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HM Coastguard operating New AW189 SAR.

HM Coastguard operating New AW189 SAR.

The HM Coastguard search and rescue has started flying the new Leonardo AW189 helicopter for SAR operations. The helicopter will  be operated out of the Lee-On-Solent helicopter base by Bristow on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). Fleet

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Full Ice Protection System certified on AW189

Full Ice Protection System certified on AW189

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the AW189’s Full Ice Protection System (FIPS) allowing the aircraft to operate in full icing conditions when other helicopters would be grounded. The EASA certification comes after three years of flight trials

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Waypoint Leasing places new AW189 on lease to Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company

Waypoint Leasing places new AW189 on lease to Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company

Waypoint Leasing has closed a lease agreement with Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (“VHC”), for one AW189 helicopter, which will support Premier Oil offshore operations from Vung Tau, Vietnam. Philip Stransky, vice president,

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AW189 fleet passes 10,000 flight hour landmark

AW189 fleet passes 10,000 flight hour landmark

Finmeccanica has this week announced that the fleet of 26 AgustaWestland AW189 helicopters has exceeded 10,000 flight hours. This milestone has been achieved less than two years after the first aircraft delivery, and the model is in service with customers in UK,

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Singapore – Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia orders two AW189s

Singapore – Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia orders two AW189s

Finmeccanica Helicopters has announced an order by TPG Aeronautik of Malaysia for two AW189s. The helicopters will be operated by the Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat Malaysia) for firefighting, search and rescue and disaster relief

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LCI signs agreement with CMIFL

LCI signs agreement with CMIFL

LCI has signed a cooperation agreement with CM International Financial Leasing Corp., Ltd (CMIFL). CMIFL, which launched leasing activities in June 2015, and has placed a large order for light Airbus Helicopters, will be utilising LCI’s global network and proven

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Waypoint Leasing orders 18 AgustaWestland helicopters

Waypoint Leasing orders 18 AgustaWestland helicopters

Waypoint Leasing has placed an order with AgustaWestland for 18 helicopters. The aircraft, A MIXTURE OF AW169, AW139 and AW189 types, are expected to be delivered from 2016 through 2019 and will operate across a range of missions, including EMS,

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Bel Air AW189 exceeds 2,000 hours

Bel Air AW189 exceeds 2,000 hours

A Bel Air AgustaWestland AW189s has reached the 2,000 flight hour milestone. The company’s second AW189i has recently reached 1,000 hours. ALSO READ: First AW189s enter service in UAE The first helicopter exceeded 600 flight hours in June, becoming the

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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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First AW189s enter service in UAE

First AW189s enter service in UAE

Falcon Aviation Services has taken delivery of the first two AgustaWestland AW189 helicopters in the UAE. The aircraft will be operated in support of the offshore oil & gas industry. The delivery was marked by a ceremony at the Marina

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