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Mar
13
2019

AW109 Trekker FAA Certification opens US market to the newest and most capable light twin helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, 13 March 2019 – The AW109 Trekker light twin engine helicopter has been issued with type certification by FAA, allowing the newest and most capable aircraft in its category to enter the US market. The fastest light twin for quick law enforcement and rescue intervention and the only featuring a cabin allowing full patient body accessibility from head to toes for EMS, the AW109 Trekker is ideally positioned to capture opportunities in North America, the largest EMS market for light twins with many in-service fleets needing replacement. Previous variants of the AW109s have proven extremely popular in North America for VIP, Emergency Medical Service, utility and homeland security roles.

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Tags: AW109 Leonardo
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Sep
04
2018

Leonardo presents the AW109 Trekker - the Special Forces Helicopter for Australia’s Land 2097 Ph 4 - Special Operations Rotary Wing Capability

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, 4 September 2018 – Leonardo is presenting the AW109 Trekker at Land Forces 2018 as a fully commercial, off the shelf solution to the Australian Defence Force needs for Land 2097, Phase 4 Special Operations Rotary Wing Capability. The AW109 Trekker is readily deployable by C17 transport aircraft, requiring less than 30 minutes preparation for embarkation on the C17.

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Tags: AW109 Leonardo
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
15
2018

ICON Aviation appointed an official distributor for the AW109 Trekker in Brazil

Posted by jhadmin

São Paolo, Brazil – Leonardo announced today that ICON Aviation has been appointed an official distributor for the AW109 Trekker light twin engine helicopter in Brazil. The announcement was made during an official ceremony at LABACE exhibition. The distribution agreement, which follows established charter services provided by ICON Aviation in the country with other AW109 variants and the AW139 type, could possibly be extended to additional models. With five main bases in Brazil, ICON Aviation is a prime national player for business aircraft and helicopter sales and services.

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Tags: AW109 ICON Aviation Leonardo
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Jul
19
2018

LEONARDO: AW109 GRANDNEW LIGHT TWIN ENTERS IRISH VIP MARKET

Posted by jhadmin

Farnborough, - Leonardo and official distributor in UK Sloane Helicopters (Sloane) announced today that QME Mining Equipment Ltd (QME) of Ireland, a leading company in the supply of complete solutions to the Mining and Tunnelling industries worldwide, has signed a contract for an AW109 GrandNew helicopter. The aircraft will be used to perform VIP/corporate transport operations with delivery expected in early 2019. The announcement was made during an official ceremony held at Farnborough International Airshow today.

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Tags: AW109 Farnborough International Airshow Leonardo QME Mining Equipment UK Sloane Helicopters
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Jan
09
2018

AMS Heli Design Introduces New Lightweight EMS Interior System for Leonardo AW109/AW119 Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Denison, TX: AMS Heli Design, LLC is proud to announce receipt of a FAA Supplementary Type Certificate (STC) for a new lightweight, quickly removable emergency medical services Advanced Life Support System (ALSS) interior for Leonardo AW119 and AW109 helicopters.

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Tags: ALSS AMS Heli Design AW109 AW119 STC
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