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Oct
16
2018

Leonardo: Specialist Aviation Services ranked ‘Excellent’ Service Centre for the AW169 and AW139 helicopters in UK and Ireland

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, 16 October 2018 - Leonardo announced today, during an official ceremony held at Helitech in Amsterdam, that Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) has been appointed an Excellent Service Centre for the AW169 light intermediate and AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters in UK and Ireland.

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Sep
25
2018

U.S. AIR FORCE SELECTS THE MH-139 BASED ON THE WORLD-CLASS LEONARDO AW139 HELICOPTER FOR INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILE PROTECTION AND GOVERNMENT AND SECURITY FORCES TRANSPORT MISSIONS

Posted by jhadmin

The United States Air Force (USAF) today selected the MH-139, based on the Leonardo AW139 and offered by Boeing as prime contractor, to replace its fleet of UH-1N “Huey” helicopters. The programme awarded today is valued at $2.4 billion for up to 84 helicopters, training devices and associated support equipment. With initial operational capability expected by 2021, the aircraft will take over the role of protecting the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) bases and the transportation of U.S. government and security forces.

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Jul
31
2018

United Rotorcraft receives EASA STC for AW169 / AW139

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: AW139 AW169 EASA EMS STC United Rotorcraft
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Jul
19
2018

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: AW139 AW169 Farnborough International Airshow Leonardo Magpas Air Ambulance Specialist Aviation Services
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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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Tags: AB139 ASU Augusta Westland Aviation Specialties Unlimited AW139 European Aviation Safety Agency
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Jul
06
2018

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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: AW139 AW169 Leonardo Mitsui Bussan Aerospace
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