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Aug
16
2019

Leonardo: AW119Kx VIP helicopter with special 24,000 ft. altitude kit expands Chile’s robust fleet

Posted by jhadmin

Philadelphia, – Leonardo announces the delivery of one AW119Kx VIP helicopter with a 24,000 ft. altitude kit to an undisclosed private customer in Chile. The unique altitude kit provides outstanding performance in the region’s tall Andes mountain peaks. This latest handover adds to over 20 helicopters already in service in the country including the AW119, AW109, AW139 and W-3A Sokol models performing VIP transport, firefighting, law enforcement and utility tasks.

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Feb
21
2019

Portugal’s Air Force takes delivery of first two AW119Kx multirole helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Rome, 20 February 2019 – The Portuguese Air Force has taken delivery of its first two AW119Kx multirole single engine helicopters. The event was celebrated during an official ceremony held at Beja Air Base on February 18 in the presence of dignitaries and representatives from the Portuguese Ministry of Defence (MoD), Air Force and Leonardo. The additional three aircraft that are being assembled at Leonardo’s Philadelphia facility (Pennsylvania, USA), where all AW119s are built, will join the fleet with handover expected to be completed by early 2020.

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Oct
24
2018

Leonardo: Life Flight Network EMS operator exceeds 40K Flight Hours in AW119Kx fleet

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Phoenix, – Leonardo announced today at the Air Medical Transport Conference in Phoenix, Arizona that EMS operator Life Flight Network has logged over 40,000 flight hours with its fleet of 21 Leonardo AW119Kx helicopters.

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Oct
19
2018

PORTUGAL'S AIR FORCE ORDERS FIVE AW119KX MULTIROLE HELICOPTERS

Posted by jhadmin

Leonardo announced today that the Portuguese Ministry of Defence (MoD) has selected the AW119Kx as its new multirole single engine helicopter to meet its future operational requirements. The Portuguese Air Force is set to take delivery of five aircraft with an option for a further two units. Deliveries are to start in late 2018 from Leonardo’s plant in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA), with completion of deliveries by early 2020.

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Feb
28
2018

Leonardo: helicopter fleet grows in Rwanda with delivery of two AW119Kx

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Rome, 28 February 2018 – Leonardo announced today the delivery of two AW119Kx single engine helicopters to Akagera Aviation of Rwanda. The aircraft feature a customized convertible configuration for passenger transport or emergency medical service (EMS) depending on mission requirements. The two AW119Kx add to an AW109 GrandNew and an AW139 already operated by Akagera Aviation for transport and EMS duties in the country since 2010. Rwanda became the first Central African country to introduce into service a dedicated, state-of-the-art EMS helicopter with the delivery of the AW109 GrandNew.

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Feb
08
2018

LEONARDO EXPANDS ITS PRESENCE IN BANGLADESH HELICOPTER MARKET

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Leonardo is expanding its share of the growing Bangladeshi helicopter market with the announcement, during Singapore Air Show, of the upcoming delivery of five helicopters to Bashundhara Airways, comprising three AW109 Trekkers and two AW119Kx. The helicopters will be used for EMS, utility, law-enforcement, surveillance, VIP, corporate & passenger transport applications and are all scheduled to be delivered before the end of 2018 bringing Leonardo’s market share to exceed a 30%.

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Jan
02
2018

LATVIA ORDERS ADDITIONAL HELICOPTERS FOR STATE BORDER GUARD

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Leonardo is pleased to announce that the State Border Guard of Latvia has signed a contract for two AW119Kx single engine helicopters plus option for an additional unit, customised configuration and aircrew/maintenance technician training services. The aircraft will be delivered from the Company’s facility in Philadelphia in 2019 and will perform a wide range of missions including search and rescue (SAR), transport, firefighting and disaster relief; replacing two ageing AB206B JetRangers.

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