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AgustaWestland signs contracts for AW119Ke and Grand helicopters in Chile

AgustaWestland signs contracts for AW119Ke and Grand helicopters in Chile

Source: AgustaWestland, 22-Jul-10

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica Company, is pleased to announce that it has sold one AW119Ke single engine and one Grand light twin helicopter in Chile. These two contracts mark the entrance of the AW119Ke and the Grand into the Chilean helicopter market. Both the AW119Ke and Grand will be used by private customers for corporate transport […]

AgustaWestland AW119Ke obtains Russian civil certification

AgustaWestland AW119Ke obtains Russian civil certification

Source: AgustaWestland, 22-Jul-10

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the AW119Ke single engine helicopter has been awarded civil certification in Russia. This adds to the civil certification already received for the AW109 Power and the Grand light twin models in Russia. Orders for nine AW119Ke helicopters have been placed by Russian customers so far and significant further opportunities […]

Korea National Police Agency takes delivery of an AW119Ke

Korea National Police Agency takes delivery of an AW119Ke

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jul-10

AgustaWestland and UI International (UII) are pleased to announce that the Korea National Police Agency (KNPA) has recently taken delivery of an AW119Ke single engine helicopter. The aircraft will perform law enforcement duties. The contract was signed in August 2009 by the Korean Public Procurement Services in order to support an on-going programme to modernize […]

AgustaWestland’s 24×7 Fleet Operations Centre now fully operational

AgustaWestland’s 24×7 Fleet Operations Centre now fully operational

Source: AgustaWestland, 19-Jul-10

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce its new Fleet Operations Centre is now fully operational. The centre forms an important part of AgustaWestland’s ongoing investment to deliver ever improving levels of support to its customers around the world. The new centre is collocated with the AgustaWestland Logistics Centre at the Avioport Logistic Park, […]

AFS adds TC certification for AW119KT barrier filter

AFS adds TC certification for AW119KT barrier filter

Source: Donaldson Company, 07-Jul-10

Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. (AFS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) and a division of the Aerospace & Defense group, has received an amendment to its current Transport Canada (TC) Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the AgustaWestland AW119 to include the new Ke model. The approval clears the […]

Dart Announces EASA Approval of AW119 Bearpaws

Dart Announces EASA Approval of AW119 Bearpaws

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 19-May-10

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received EASA approval for their Bearpaw Kit for the A119/AW119MK1 helicopters. For as long as helicopters have been in operation soft terrain landings have created problems for pilots.  Without Bearpaws, helicopters experience balancing problems when landing or taking off in […]

Dart announces TC Approval of Round-I-Beam Skidtubeâ„¢ for AW119

Dart announces TC Approval of Round-I-Beam Skidtubeâ„¢ for AW119

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 14-May-10

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Transport Canada approval of the Standard and Float Round-I-Beamâ„¢ Skidtubes for the Agusta Westland A119 / AW119MKII aircraft.  FAA approval has been previously received and EASA approval is pending. DART created the Round-I-Beamâ„¢ Skidtube because conventional skidtubes are under-designed […]

Profile: NYPD Aviation Unit

Profile: NYPD Aviation Unit

Source: Wall Street Journal, 12-May-10

Profile by a WSJ journalist who flew with a female NYPD pilot and a photographer who had his own [seemingly misguided] opinion about helicopters!

Libya’s LIATEC Opens Its New Abou Aisha Facility

Libya’s LIATEC Opens Its New Abou Aisha Facility

Source: AgustaWestland, 28-Apr-10

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that an official opening ceremony was held today for the grand opening of LIATEC’s (Libyan Italian Advanced Technology Company) new facility at Abou Aisha airport, 60 km South of Tripoli. LIATEC is a Joint Stock Company incorporated in Libya and established through an agreement signed in January […]

AgustaWestland adds another three in Japan

AgustaWestland adds another three in Japan

Source: AgustaWestland, 27-Apr-10

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, has delivered three new helicopters to customers in Japan in recent weeks highlighting its continued growth in this important market. The three new helicopters include the first AW119 Ke to be delivered in Japan and examples of the AW109 Power and AW139. The first AW119Ke 8-place single engine helicopter was ordered […]

Dart Announces TC Approval of A119 Vertical Reference Bubble Window

Dart Announces TC Approval of A119 Vertical Reference Bubble Window

Source: DART Helicopter Services, 21-Apr-10

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received Transport Canada approval for their Vertical Reference Bubble Window and Replacement Crew Door Flat Window for the AW119MKII. FAA approval has been previously received.  EASA certification is currently pending. Installation of these kits involves removing the existing OEM window […]

Mexico: Jet Rescue´s New Helicopter Emergency Medical Service

Mexico: Jet Rescue´s New Helicopter Emergency Medical Service

Source: Jet Rescue, 14-Apr-10

Jet Rescue Air Ambulance is proud to announce the opening of a new business unit based in Mexico City. The “Critical Air” business unit offers emergency evacuation by means of its A-119 Koala air ambulance helicopter. Quick response teams are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in most weather conditions to ensure […]

