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+26 Leonardo TH-73A Thrasher helicopters for Navy AHTS

Rome, 24/12/2022 – Leonardo welcomes the announcement made by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to award AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp. a 110.5 million USD firm-fixed price modification to the previously awarded contract for the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Helicopter Training System with the Leonardo TH-73A Thrasher aircraft. This modification exercises an option for the production and Leer más+26 Leonardo TH-73A Thrasher helicopters for Navy AHTS[…]

Atlanta Police purchase two MD530F and will upgrade an MD500E

Mesa, Arizona, December 12, 2022 — MD Helicopters, LLC (MDH) is pleased to announce the Atlanta Police Department has signed a USD$10 million purchase agreement for two MD530F helicopters, and additionally an agreement to the upgrade of one of its MD500E to the MD530F standard through MDH’s FAA-approved E-to-F conversion program. “The purchase of two Leer másAtlanta Police purchase two MD530F and will upgrade an MD500E[…]

Coast Guard MH-65 rescue man from plane crash, Savannah

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue survivor from plane crash into the marsh next to the Medway River in Savannah, yesterday Saturday. The MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter (SRR) aircrew transferred the man to Hunter Army Airfield with no medical concerns. A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air Leer másCoast Guard MH-65 rescue man from plane crash, Savannah[…]

Leonardo performs maiden flight of first production AW609 tiltrotor

Philadelphia, 19 October 2022 – The world’s first multirole tiltrotor programme, designed to redefine a range of commercial and public services, set a major milestone with the maiden flight of the first Leonardo AW609 production aircraft. This aircraft, produced by Leonardo Helicopters division, introduces unprecedented capabilities under a dedicated ‘powered lift category’ civil certification now Leer másLeonardo performs maiden flight of first production AW609 tiltrotor[…]

USAAAD UH-60L aircrew conducts rescue near Gilbert Peak

Story by Capt. Kyle Abraham / 16th Combat Aviation Brigade YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, Wash. – A UH-60L aircrew assigned to the US Army Air Ambulance Detachment – Yakima (USAAAD), 2-158 Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade performed a rescue (aeromedical evacuation) of a civilian near Gilbert Peak, Wash. on Sept. 21, 2022. The mission Leer másUSAAAD UH-60L aircrew conducts rescue near Gilbert Peak[…]

Leonardo and Boeing deliver first four MH-139A to US Air Force

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2022 — Leonardo and Boeing deliver the first four MH-139A Grey Wolf test helicopters to the US Air Force as the service looks to replace its UH-1N aging fleet. The Boeing MH-139A Grey Wolf is a multi-mission helicopter, based on Leonardo’s proven dual-use AW139 Intermedium-class helicopter, designed to protect intercontinental ballistic missiles Leer másLeonardo and Boeing deliver first four MH-139A to US Air Force[…]

MD Helicopters MD500E «slimline» glass cockpit

Mesa, Ariz. — MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification to install a new “slimline” advanced glass cockpit that modernizes the MD500E platform for increased visibility and field of view. The slimline cockpit is now standard in all new MD500E aircraft and includes four inches of additional visibility on both sides Leer másMD Helicopters MD500E «slimline» glass cockpit[…]

MD Helicopters delivers MD530F conversion to HLH Aviation

Mesa, Ariz., May 24, 2022 — MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces it delivered an FAA-certified MD500E to MD530F model aircraft conversion to HLH Aviation this month. This is part of MDHI’s successful FAA-approved E-to-F conversion program. “The E-to-F conversion program provides an affordable option for MD500E helicopter operators to boost power, capabilities, and maximum gross Leer másMD Helicopters delivers MD530F conversion to HLH Aviation[…]

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