AW169 gains EASA certification

The AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter was issued with a type certificate by EASA on 15 July 2015.

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Now that the AW169 has been granted its type certificate the company can commence deliveries to customers.

More than 150 AW169 helicopters have been ordered by customers around the world to date, including framework contracts and options, for a wide range of applications including executive/corporate transport, air ambulance, law enforcement, offshore transport and utility roles.

AgustaWestland released a short video of the AW169 maiden flight:

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