Aero Dynamix awarded FAA STC for AW119 NVG system

Aero Dynamix awarded FAA STC for AW119 NVG system

Source: Aero Dynamix, 26-Mar-10

Aero Dynamix, Inc, (ADI) has been awarded STC approval by the FAA for the installation of a Night Vision Lighting System in an AgustaWestland AW119 MKII Helicopter for AgustaWestland.  The aircraft, modified by AgustaWestland located in Philadelphia PA, was outfitted with NVG compatible lighting to provide safety enhancements for night flight operations.  STC SR09519RC for […]

AgustaWestland summoned to explain AW119 crash which injured Ugandan President

AgustaWestland summoned to explain AW119 crash which injured Ugandan President

Source: Daily Monitor, 10-Mar-10

HeliHub.com accident report – click here 07-Mar-10 5X-MAC AgustaWestland AW119 Bugiri, Uganda

Sharp Ocean Signs Contract For Two Grand New And One AW119Ke

Sharp Ocean Signs Contract For Two Grand New And One AW119Ke

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Mar-10

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that its authorized distributor Sharp Ocean has signed a contract for two Grand New light twin helicopters and one AW119Ke single engine helicopter. The aircraft will be delivered to Indian private customers and used to perform VIP transport missions. This purchase marks the entrance of the Grand […]

Agusta A119 Koala External ITT & Torque Indicator System

Agusta A119 Koala External ITT & Torque Indicator System

Source: Aero-Dyne Repair Services, 25-Feb-10

Aero-Dyne Repair Services Ltd. has received a Supplemental Type Certificate for the installation of an External ITT & Torque Indicating System for the Agusta A119 Koala. The addition of this system on aircraft being utilized for long-line, hoisting and sling rescue will lower pilot workload and enhance safety by allowing the pilot to view ITT […]

AgustaWestland And Grupo INAER Sign MoU For Training Services

AgustaWestland And Grupo INAER Sign MoU For Training Services

Source: AgustaWestland, 24-Feb-10

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica Company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Grupo INAER of Spain for the provision of training services for its AgustaWestland light twin and medium twin models fleet. INAER helicopter fleet boasts a large number of AgustaWestland models including more than 40 units of single […]

Spain’s FAASA Group Takes Delivery Of Four AW119Ke Helicopters

Spain’s FAASA Group Takes Delivery Of Four AW119Ke Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 24-Feb-10

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica Company, is pleased to announce that FAASA Group of Spain has taken delivery of an additional four AW119Ke single engine helicopters for fire-fighting missions. The handover brings the number of AW119Kes in service with this operator to twenty units making FAASA Group one of the largest operators of this model in the […]

Esperia Aviation Services Signs Contract For Four AgustaWestland Helicopters

Esperia Aviation Services Signs Contract For Four AgustaWestland Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 22-Feb-10

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Esperia Aviation Services S.p.A. of Italy has signed a contract for four helicopters including two AW119Ke single engines, one Grand light twin and one AW139 medium twin. These aircraft will be used for passenger transport purposes in the country operating from its headquarters based at Rome’s […]

Finnish Border Guard Orders An AW119Ke Helicopter

Finnish Border Guard Orders An AW119Ke Helicopter

Source: AgustaWestland, 25-Jan-10

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Finnish Border Guard has ordered a fourth AW119Ke single engine helicopter. The Finnish Border Guard chose the AW119Ke in 2008 to sustain its fleet modernization and enhancement programme. All four helicopters will be used to perform various tasks including border patrol, special operations and fire […]

United Rotorcraft Solutions Awarded Customizing Contract for Four Helicopters by Cannon Aviation Group

Source: Vertical, 17-Nov-09

United Rotorcraft Solutions (URS) has been awarded a contract by Cannon Aviation Group to customize an Agusta A119, two Bell 407’s and a Eurocopter EC130.  Cannon has configured these helicopters to meet their customers’ requirements. The aircraft began arriving at the URS facility this week with delivery expected by mid-February.

Dart Announces JCAB Approval of Apical’s Emergency Float Kits for the AW119MKII in Japan

Source: RotorNews, 06-Nov-09

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received JCAB Approval of their Emergency Float Kits for the AW119MKII in Japan. FAA, Transport Canada and EASA approvals have been previously received.

Life Star Of Kansas Orders An AW119Ke

Life Star Of Kansas Orders An AW119Ke

Source: AgustaWestland, 28-Oct-09

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Life Star of Kansas has signed for an AW119Ke helicopter during a ceremony at the Air Medical Transport Conference in San Jose, California

Dart Announces FAA Approval of Round-I-Beam Skidtube for the AW119

Dart Announces FAA Approval of Round-I-Beam Skidtube for the AW119

Source: Vertical, 09-Sep-09

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received FAA certification of the Standard and Float Round-I-Beamâ„¢ Skidtubes for the Agusta Westland A119 / AW119MKII aircraft. Transport Canada and EASA approvals are pending.

