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Ex-Leonardo executives cleared from appearing in Indian court

Ex-Leonardo executives cleared from appearing in Indian court

An on-going legal battle has resurfaced concerning two of the company’s former executives. The company’s former CEO Giuseppe Orsi and the former head of AgustaWestland Helicopters Bruno Spagnolini were caught up in an alleged corruption case that stems from a €560

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Helicopter shipments up for Q1

Helicopter shipments up for Q1

Helicopter shipments are back up for the first quarter of 2018 after last year’s deliveries slump. The number of helicopters sent for delivery so far this year is the highest since 2014, reaching 219 total shipments. This is a 17.1%

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Czech MoD opens helicopter tender

Czech MoD opens helicopter tender

The Czech Republic has issued a tender for 12 multi-purpose helicopters. Defence Minister Karla Slechtova announced on Twitter that the his ministry is looking for 12 multipurpose helicopters from more than one supplier. The Czech MoD is seeking to expand

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Leonardo nets first AW109 sales in Chile

Leonardo nets first AW109 sales in Chile

Leonardo has secured two orders for AW109-family helicopters with separate private operators. One of the unnamed customers will receive a VIP outfitted AW119Kx and the other a AW109 Trekker for utility operations. Both helicopters are scheduled for delivery by early

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Airbus to roll out more Lakotas

Airbus to roll out more Lakotas

Airbus will finally start delivering on a 16 UH-72A Lakota order with the US Army after rival manufacturer Leonardo dropped a lawsuit that had delayed the order for two years in February. The French manufacturer signed the $116 million contract

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An updated guide to the four major helicopter manufacturers

An updated guide to the four major helicopter manufacturers

A quick look at the four major Helicopter manufacturers that Helicopter Investor covers.   Airbus Helicopters Headquarters: Marseille Provence Airport Head of company: Guillaume Faury Airbus Helicopters is the biggest single operator in the global civil-helicopter market. The French manufacturer holds 50%

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Leonardo orders dropped in 2017

Leonardo orders dropped in 2017

Leonardo’s trading results were down across the board in 2017. And more of the same is expected in 2018. The value of new helicopter orders Leonardo signed in 2017 was down to €3.15 billion from the €3.74 billion it netted

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Leonardo and Airbus secure €3 billion NHI order with Qatar

Leonardo and Airbus secure €3 billion NHI order with Qatar

Leonardo and Airbus have both played a role in securing a €3 billion order with the Qatar defence ministry for 28 NHI NH90 helicopters. The two manufacturers own a majority stake in NHI Helicopters, along with Fokker. Leonardo owns 32%

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Heli Expo 2018: Order round-up

Heli Expo 2018: Order round-up

The whole concept of orders being announced at airshows is ridiculous. Any multiple order involves hours of negotiations and pouring over contracts. Customers have not just popped into the booth and signed a piece of paper. But whilst they do

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Leonardo introduces new training and flight operations services

Leonardo introduces new training and flight operations services

At Heli-Expo Leonardo is announcing a range of both new and further enhanced training and flight operation services aimed at a continued increase of safety, missions effectiveness and customer service quality. Leveraging its well established capability for the design of

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