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Air Forces Malta Receives Third AW139

Air Forces Malta Receives Third AW139

Malta’s Armed Forced recently received their third new Augusta Bell AW139. The helicopter, priced at €13 million, was partially paid for by the European Union and the three helicopters now serve as the backbone of the Air Wing’s squadron, reports Times of Malta. The AW139 is equipped to be used as an air ambulance, maritime… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 04-Jan-17

Air ambulance service inaugurated in Gozo with Bell 412

Air ambulance service inaugurated in Gozo with Bell 412

An air ambulance service was inaugurated earlier this morning at Xewkija Heliport in Gozo. This inauguration follows the initiation of works at Gozo General Hospital a few weeks ago as part of a multimillion project to overhaul the health services in Gozo, including the rebuilding of the hospital. The helicopter forms part of Vitals Global… Read more »

Source: Maltese Government, 19-Aug-16

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Malta orders third AW139

Malta orders third AW139

The Armed Forces of Malta will soon have its third helicopter, as the government has signed a contract for a €14 million deal part of which will be financed by the European Union. See full story

Source: Independent, 08-Jul-15

Armed Forces of Malta takes delivery of second AW139

Armed Forces of Malta takes delivery of second AW139

Armed Forces of Malta have reported the arrival of their second AgustaWestland AW139 from the Italian production line.  Arriving on its Italian test registration I-EASI, the helicopter is serial 31595 and carries local military registration AS1429.  It has been at least partly-funded by the EU’s External Borders Fund 2007-2013. Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com

Source: HeliHub.com, 19-Dec-14

Refurbished Armed Forces of Malta Air Wing hangar inaugurated

Refurbished Armed Forces of Malta Air Wing hangar inaugurated

The refurbished and upgraded Hangar 3 (ex-RAF Hangar) and supporting facilities at the AFM Air Wing has been inaugurated. See Full Story

Source: Times of Malta, 10-Nov-14

Armed Forces of Malta celebrate delivery of first AW139

Armed Forces of Malta celebrate delivery of first AW139

AgustaWestlandis pleased to announce thatthe Armed Forces of Malta celebrated today the delivery of their first AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter during an official ceremony. The aircraft, delivered in June, will primarily be used to perform maritime border control missions. The best-in-class AW139 was selected following an extensive evaluation process thanks to its unmatched capability, performance… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Aug-14

Armed Forces of Malta take delivery of first new helicopter

Having previously flown helicopters donated by other countries – Italy and Libya – Armed Forces of Malta have now taken delivery of their first new helicopter, an AW139  See full story

25-Jun-14

Armed Forces of Malta to acquire second AW139

Armed Forces of Malta to acquire second AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Armed Forces of Malta has taken up the option for a second AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter. The helicopter will be used to conduct mainly maritime border control missions. The delivery of the second AW139 is scheduled for June 2015, while the first helicopter will… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Apr-14

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