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Italian Army retires the A109

Italian Army retires the A109

19-Oct-2021Source: Italian Defence

The Italian Army has retired the Agusta A109 helicopter after 45 years of service. The last flight was on 14 October from Chelotti Heliport, home of the 1st AVES “Idra” Support Regiment in Bracciano where all the administrative procedures for the type’s retirement will be managed. The A109, which recently marked 50 years since its... Read more

Taranaki Rescue to replace AW109 with BK117

Taranaki Rescue to replace AW109 with BK117

8-Sep-2021Source: Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust

The Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust announces it will replace the A109 helicopter that has served the region for the last 12 years. Its replacement, a BK117 aircraft is the most common rescue helicopter in New Zealand. It is a larger aircraft that can comfortably accommodate the increase in equipment required to enable the best possible... Read more

Leonardo celebrates 50th anniversary of A109

Leonardo celebrates 50th anniversary of A109

4-Aug-2021Source: Leonardo

Leonardo celebrates the 50th anniversary of its A109 helicopter, an iconic product which represented a revolution in the life of the company. The type enabled Italy to become one of the world’s only nations with an OEM capable of autonomous design, development, manufacturing of helicopters, which became highly successful in both national and export markets.... Read more

New Base for Airlift Northwest

New Base for Airlift Northwest

13-Mar-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Airlift Northwest now has a new base at the Bremerton National Airport. The new base was opened in December, due to the growing population and need thereof, reports Kitsap Daily News. They will be providing emergency medical services with their Augusta A109E.  ... Read more

The Helicopter Museum to dispose of A109 and B206 airframes in Jumble Sale

The Helicopter Museum to dispose of A109 and B206 airframes in Jumble Sale

24-Apr-2017Source: The Helicopter Museum

The Helicopter Museum (Registered Charity no 281053) in Weston-super-Mare will be holding its first aero jumble and aviation collectors’ event on Saturday 6th May, raising funds to help preserve it’s unique collection of aircraft. The museum, which houses the world’s largest collection of rotor-craft including the speed record holder G-Lynx and two helicopters of the Queen’s Royal Flight,... Read more

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