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AW101 is focus for Leonardo at MSPO 2017 in Poland

AW101 is focus for Leonardo at MSPO 2017 in Poland

From 5-8 September, Leonardo and its Polish subsidiary PZL-Świdnik are exhibiting at the 25th edition of the International Defence Industry Exhibition MSPO in Kielce, Poland. As part of the selection of products and technologies on display at the exhibition, the Italian Air Force’s AW101 medium/heavy helicopter and the W-3PL Głuszec helicopter used by the Polish… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 08-Sep-17

Polish Government ministers visit PZL Świdnik plant

Polish Government ministers visit PZL Świdnik plant

Jarosław Gowin, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Science and Higher Education, paid  a visit on March 14th to PZL-Świdnik, a Finmeccanica company, to obtain first-hand knowledge about the technological potential and capabilities of the only producer of Polish helicopters and the main supplier to the Polish Armed Forces. During the visit the… Read more »

Source: PZL Swidnik, 23-Mar-16

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PZL-Świdnik files law suit after failed helicopter bid

PZL-Świdnik files law suit after failed helicopter bid

The ministry chose the French helicopters Caracal for tests, with second stage negotiations ongoing. See Full Story

Source: The News, 23-Jun-15

AW Expands Capacity of Poland Facility

AW Expands Capacity of Poland Facility

AgustaWestland, a leader in vertical flight innovation, will install a Flexform™ fluid cell press from Avure Technologies at PZL-Świdnik, its helicopter factory in Świdnik, Poland. The Avure model QFC 0.7×1.8-800 press, featuring a forming area of 0.7×1.8 meters (27.5×72 inches), will provide a production capacity of several hundred thousand sheet metal parts per year. Internationally… Read more »

Source: Agustawestland, 10-Jun-15

Poland – AgustaWestland workers stage protest at Swidnik

Poland – AgustaWestland workers stage protest at Swidnik

Employees of PZL-Świdnik gathered at the gates of the factory (Poland’s biggest manufacturer of helicopters) at around 3pm local time, before setting off to the town’s Constitution Square. See Full Story

Source: Radio Poland, 12-May-15

PZL Swidnik issues statement regarding Polish military selection

PZL Swidnik issues statement regarding Polish military selection

PZL Swidnik have issued the following statement in Polish language – the following is an electronic translation 1. PZL Swidnik states that so far made ​​public by the President of the social media company information on the proposed delivery of the first helicopter in 2017 by PZL-Swidnik are true. In this way, the content of PZL-Swidnik… Read more »

Source: PZL Swidnik, 27-Apr-15

AW149 Helicopter landed at the European Economic Congress

AW149 Helicopter landed at the European Economic Congress

During the European Economic Congress (EEC) held in Katowice from 20th to 22nd April 2015, PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, will be exhibiting the AW149 helicopter – the company’s offer in the tender for the delivery of 70 multipurpose helicopters for the Polish Armed Forces. Selection of the AW149 by the Polish Ministry of National Defence… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 22-Apr-15

AgustaWestland signs Offset MoUs with industrial partners in Poland

AgustaWestland signs Offset MoUs with industrial partners in Poland

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce it has signed Memoranda of Understanding on offset contracts worth nearly €800 million with four key Polish industrial sector companies grouped in the Polish Armaments Group: Fabryka Broni Radom (Radom Arms Factory), Military Aviation Works no. 1 in Łódź, Military Aviation Works no. 2 in Bydgoszcz and ZM Tarnów. The… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 19-Dec-14

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Hispánica de Aviación signs for three fire-fighting W-3A

Hispánica de Aviación signs for three fire-fighting W-3A

PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with the Spanish company Hispánica de Aviación S.A (HASA) for three W-3A Sokół helicopters in fire-fighting configuration. The contract will also see PZL-Świdnik deliveran Initial Spare Parts (ISP) package, Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and a comprehensive training package. These three new… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Dec-14

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Polish-produced W-3PL helicopters demo capabilities at European military exercise

Polish-produced W-3PL helicopters demo capabilities at European military exercise

PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce that two Świdnik-produced W-3PL Głuszec helicopters, in service with the Polish Land Forces, are successfully demonstrating their combat support capabilities during the Combined Joint Personnel Recovery Standardisation Course (CJPRSC) that is being held in Florennes, Belgium. PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce that two Świdnik-produced… Read more »

Source: PZL-Świdnik, 09-Oct-14

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PZL-Świdnik to exhibit the AW149 at MSPO 2014

PZL-Świdnik to exhibit the AW149 at MSPO 2014

PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce that the new generation AW149 multirole military helicopter, which has recently been issued with military certification by the Italian Directorate of Air Armaments (ARMAEREO), is being showcased at MSPO 2014, confirming that the aircraft is the ideal solution to meet the Polish Armed Forces’ multirole helicopter requirement…. Read more »

