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Milestone VP joins Sloane Helicopters as Sales and Marketing Director

Milestone VP joins Sloane Helicopters as Sales and Marketing Director

John Parnell, VP North Europe & Canada with Milestone Aviation Group, has started a new role as Sales and Marketing Director at Sloane Helicopters. Before Milestone, Parnell worked for over six years with Finmeccanica helicopters, culminating with a role as

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AgustaWestland becomes part of Finmeccanica-Helicopters

AgustaWestland becomes part of Finmeccanica-Helicopters

Finmeccanica, the leading Italian Industrial group operating in the high-technology marketplace will become a single entity from January 2016. This “One Company” concept was launched by Mauro Moretti, CEO and general manager in June 2014. Finmeccanica will have a new

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Prototype AW609 crash kills two

Prototype AW609 crash kills two

One of the prototype AgustaWestland AW609 tiltroters has crashed in Italy, killing the two pilots. The aircraft came down during a regular test flight at Santhia, Vercelli province, Italy. The Italian air-accident investigation agency (ANSV) say that is the second

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Yunnan Police orders a AW139

Yunnan Police orders a AW139

The Yunnan Provincial Police Department has placed an order for one AW139 helicopter. The aircraft will be used for law enforcement, border patrol, special operations, and utility missions in the region. The helicopter is expected to enter service in 2016.

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AgustaWestland sells a GrandNew in Brazil

AgustaWestland sells a GrandNew in Brazil

AgustaWestland has sold a GrandNew helicopter to Cristalia in Brazil. The company is displaying a GrandNew at LABACE 2015 in Brazil. Nearly 150 helicopters in AgustaWestland’s light-twin range, including the GrandNew, Grand, and Power, are in operation in Brazil, making

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JSSI launches Tip-to-Tail program for AW139

JSSI launches Tip-to-Tail program for AW139

Jet Support Services (JSSI) launches its Tip-to-Tail program coverage for the AgustaWestland AW139. The company first introduced its Tip-to-Tail hourly cost maintenance program in 1997 by adding Airframe and APU coverage to its legacy engine programs. “By adding the AW139

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RN-Aircraft signs for ten AW189 helicopters

RN-Aircraft signs for ten AW189 helicopters

RN-Aircraft, a subsidiary of oil company Rosneft, has ordered ten AgustaWestland AW189 helicopters. The deal is valued at $173.24 million. Deliveries are due to begin later in 2015, with the last aircraft scheduled to deliver in 2017. ALSO SEE: AugustaWestland to

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AW169 gains EASA certification

AW169 gains EASA certification

The AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter was issued with a type certificate by EASA on 15 July 2015. ALSO READ: Starspeed signs for another AW169 Now that the AW169 has been granted its type certificate the company can commence deliveries to customers.

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AgustaWestland celebrates its centenary at Yeovil

AgustaWestland celebrates its centenary at Yeovil

AgustaWestland has celebrated the centenary of the formation of the Westland Aircraft Works in Yeovil. In April 1915 the Petter brothers made the decision to offer their company’s manufacturing resources to the Government to help the war effort. The Admiralty

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Canadian operator Fig Air orders an AW169

Canadian operator Fig Air orders an AW169

Toronto-based VIP and corporate charter service operator Fig Air has ordered a AW169 ALSO READ: Starspeed signs another AW169 contract Fig Air currently operates an AW109 Grand and is upgrading to the AW169 to serve their Toronto to New York

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