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Falcon Aviation to expand its fleet with the Leonardo AW139

Rome, 22 July 2024 – Falcon Aviation Services signs today with Leonardo the introduction of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter into its fleet to support the energy industry (oil and gas). Falcon Aviation has signed the contract during an official ceremony at the Farnborough International Airshow for one AW139 aircraft plus one option. This latest Leer másFalcon Aviation to expand its fleet with the Leonardo AW139[…]

AW139 helicopter arrives at Joint Base Andrews

Story by Senior Airman Matthew John Braman, 316th Wing JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – The Nuclear Emergency Support Team welcomed the arrival of its new AW139 helicopter at Joint Base Andrews, June 17, 2024, enhancing its nuclear emergency response capabilities. As a mission partner at Joint Base Andrews, NEST is a specialized unit under the Leer másAW139 helicopter arrives at Joint Base Andrews[…]

Leonardo AW609 tiltrotor completes aircraft carrier trial campaign

Rome, 26/06/2024 – The Leonardo AW609 tiltrotor programme set another major industry capability milestone after its first successful trial on an aircraft carrier, which was recently conducted with the support of the Marina Militare (Italian Navy). From 3-12 April, the AW609 AC4 aircraft, fully representative of the final production configuration, performed demonstration trials relocating from Leer másLeonardo AW609 tiltrotor completes aircraft carrier trial campaign[…]

Leonardo presents its AW249 Fenice combat helicopter

Rome, 18/06/2024 – The Leonardo AW249 next generation combat helicopter had its international public premiere at Eurosatory (Paris 17-21 June) yesterday, during an official ceremony attended by representatives from industry, Italian Defence and international delegations. The result of the strong collaboration between the Italian Ministry of Defence and Leonardo, the AW249 (designated AH-249A NEES – Leer másLeonardo presents its AW249 Fenice combat helicopter[…]

Greece signs for three AW139 helicopters to emergency response

Rome, 24/05/2024 – The Ministry for Climate Crisis and Civil Protection of Greece is enhancing its emergency response capabilities by introducing three Leonardo AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. Under the recently signed contract, the new aircraft are expected to be delivered in 2026 with two units dedicated to healthcare missions and disaster relief and one Leer másGreece signs for three AW139 helicopters to emergency response[…]

PHI signs for 12 Leonardo AW189 helicopters to energy industry

Rome, 24/05/2024 – Leonardo and PHI Group (PHI) have signed a framework agreement for 12 AW189 helicopters to serve the global energy market starting in 2025. These are composed of firm orders as well as purchase options and include an extensive support partnership featuring a service center agreement, MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) agreement, and Leer másPHI signs for 12 Leonardo AW189 helicopters to energy industry[…]

A Coast Guard MH-60T rescue sailor 185 nm offshore Fort Myers

CLEARWATER, Fla. —  A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue a 72-year-old sailor (male) after his 40-foot sailing vessel took on water 185 nautical miles west of Fort Myers. Friday, March 15, 2024. The Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter and a HC-27J Spartan airplane crews spotted the man, Leer másA Coast Guard MH-60T rescue sailor 185 nm offshore Fort Myers[…]

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