Source: PZL-Świdnik, 03-Sep-14

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PZL-Świdnik exhibits optionally piloted SW-4 Solo at MSPO 2014

PZL-Świdnik exhibits optionally piloted SW-4 Solo at MSPO 2014

PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, is showcasing the SW-4 Solo Rotorcraft Unmanned Air System/Optionally Piloted Helicopter (RUAS/OPH) at MSPO 2014 in Kielce, demonstrating the Company’s potential in the European UAV sector, reinforcing its position as an important centre of excellence for advanced aviation technologies and confirming its continuous commitment to innovation. The SW-4 Solo RUAS/OPH, the… Read more »

Source: PZL-Świdnik, 03-Sep-14

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7 Sokol helicopters grounded after Marawi crash

7 Sokol helicopters grounded after Marawi crash

Philippine Air Force chief Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Delgado has ordered the grounding of 7 Sokol helicopters following the crash of a similar aircraft in Marawi City on Thursday. See Full Story

Source: ABC-CBN, 11-Aug-14

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PZL-Świdnik joining AgustaWestland European Works Council

PZL-Świdnik joining AgustaWestland European Works Council

PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce that it has joined the AgustaWestland European Works Council, i.e. an advisory body to AgustaWestland’s Management, which includes the Company’s subsidiaries from the UK, Italy and now also Poland, as well as their employees. The inclusion of PZL-Świdnik into the AgustaWestland European Works Council is of special… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 04-Aug-14

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AW149 Achieves Military Certification

AW149 Achieves Military Certification

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the new generation AW149 multirole military helicopter has been issued with military certification by the Italian Directorate of Air Armaments (ARMAEREO). The Type Certificate was signed and delivered to Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland during an official ceremony held at the Farnborough International Air Show today, in the presence of Finmeccanica… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 16-Jul-14

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PZL-Świdnik presenting advanced maritime aerospace solutions at BALT Military Expo 2014

PZL-Świdnik presenting advanced maritime aerospace solutions at BALT Military Expo 2014

PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce it is attending BALT Military Expo in Gdańsk this week (24-26th June), exhibiting its latest rotorcraft technology and confirming the Company’s key role in the Polish Armed Forces’ main maritime helicopter programmes and its leadership in the Polish aviation sector. PZL-Świdnik has developed and produced the W-3RM… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 02-Jul-14

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PZL-Świdnik to work with Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin

PZL-Świdnik to work with Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin

On 17 June 2014, PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, a key aviation employer in Poland and a global leader in advanced aviation technologies signed a cooperation agreement with Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (UMCS) The agreement provides for a multifaceted cooperation between PZL-Świdnik and UMCS to leverage on the their capabilities, knowledge and experience to help develop the… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 23-Jun-14

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PZL-Świdnik and AGH University of Science and Technology Sign Cooperation Agreement

PZL-Świdnik and AGH University of Science and Technology Sign Cooperation Agreement

The AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków and PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, the key employer in the Polish aviation sector and one of the leaders in delivering state-of-the-art aerospace solutions, have signed a cooperation agreement. The agreement will be based primarily on joint projects and scientific research in the field of developing cutting-edge… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 22-May-14

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PZL-Świdnik exhibits SW-4 Solo RUAS/OPH at MSPO 2013

PZL-Świdnik exhibits SW-4 Solo RUAS/OPH at MSPO 2013

PZL-Świdnik SA, an AgustaWestland company, is showcasing the SW-4 Solo Rotorcraft Unmanned Air System/Optionally Piloted Helicopter (RUAS/OPH) at MSPO 2013 in Kielce, Poland, demonstrating the Company’s potential in the European aviation sector, where the remotely piloted and unmanned aircraft are becoming synonymous with state-of-the-art technology.Nicola Bianco, Managing Director, PZL-Świdnik SA said, “We are pleased to… Read more »

Source: PZL Swidnik, 03-Sep-13

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AW149 on Display at MSPO 2013

AW149 on Display at MSPO 2013

PZL-Świdnik SA, an AgustaWestland company, is showcasing the AW149 multipurpose military twin engine helicopter at MSPO 2013 (Kielce, Poland – 2/5 September), following its demonstration during the recent Radom Air Show-2013, where the aircraft was presented in both the flying and static displays. PZL-Świdnik is offering the AW149 helicopter, based on a common platform, for… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 03-Sep-13

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Second VIP Sokol delivered to Polish Air Force

Second VIP Sokol delivered to Polish Air Force

PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce it has delivered the second W-3WA Sokol helicopter in VIP configuration to the Polish Air Force as part of a contract signed in 2011 for five aircraft. The first W-3WA Sokol was handed over four months ago and the remaining aircraft are scheduled to be delivered by… Read more »

Source: PZL-Świdnik, 30-May-13

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PZL-Świdnik exhibits advanced technology at EUROPOLTECH 2013

PZL-Świdnik exhibits advanced technology at EUROPOLTECH 2013

PZL-Świdnik SA, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce its participation at EUROPOLTECH 2013 (17-19th April, Warsaw, EXPO XXI Warsaw International Expocentre). At the exhibition, the company will be displaying advanced rotorcraft technologies ideally suited for performing law enforcement missions, especially the SW-4 Solo RUAS/OPH rotorcraft unmanned aerial system and the latest generation helicopters, the… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 19-Apr-13

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PZL-Swidnik to modernise Polish Army W-3s

PZL-Swidnik to modernise Polish Army W-3s

Poland’s armament inspectorate has chosen PZL-Swidnik to modernise the nation’s army aviation W-3 Sokol medical evacuation helicopters (see full story).

