DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their affiliated partner, DART Aerospace Ltd., has received EASA approval for their Vertical Reference Bubble Window and Replacement Crew Door Flat Window for the A119/AW119MKII.Â Transport Canada and FAA approvals have been previously received. Replacement Window Kits, bubble or flat, require no permanent modification to the crew… Read more »
Ratan Tata, head of the Tata group, is set to be the chairman of the countryâ€™s first private helicopter assembly line, Indian Rotorcraft Ltd.Â The firm is a joint venture (JV) between holding company Tata Sons Ltd and Italy-based Finmeccanica SpAâ€™s helicopter unitÂ AgustaWestland. The Tata group has a 74% stake.
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce its new Fleet Operations Centre is now fully operational. The centre forms an important part of AgustaWestlandâ€™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,… Read more »
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… Read more »
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.Â Without Bearpaws, helicopters experience balancing problems when landing or taking off in… Read more »
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.Â FAA approval has been previously received and EASA approval is pending. DART created the Round-I-Beamâ„¢ Skidtube because conventional skidtubes are under-designed… Read more »
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that an official opening ceremony was held today for the grand opening of LIATECâ€™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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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.Â EASA certification is currently pending. Installation of these kits involves removing the existing OEM window… Read more »
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… Read more »
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.Â The aircraft, modified by AgustaWestland located in Philadelphia PA, was outfitted with NVG compatible lighting to provide safety enhancements for night flight operations.Â STC SR09519RC for… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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 Romeâ€™s… Read more »
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… Read more »
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.Â 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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.