22-Apr-2013 Source: European Helicopter Show
European Helicopter Show (EHS) is pleased to welcome AgustaWestland to the increasing International Exhibitor line up at Hradec Králové, Czech Republic during 9th – 11th May 2013.
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is a powerful force in the world helicopter industry capable of satisfying market demand by offering a wide commercial/military product range encompassing all main weight categories with a full variety of missions. R&D represents an important commitment to improve existing products as well as to develop innovative solutions such as advanced tilt-rotor/tilt-wing and unmanned rotorcraft solutions. All is combined with an excellent supportability level devoted to total customer satisfaction. Providing unmatched capabilities rather than mere platforms is a distinctive AgustaWestland’s characteristic. AgustaWestland is actively participating in a number of joint ventures and collaborative programmes with major European and American aerospace companies as well as partnerships with other firms worldwide. These existing or in-development co-operations involve several countries such as USA, China, Russia, Canada, South Africa, Turkey, India, UAE and Brazil.
AgustaWestland Product Range
AgustaWestland is acknowledged among commercial operators to deliver high performance and cost-effective helicopters. Products range from the SW-4 1.8-ton single engine to the AW101 16-ton three-engine helicopter. Other commercial products include the AW109 Power and GrandNew light-twin, the best selling AW139 medium twin, the W-3 medium twin, the AW609 Tilt-Rotor which revolutionizes mission effectiveness and capabilities with a unique combination of vertical lift flexibility and typical fix-wing high performance. The AW169 and AW189 helicopters recently launched further expand the product range. All products share the same commitment to quality, innovation and effectiveness. AgustaWestland is also the only rotorcraft OEM offering a Family of new generation helicopters with the AW139, AW169 and AW189 which posses the same high performance flight characteristics and certification/safety features as well as sharing a common cockpit layout, design philosophy and maintenance/training approach. Through the Family AgustaWestland introduces a new way to fleet management into the market. The AgustaWestland range of commercial products cover all relevant applications including VIP/corporate and passenger transport, offshore transport, EMS/SAR, electronic news gathering, harbour pilot shuttle, and a range of parapublic roles such as law enforcement, fire fighting and disaster relief.
AgustaWestland is focussed on supporting its Customers 24H, 7 days a week globally to reduce costs of ownership while improving operational capabilities. AgustaWestland offers its commercial Customers a wide range of service plans and industry leading warranty programmes while supporting the product during its entire operational lifecycle through both dedicated sites and via a network of Supply and Service Centres around the world that stock spares and are authorised to carry out repair and overhaul services for AgustaWestland helicopters. AgustaWestland is also an established provider of professional training services to a wide range of customers around the world. Training solutions, which include in particular the “A. Marchetti” Training Academy in Italy, the Training Centre located in Yeovil, UK, the Training Centres in Philadelphia and Morristown, USA, and the one based in Malaysia encompass e-learning, part-task maintenance and procedures trainers through to full mission and level D flight simulators.