Source: Flight Global, 18-Apr-13

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Ministry of Economy delegation visits PZL-Świdnik

Ministry of Economy delegation visits PZL-Świdnik

PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, hosted a visit from a delegation of the Ministry of Economy today including, among others, the Undersecretary of State, Ms. Grażyna Henclewska. The aim of the visit was to provide the guests with a comprehensive overview of the company, which has been a part of AgustaWestland, one of the key global… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 05-Apr-13

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PZL-Świdnik delivers last two W3 Sokols to Philippine Air Force

PZL-Świdnik delivers last two W3 Sokols to Philippine Air Force

PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce that the last two of eight Sokol helicopters have been delivered to the Philippine Air Force. The Sokols were transported from Lublin Airport to Clark Air Base near Manila on board an An-124 Ruslan large cargo airplane. The two Sokol helicopters follow the six aircraft delivered to… Read more »

Source: PZL Swidnik, 18-Feb-13

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PZL-Świdnik to collaborate with Poland’s top technical universities

PZL-Świdnik to collaborate with Poland’s top technical universities

PZL-Świdnik, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce that it has signed cooperation agreements with Poland’s top technical universities aimed at establishing close collaboration. The agreements were signed during the conference: An Extraordinary Engineer Required – the cooperation of science and business in educating engineers, which was held at PZL-Swidnik’s headquarters on 25th January. The… Read more »

Source: PZL-Świdnik, 05-Feb-13

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AgustaWestland unveils optionally-piloted SW4 “Solo”

AgustaWestland unveils optionally-piloted SW4 “Solo”

PZL-Åšwidnik SA, an AgustaWestland company, will attend MSPO 2012 (Kielce, Poland – 3/6 September) exhibiting latest technology in rotorcraft confirming its leading role in the vertical lift sector. The company will be displaying a new generation AW149 twin engine multirole military helicopter together with  the prototype of the SW-4 RUAS/OPH (“Solo”) single engine rotorcraft unmanned… Read more »

Source: PZL-Åšwidnik, 04-Sep-12

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PZL-Åšwidnik takes AW149 on demo tour of Poland

PZL-Åšwidnik takes AW149 on demo tour of Poland

PZL-Åšwidnik SA, an AgustaWestland company, is pleased to announce that the all new AW149 military helicopter, has successfully performed an initial demonstration tour across Poland to show its unique and outstanding capabilities and qualities as the best Polish solution to meet the future national Armed Forces’ multipurpose requirements. The sole new-generation multirole helicopter in its… Read more »

Source: PZL-Åšwidnik, 25-Apr-12

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Italy’s Ambassador to Poland visits PZL Swidnik

Italy’s Ambassador to Poland visits PZL Swidnik

(electronic translation from Polish)   Demonstration of the capabilities of helicopters produced in Swidnik, tour facility, meet  with the staff – are just some of the official visit of His Excellency Riccardo Guariglia, Ambassador of the Republic of Italy in PZL-Swidnik, a group company of AgustaWestland. The Ambassador visited Åšwidnik plants on Wednesday, March 14. His arrival… Read more »

Source: PZL Swidnik, 19-Mar-12

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PZL-Åšwidnik continues investment as SAP software goes live

PZL-Åšwidnik continues investment as SAP software goes live

PZL–Świdnik SA, an AgustaWestland company, and the leading Polish aviation company, has now launched the use of SAP business software across its Swidnik factory to enable it to work more efficiently and further integrate with the other AgustaWestland businesses around the world.  Nearly 150 people including representatives from PZL-Åšwidnik, AgustaWestland, suppliers and staff involved in… Read more »

Source: PZL-Åšwidnik, 08-Feb-12

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PZL-Swidnik increases cooperation with local suppliers

PZL-Swidnik increases cooperation with local suppliers

Board of PZL – Swidnik, AgustaWestland group of companies, met Feb. 2. affiliated with entrepreneurs in the Eastern Cluster metal and invited to cooperate, through subcontracting and / or partnerships in the production of parts and components for helicopters. Argued that they are interested in co-operation also with a small company, a pro-organic production is an asset. PZL-Swidnik… Read more »

Source: PZL-Swidnik, 08-Feb-12

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