NYPD AW119s achieve milestone

AgustaWestland AW119AgustaWestland has announced
that the
AW119 helicopter fleet operated by the New York Police Department is the
worldwide law enforcement fleet leader, having achieved over 20,000 flying
hours on the fleet and more than 6,000 on their fleet leader. New York Police
Department is among the largest US
law enforcement operators with four AW119 helicopters in service. New York
Police Department’s first AW119 entered service in 2004.

Giovanni
Cecchelli, vice president of customer support for AgustaWestland Philadelphia,
said, “AgustaWestland is proud of
our relationship with the New York Police Department. The customer support that
AgustaWestland provides to the New York Police Department is critically
important.  AgustaWestland is honored to
play its part in helping this customer maintain a high level of service to the
citizens of New York.”

During a presentation that
AgustaWestland made to the New York Police Department recognising their recent
achievement, a representative from the Aviation Unit remarked that “We are
pleased to accept this recognition from AgustaWestland on achieving 20,000
flight hours on our four AW119s since their introduction to service in 2004.”

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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