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Airlift takes over Norwegian maritime pilot transfers

Airlift takes over Norwegian maritime pilot transfers

On July 1, 2017, Airlift’s contract period starts with the Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket). For six years, Airlift will ship Norwegian maritime pilots to Large Class Vessels and ships carrying dangerous goods. The contract itself is valued at approximately a hundred million NOK a year. – July 1, 2017 is one big day and one… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 12-Jul-17

Rajasthan State Government Auctions off A109E Power

Rajasthan State Government Auctions off A109E Power

The Rajasthan Government has asked MSTC Ltd to auction their grounded AgustaWestland AW109E. They have agreed to e-auction the helicopter, but will charge a rate of 3% for it. The helicopter was grounded back in 2011, due to a clip in a rotor blade broke. As reported by Times of India, the reserve price of… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-May-17

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Rajasthan Government Enters into a Hiring Contract

Rajasthan Government Enters into a Hiring Contract

The Rajasthan Government has had difficulty in raising enough funds to procure a new helicopter and state plane, as well as difficulty in selling their AgustaWestland 109E Power the General Administration Department (GAD) has had to resort to hiring from private parties, entering into a year-long contract. As reported by The Times of India, the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 13-Oct-16

Philippines allocates $800K for AW109E spares

Philippines allocates $800K for AW109E spares

The Philippine News Agency, a government department, has issued the following statement – noting that PHP37,507,894.33 translates today to US$ 801320.53 To ensure the maximum efficiency and mission-readiness of all its available aircraft, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) has allocated the sum of PHP37,507,894.33 for the acquisition of additional spare parts for its AgustaWestland AW-109… Read more »

Source: PNA, 15-Mar-16

AgustaWestland to Highlight New Mexico State Police AW109 at ALEA 2015

AgustaWestland to Highlight New Mexico State Police AW109 at ALEA 2015

AgustaWestland will feature New Mexico State Police’s AW109 Power, as well as its customer support and training capabilities, at the 2015 Airborne Law Enforcement Association Expo taking place in Houston fromJuly 15 through 17. New Mexico State Police’s AW109 Power is a highly versatile light twin engine helicopter offering outstanding levels of performance with low… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 15-Jul-15

LifeFlight of Maine expanding in Bangor

LifeFlight of Maine expanding in Bangor

LifeFlight of Maine will soon expand operations in Bangor, allowing crews to reach more people in less time. See Full Story

Source: WCSH6, 04-Jun-15

New Mexico police shape up after fatal helicopter crash

New Mexico police shape up after fatal helicopter crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has taken state police forces to task for a series of fatal helicopter crashes in recent years from Maryland to Alaska. But perhaps the board levied its heaviest criticism at the New Mexico State Police (NMSP) for the fatal crash of its AgustaWestland AW109E back in 2009. See Full Story

Source: Multi Briefs: Exclusive, 06-May-15

Rotortrade USA initiates partnership with Helinet Aviation Services by providing two pre-owned AW 109 E helicopters

Rotortrade USA initiates partnership with Helinet Aviation Services by providing two pre-owned AW 109 E helicopters

Rotortrade Services is pleased to announce the delivery of two AW 109 E pre-owned helicopters to Helinet Aviation Services, a Los Angeles-based diversified flight services provider, who will partner with Rotortrade USA in the US second hand helicopters market. Aircrafts provided by Rotortrade USA will expand Helinet Aviation’s fleet of AW 109 E helicopters. They… Read more »

Source: Rotortrade, 12-Mar-15

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Helinet Aviation Named Authorized AW109 Training Center

Helinet Aviation Named Authorized AW109 Training Center

Helinet Aviation, a diversified flight services company, announced today it has been named an Authorized Training Center by AgustaWestland for the manufacturer’s AW109 E and S models. The certification recognizes Helinet’s 28 years of experience training pilots across a broad range of helicopters including the company’s recent expansion of its AW109 E and S fleet… Read more »

Source: Helinet, 03-Mar-15

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Sandoval County Fire Department adds AW109E Power

Sandoval County Fire Department adds AW109E Power

Fire trucks, ambulances and now a chopper. The Sandoval County Fire Department is getting a new set of wheels. See Full Story

