaround times.

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Tags: Airbus AS332 AW139 FAA Federal Aviation Administration H114 H135 Heli-One
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