Korea National Police Agency Order An AW119Ke

Source: AgustaWestland, 28-Aug-09

AgustaWestland and UI International (UII) are pleased to announce they have been awarded a contract by the Korean Public Procurement Services to supply the Korea National Police Agency (KNPA) with one AW119Ke law enforcement helicopter as part of an on-going programme to modernise the Police helicopter fleet

EMS AW119 is one of the attractions at LABACE 2009

Source: Aviacao Brazil, 14-Aug-09

A helicopter with aero configuration for transport will be one of the major attractions of the AgustaWestland LABACE in 2009, the most important fair of the sector of business aviation executive in Latin America.

TriState CareFlight accepts eighth AW119

Source: AgustaWestland, 17-Jul-09

Assistencia Medica Internacional takes delivery of AW109 and AW119

Source: AgustaWestland, 17-Jul-09

Kaigai Aviotech Corporation Orders One AW119Ke

Source: AgustaWestland, 19-Jun-09

TransCanada Orders Three AW119 Ke Helicopters

TransCanada Orders Three AW119 Ke Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 18-Jun-09

TransCanada’s ANR Pipeline Company, has ordered a total of three AW119s plus options to support offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico

Susi Air Orders an AW119Ke and a Grand

Source: AgustaWestland, 16-Jun-09

Dart Announces EASA Approval of Cargo Mirror for the AW119

Source: Dart, 10-Jun-09

Dart Helicopter Services Announces Brazilian Approval of AW119 Heli-Access-Step

Source: Dart, 27-May-09

TriState CareFlight signs A119 contract with Montrose Memorial Hospital

Source: http://www.montrosepress.com/articles/2009/04/29/news/doc49f7dd2e6e72e740654338.txt, 04-May-09

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Corporate AgustaWestland AW119 in Hungary

Source: Airliners.net, 07-Apr-09

AMIL Takes Delivery Of One AW119 Ke And One AW109 Power

Source: AgustaWestland, 25-Feb-09

Eolo Plus Takes Delivery Of A Second AW119 Ke

Source: AgustaWestland, 25-Feb-09

FAASA Aviación Appointed an Authorised Service Station For The AW119 Helicopter in Spain

Source: AgustaWestland, 23-Feb-09

Aero Dynamix, Inc. Earns Another Helicopter Multi Ship STC for NVG Lighting Modifications

Source: Rotorhub, 19-Feb-09

First AW119 expected to roll off new Indian production line in 2011

First AW119 expected to roll off new Indian production line in 2011

Source: AgustaWestland, 12-Feb-09

AgustaWestland and Indian conglomerate Tata announce the signature of an MoU for the formation of an Indian joint venture company which will establish a final assembly line for the AW119 helicopter in India.

Russian Customer Takes Delivery Of The First AW119 Ke Helicopter With Versace Designed Interior

Source: AgustaWestland, 18-Sep-08

Russian Customer Takes Delivery Of The First AW119 Ke Helicopter With Versace Designed Interior

Uganda Police AW119 Achieves Mission Readiness

Source: AgustaWestland, 17-Sep-08

Uganda Police AW119 Achieves Mission Readiness

Kaigai Aviotech Corporation To Establish Spare Parts Centre For AgustaWestland Helicopters In Japan

Source: AgustaWestland, 16-Jul-08

Kaigai Aviotech Corporation To Establish Spare Parts Centre For AgustaWestland Helicopters In Japan

Top-Of-The-Range AW119 Ke Enters Service

Source: AgustaWestland, 14-Jul-08

Top-Of-The-Range AW119 Ke Enters Service

Finnish Border Guard Orders Three AW119 Ke Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 06-Jun-08

Finnish Border Guard Orders Three AW119 Ke Helicopters

Aerolíneas Ejecutivas Signs A Contract For Fifteen AgustaWestland Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 28-Feb-08

Aerolíneas Ejecutivas Signs A Contract For Fifteen AgustaWestland Helicopters

Heliflite Signs A Contract For Eleven AgustaWestland Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 26-Feb-08

Heliflite Signs A Contract For Eleven AgustaWestland Helicopters

Kaan Havacilik Orders Six AgustaWestland Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 26-Feb-08

Kaan Havacilik Orders Six AgustaWestland Helicopters

Sharp Ocean Orders Five AgustaWestland Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 26-Feb-08

Sharp Ocean Orders Five AgustaWestland Helicopters

Kaigai Aviotech Corporation Orders One AW119 Ke And One AW109 Power

Source: AgustaWestland, 25-Feb-08

Kaigai Aviotech Corporation Orders One AW119 Ke And One AW109 Power

Sloane Helicopters Ltd Signs A Contract For Thirteen AgustaWestland Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 25-Feb-08

Sloane Helicopters Ltd Signs A Contract For Thirteen AgustaWestland Helicopters

Grupo INAER Committed To Order Eighteen AgustaWestland Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 25-Feb-08

Grupo INAER Committed To Order Eighteen AgustaWestland Helicopters

King Express Group Ltd Orders AW119 Ke, AW109 Power And Grand Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 24-Feb-08

King Express Group Ltd Orders AW119 Ke, AW109 Power And Grand Helicopters