Source: KRQE, 14-Jan-15

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Carabinieros de Chile selects Trakkabeam A800 Searchlight

Carabinieros de Chile selects Trakkabeam A800 Searchlight

Trakka Corp Pty Ltd is pleased to announce the Carabiniers of Chile have selected the Trakka A800 Tactical Helicopter Searchlight for the agency’s AW 109E Power patrol helicopter in Iquique, Chile. The Trakka A800 searchlight’s advanced optics technology provides superior performance and flexibility complimenting the AgustaWestland 109E Power mission equipment. The Trakka A800 is the… Read more »

Source: Trakka, 08-Dec-14

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Donaldson Inlet Barrier Filters Prove Their Worth In Air Medical Operations

Donaldson Inlet Barrier Filters Prove Their Worth In Air Medical Operations

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense’s Inlet Barrier Filters prove their worth every day, according to air medical operators who say the filtration systems protect their helicopters’ engines from erosion, reduce power plant maintenance costs, and help air crews safely complete missions. Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), will be displaying… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 23-Sep-14

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Terna choses AW109 Power for electricity infrastructure monitoring

Terna choses AW109 Power for electricity infrastructure monitoring

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Terna SpA of Italy has placed an order for one AW109 Power light twin helicopter. The aircraft, which will perform electricity infrastructure monitoring in Italy, will be delivered in 2015. The AW109 Power was chosen after a rigorous and demanding evaluation process by the customer thanks to its outstanding… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 16-Jul-14

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UK – Marshalls sell AW109E and AS355N

UK – Marshalls sell AW109E and AS355N

Marshall Aviation Services’ aircraft brokerage business, JETability, has enjoyed a strong first quarter with a notable number of international sales transactions. Led by experienced Sales Director, Howard Povey, the business has sold three aircraft – a Cessna CJ2+, an Agusta Westland 109E Power, and an Airbus Helicopters AS355N.  Howard and the team have built up… Read more »

Source: Marshall, 21-Apr-14

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Avpro ratifies sales at Heli Expo

Avpro ratifies sales at Heli Expo

Avpro announced the closure of several deals during the first day of business at HAI Heli Expo (February 25th-27th) in Anaheim, California.  Booth 1411, Hall A.  Avpro signed an agreement to purchase a new Airbus Helicopters’ EC145 T2 on behalf of an undisclosed corporate client with delivery scheduled for 2015. In addition, the company signed a… Read more »

Source: Avpro, 26-Feb-14

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Philippine Navy signs for two more AW109E Powers

Philippine Navy signs for two more AW109E Powers

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce an order by the Republic of Korea’s Public Procurement Service and Chungnam Fire Fighting Department, for one AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter. This helicopter will perform fire fighting, search and rescue, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and utility mission in support of the Chungnam community . The helicopter… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Feb-14

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Texas – CareFlite to base AW109 at Lake Whitney Medical Center from February

Texas – CareFlite to base AW109 at Lake Whitney Medical Center from February

Whitney Hospital Authority President Jim Cato said the new CareFlite helicopter stationed at Lake Whitney Medical Center will allow the struggling hospital to provide better emergency service while adding jobs to the surrounding area. see full story

Source: Waco Tribune, 21-Jan-14

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UK – The Air Ambulance Service completes 20,000 missions

UK – The Air Ambulance Service completes 20,000 missions

It was another very busy year for The Air Ambulance Service in 2013, with the Charity carrying out its 20,000th mission. According to the latest figures, the Charity’s Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) passed this incredible landmark in December. Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (WNAA) has now completed over 14,500 rescue missions since it was founded… Read more »

Source: TAAS, 08-Jan-14

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UK – The Air Ambulance Service retail chain raises £3m in 2013

UK – The Air Ambulance Service retail chain raises £3m in 2013

The Air Ambulance Service (TAAS) team have announced that they have reached their 2013 income target of £3million through their retail outlets across the country. Renowned for their edgy boutique style shops, TAAS has won numerous prestigious awards for its unique take on the traditional Charity shop, including 2013 Charity Retail Wow! Factor Awards for… Read more »

Source: TAAS, 01-Jan-14

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Philippine Navy receives three AgustaWestland AW109E

