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AW169 receives FAA validation

AW169 receives FAA validation

The AgustaWestland AW169 has been validated by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of its certification. Deliveries of the helicopter begin in the USA this year. The new generation light intermediate twin-engine helicopter was designed in response to the growing

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Falcon Aviation showcases AW169 for oil & gas in Abu Dhabi

Falcon Aviation showcases AW169 for oil & gas in Abu Dhabi

Falcon Aviation recently presented the world’s first offshore-configured new generation AW169 helicopter to the Oil & Gas community in Abu Dhabi. “Falcon Aviation and TOTAL ABK are complying with the safety standards of the oil and gas industry.” His Highness

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Sloane Helicopters gains Part 145 maintenance on AW169

Sloane Helicopters gains Part 145 maintenance on AW169

Sloane Helicopters has been awarded its EASA Part 145 maintenance approval for the Leonardo AW169 helicopter line and base maintenance. The company is scheduled to maintain its first AW169 VIP helicopter in early December. Sloane provides bespoke maintenance packages including

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EASA awards AW169 maximum gross weight increase certification

EASA awards AW169 maximum gross weight increase certification

EASA has certificated an increased maximum gross weight (MGW) kit for the AgustaWestland AW169. The MGW will be increased by 200 kg (441 lb), giving a 100 nm range extension. Existing customers will be able to retrofit the 4.8 tonne

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica logs five Brazilian corporate AW169 orders

Leonardo-Finmeccanica logs five Brazilian corporate AW169 orders

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has recieved five firm orders for AgustaWestland AW169 helicopters by different Brazilian corporate and private customers. Of the more than 150 agreements signed for the AW169 to date, including firm orders, framework contracts, and options, over 20 of them

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Elitaliana recieve first AW169 from LCI

Elitaliana recieve first AW169 from LCI

Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation leasing arm of the Libra Group, has delivered the first Leonardo AW169 helicopter to Elitaliana SpA. It will be used to support Elitaliana’s emergency medical services (EMS) and search and rescue (SAR) operations in

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Leonardo sells helicopters in South America

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has recently sold five helicopters to three customers in South America. The sales include one AgustaWestland AW169 and two GrandNew helicopters to corporate customers in Argentina, and another two GrandNew helicopters to a corporate customer in Venezuela. All five

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AgustaWestland delivers first UK AW169

AgustaWestland delivers first UK AW169

AgustaWestland has delivered the first of six AW169 helicopters ordered by the UK’s Specialist Aviation Services (SAS). The aircraft, serial 69014, stopped in Grenoble and Vatry in France on its way to Redhill. It will be operated by the Kent,

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Swiss Air-Rescue Rega orders AW helicopters

Swiss Air-Rescue Rega orders AW helicopters

Swiss Air-Rescue Rega has placed an order for three AW169 and one GrandNew light twin-engine helicopters. The new acquisitions will join the existing fleet that includes of a GrandNew and nine single-pilot configured Da Vinci helicopters. The aircraft will perform

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Falcon Aviation Services to operate first offshore AW169 in the Middle East

Falcon Aviation Services to operate first offshore AW169 in the Middle East

Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi will operate the first offshore configured AgustaWestland AW169 in the Middle East. The first aircraft will be delivered in 2016 and the second will be delivered as an executive fitted AW169. FAS already

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