Philippine Navy receives three AgustaWestland AW109E

Three AW109E have arrived for the Philippine Navy, with a further two to follow in the first quarter of 2014.  See full story  File photo.  HeliHub.com understands these three are AW serial numbers 11808, 11809 and 11810

16-Dec-13

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AgustaWestland confirms Philippine contract for eight AW109 Powers

AgustaWestland confirms Philippine contract for eight AW109 Powers

Comfirming the story we ran on HeliHub.com on 31st October, here is AW’s official release:- AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Philippine Air Force has signed a contract for eight AW109 Power light twin-engine helicopters. These aircraft will be used to perform a range of duties including homeland security, armed reconnaissance… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 06-Nov-13

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AgustaWestland donates $15,000 to LifeFlight of Maine

AgustaWestland donates $15,000 to LifeFlight of Maine

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, announced today that it has made a contribution in the amount of $15,000 to LifeFlight of Maine, in honor of 15 years and 16,000 patients served throughout the state. LifeFlight of Maine is celebrating the occasion with a 15th Anniversary Chef’s Gala, featuring a tour of one of LifeFlight’s helicopters and… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 23-Oct-13

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AgustaWestland showcases corporate range at LABACE 2013

AgustaWestland showcases corporate range at LABACE 2013

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it will be attending the Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from 14th to 16th August, where it will be showcasing its range of new generation corporate helicopters. As the market leader in the corporate/VIP transport market in Brazil, with… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 19-Aug-13

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Mauritanian Air Force Orders Two AW109 Powers

Mauritanian Air Force Orders Two AW109 Powers

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce an order by the Mauritanian Air Force for two AW109 Power twin-engine helicopters that will be used for reconnaissance and border patrol missions. The two helicopters will be delivered by mid-2014 in a multi-role homeland security configuration. The contract also includes a comprehensive training and support package… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 18-Jun-13

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AgustaWestland under spotlight for 2005 delivery of Rajasthan AW109E

AgustaWestland under spotlight for 2005 delivery of Rajasthan AW109E

An AgustaWestland helicopter bought by the Rajasthan government during the tenure of the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP in 2005 has apparently come under the Defence Ministry’s scanner. (See Full Story)

Source: IndiaToday, 07-Jun-13

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UK – TAAS paramedics given go ahead to use advanced medication

UK – TAAS paramedics given go ahead to use advanced medication

The Air Ambulance Service’s paramedics will now be able to administer even more advanced care when they’re out and about at accidents and emergencies across the county. The Air Ambulance Service runs two Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS); Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance. Combined the two services attend… Read more »

Source: The Air Ambulance Service, 31-May-13

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Royal Air Force VIP flight reduced to one AW109E

Royal Air Force VIP flight reduced to one AW109E

UK’s Royal Air Force has reduced its fleet of VVIP AgustaWestland 109E Powers from two to one from the end of March 2013, two years after taking another of the original three away. The remaining aircraft is expected to fly 500 hours a year The unexpected move of serial ZR323 back to the UK civil… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-May-13

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Philippine Navy signs for three AW109 Powers

Philippine Navy signs for three AW109 Powers

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the signing of a contract with the Philippine Navy for three AW109 Power maritime helicopters plus two options. The helicopters will be used for a wide range of naval missions including economic zone protection, surface surveillance, SAR and maritime security. The aircraft will be delivered in 2014… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 28-Mar-13

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Executive Helishares Take Delivery Of Another AW109 Power

Executive Helishares Take Delivery Of Another AW109 Power

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the handover of an AW109 Power to Executive HeliShares, a Briles Wing & Helicopter, Inc. Company, located in Van Nuys, California.  Executive HeliShares has selected the AW109 Power and GrandNew product lines as the VIP platforms of choice for their exclusive Fractional Ownership Program on the West… Read more »

Source: Executive Helishares, 09-Mar-13

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Executive HeliShares take delivery of another AW109 Power

Executive HeliShares take delivery of another AW109 Power

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the handover of an AW109 Power to Executive HeliShares, a Briles Wing & Helicopter, Inc. Company, located in Van Nuys, California.  Executive HeliShares has selected the AW109 Power and GrandNew product lines as the VIP platforms of choice for their exclusive Fractional Ownership Program on the West… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Mar-13

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Chartright appointed AW Authorized Service Center

Chartright appointed AW Authorized Service Center

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Chartright Executive Helicopters, located at Toronto’s Lester B Pearson International Airport in Canada, has been appointed as an AgustaWestland Authorized Service Center for the AW109 Power, Grand, GrandNew and all variants of the AW119. As an Authorized Service Center for AgustaWestland commercial helicopters, Chartright Executive Helicopters… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Mar-13

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UK – TAAS’s fundraising and spending criticised

UK – TAAS’s fundraising and spending criticised

The Coventry-based charity became The Air Ambulance Service after launching a national children’s service but is yet to transport any youngsters.  A leaked NHS report suggests a whole network of air ambulances would be needed to provide such a national air transfer service for children (see full story)

Source: BBC, 05-Feb-13

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ExecuJet Africa showcasing helicopter charter at Mining Indaba 2013

ExecuJet Africa showcasing helicopter charter at Mining Indaba 2013

ExecuJet Africa, the continent’s leading business aviation company, is once again exhibiting at the Mining Indaba 2013 event from 4-7 February in Cape Town. The company will be showcasing its full suite of business aviation services, including helicopter charter solutions. ExecuJet Africa will be at stand 1919 highlighting its services of helicopter management, rotary wing… Read more »

Source: ExecuJet Africa, 04-Feb-13

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UK – Rotormotion adds AW109E to fleet

UK – Rotormotion adds AW109E to fleet

Following the very sad fatal accident last month, Rotormotion have acquired another helicopter – effectively replacing G-CRST which crashed to the ground in London killing experienced pilot Pete Barnes and one person on the ground after coming into contact with a crane in low visibility.  Both helicopters were owned by Cornwall-based Castle Air and leased… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Feb-13

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AAIB issue Special Bulletin on London AW109E helicopter/crane accident

AAIB issue Special Bulletin on London AW109E helicopter/crane accident

Report name: S1/2013 – Agusta A109E, G-CRST Registration: G-CRST Type: Agusta A109E Location: St George Wharf, Vauxhall, London Date of occurrence: 16 January 2013 Category: Commercial Air Transport – Rotorcraft Summary: The helicopter was flying to the east of Battersea Heliport when it struck the jib of a crane, attached to a building development at… Read more »

Source: AAIB, 23-Jan-13

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Spain – four employees sanctioned for reporting failures in EMS helicopter

Spain – four employees sanctioned for reporting failures in EMS helicopter

At least 40 employees of the 061 – the Spanish public health emergency organisation – staged a protest in Granada last week at the opening of four disciplinary cases.  Two EMS workers, a doctor and a health and safety representative are central to the situation which concerns “safety deficiencies” in the operation of the helicopter… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 22-Jan-13

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RSG Delivers High Performance Air Conditioners for AW109E

RSG Delivers High Performance Air Conditioners for AW109E

Rotorcraft Services Group, Inc. (RSG), an industry leader in aircraft services and product development, announced the successful delivery and installation of its Agusta A109e high performance air conditioning system for Saudi Aramco. The FAA STC/PMA approved system was upgraded for operations in extreme temperature and humidity environment to satisfy Armaco’s specifications. “We strive to differentiate… Read more »

Source: Rotorcraft Services Group, 22-Jan-13

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RSG Aerodesign delivers high performance aircon on AW109E

RSG Aerodesign delivers high performance aircon on AW109E

RSG Aerodesign has completed delivery and installation of a high performance air conditioner systemon the A109E model. The A109series High Performance Air Conditioning System (HPACS) is a proven high capacity vapor cycle system which is FAA STC approved for the Agusta A109A, A109AII, A109C and A109E model aircraft, FAA STC No. SR00060DE.The HPAC system is an upgrade to the existing RSG Products… Read more »

Source: RSG Aerodesign, 08-Jan-13

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Philippines Navy orders three AW109E Powers

Philippines Navy orders three AW109E Powers

The Philippine Dept of National Defense has announced an order for three AW109E Powers worth 1, 337,176,584  Philippine Pesos – roughly $32.5M at today’s rates.  See full story

Source: Philippine Star, 01-Jan-13

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ExecuJet Africa Adds Helicopters to Charter Fleet

ExecuJet Africa Adds Helicopters to Charter Fleet

ExecuJet Africa has teamed up with Acher Aviation, leaders in off-shore helicopter operations, to offer a range of services including helicopter management and charter, as well as specialised support to the oil, gas, mining and resource exploration sectors. ExecuJet’s fleet now includes three helicopters from Acher Aviation, including a Bell 407, an Agusta 109 Power… Read more »

Source: ExecuJet Africa, 04-Dec-12

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Japan approves Donaldson filters for AW109s

Japan approves Donaldson filters for AW109s

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from Japan’s Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the AgustaWestland AW109E Power and AW109SP Grand New helicopters.  Donaldson produces the only IBF available for these aircraft. With JCAB certification,… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 04-Dec-12

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Sloane increases fleet to meet demand

Sloane increases fleet to meet demand

Sloane Helicopters have today taken delivery of another A109E Power to provide additional back-up support to their operational fleet following introduction of their third AW109 on air ambulance duties. The aircraft will also be used to cover the increased demand for flying training to IR level. The aircraft concerned is G-CHVA, serial 11100 and previously… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 23-Nov-12

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UK – Third EMS AW109 enters service

UK – Third EMS AW109 enters service

The Children’s Air Ambulance issued a press release last week, and after we scanned through it, we rejected it as it did not appear much of an aviation story.  On the face of it, the central theme was the appointment of a brand ambassador – a 54 year old music star whose success started to… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 06-Nov-12

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Both Taranaki rescue pilots quit

Both Taranaki rescue pilots quit

Both of the pilots working for Taranaki’s rescue helicopter have quit their jobs as the trust that runs the service struggles for money. (see full story)

Source: MSN, 17-Sep-12

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Aviasur opens new AW Service Centre in Santiago, Chile

Aviasur opens new AW Service Centre in Santiago, Chile

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that a new AgustaWestland Service Centre has been opened by AVIASUR to provide maintenance and other support services for AgustaWestland commercial helicopter customers. The service centre is located at AVIASUR’s modern facility at Santiago’s Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport in Chile, where an official opening ceremony was… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 17-Aug-12

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DLRAA fly 4,000th rescue mission in just 4½ years

DLRAA fly 4,000th rescue mission in just 4½ years

Friday 13th is always a date that stands out, but last week’s date will be extra memorable for the crew of Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA), as they achieved a milestone rescue mission. On Friday, DLRAA attended their 4,000th rescue since the Charity started back in January 2008. From accidents up in the rural… Read more »

Source: DLRAA, 30-Jul-12

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Summit Air Ambulance flies with Donaldson AW109E inlet barrier filter system

Summit Air Ambulance flies with Donaldson AW109E inlet barrier filter system

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), continues to see growing utilization of its new AgustaWestland AW109E/S/SP Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system by helicopter operators across the globe.  Idaho’s Summit Air Ambulance was the first AW109E operator to implement the IBF and provided key assistance in developing the barrier filter… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 09-Jul-12

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Carabineros de Chile accept fifth AW109 Power

Carabineros de Chile accept fifth AW109 Power

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Carabineros de Chile have accepted their fifth AW109 Power light twin helicopter. A ceremony was recently held at FIDAE 2012 in Santiago in the presence of several dignitaries and representatives from the Chilean Government, the Italian Embassy and the operator. The Carabineros de Chile has… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 30-Mar-12

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AgustaWestland delivers first of two AW109 Powers to Keystone Med-Flight

AgustaWestland delivers first of two AW109 Powers  to Keystone Med-Flight

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce it has delivered in January 2012 the first of two AW109 Power helicopters to Keystone Med-Flight LLC. These aircraft will be used to perform flight management operations for the Hahnemann University Hospital’s, Tenet Health System –  “MidAtlantic Medevac” Air medical Transport System in Pennsylvania. The AW109 Power… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 15-Feb-12

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Brazil certifies Donaldson inlet barrier filters for AW109E/S/SP

Brazil certifies Donaldson inlet barrier filters for AW109E/S/SP

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the AgustaWestland AW109 Power, Grand and Grand New (E/S/SP) helicopters. Donaldson produces the only IBF available for these aircraft. With… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 13-Feb-12

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UK: Castle Air add fifth AW109E on AgustaWestland contract

UK: Castle Air add fifth AW109E on AgustaWestland contract

British operator Castle Air already leases four AgustaWestland AW109E back to the manufacturer for their Operational Flight Training Centre at Newquay.  Last week, Castle Air registered serial number 11084 on the British Register, having bought it from a distressed sale in Ireland.  The previous owner was the Quinn Group of companies, whose boss Sean Quinn… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 30-Jan-12

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AAMS congratulates 2011 Program Director of the Year

AAMS congratulates 2011 Program Director of the Year

Alexandria, VA. – The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is proud to announce its 2011 Program Director of the year, Thomas P. Judge, CCT-P, Executive Director, LifeFlight of Maine. The Program Director of the Year Award, sponsored by Bell Helicopter, recognizes Mr. Tom Judge for his superior level of knowledge and management prowess, quality… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 08-Nov-11

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New corporate AW109E in UK

New corporate AW109E in UK

Noble Foods have just registered a factory-new AW109E Power as G-ZIPE, replacing a 2006 model which was sold to Brazil earlier this year. G-ZIPE is serial number 11798.  The helicopter will be operated by Premair Aviation, who also handle the company’s Hawker 750 jet G-ZIPR.  Noble Foods bought the jet in 2009 on the registration… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Sep-11

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Donaldson certifies Engine Inlet Filter System for AW109

Donaldson certifies Engine Inlet Filter System for AW109

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the AgustaWestland AW109 Power, Grand, Grand New (E/S/SP) helicopters. This new IBF prevents engine damage in adverse and ramp environments alike. AW109… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 21-Jul-11

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NTSB puts New Mexico AW109E blame on pilot error and State Police policies

NTSB puts New Mexico AW109E blame on pilot error and State Police policies

An investigation of a fatal helicopter crash in the mountains above Santa Fe nearly two years ago has found blame with both the pilot and the state police organization he worked for

25-May-11

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NTSB public meeting today re New Mexico State Police AW109E accident

NTSB public meeting today re New Mexico State Police AW109E accident

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)will hold a public Board meeting on Tuesday, May, 24, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. (EDT), in the NTSB Board Room and Conference Center at 429 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W.  (Please note the changes to the Board Room directions). There are two agenda items: 1.    On August 9, 2010, a… Read more »

Source: NTSB, 24-May-11

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Koçoğlu Aviation takes delivery of another AW109 Power

Koçoğlu Aviation takes delivery of another AW109 Power

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that KoçoÄŸlu Aviation of Turkey has taken delivery of another emergency medical service (EMS) configured AW109 Power light twin engine helicopter. The handover was performed during an official ceremony held at AgustaWestland’s Vergiate plant today in the presence of Turkish Ministry of Health dignitaries as well as… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 28-Jan-11

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UK: Dyfed-Powys police consider replacing helicopter with fixed wing

UK: Dyfed-Powys police consider replacing helicopter with fixed wing

Under the cloudof a recent national police aviation review which called for their unit to be closed permanently, the Dyfed-Powys police are now considering fixed wing options to save money.

Source: Shropshire star, 15-Dec-10

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Dart Announces Indonesian Approval of Apical’s AW109E/AW109S Emergency Float Systems

Dart Announces Indonesian Approval of Apical’s AW109E/AW109S Emergency Float Systems

DART Helicopter Services is pleased to announce that their subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received approval of their A109E/S Emergency Float Systems in the Republic of Indonesia. Both the Emergency Float and the Emergency Float with Liferafts Systems offer A109E/S operators increased safety for their crew, passengers and aircraft in the event of an emergency… Read more »

11-Mar-10

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20-Sep-09 N91SV AgustaWestland AW109E Toledo, US-Ohio

20-Sep-09

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9-Aug-09 N911AM AgustaWestland AW109E Evans,, US-Georgia

9-Aug-09 N911AM AgustaWestland AW109E Evans,, US-Georgia

09-Aug-09

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