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Italian Coast Guard orders two more AW139s, plus two options

Italian Coast Guard orders two more AW139s, plus two options

9-Aug-2016Source: AgustaWestland

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has announced an order for additional two AW139 intermediate twin helicopters by the Italian Coast Guard. This latest contract will increase the customer’s fleet of AW139s to twelve. The AW139s will be used to perform a range of missions including maritime patrol, search and rescue (SAR), and emergency medical services. The latest order also... Read more

Guardia Costiera receives last of six new AW139s

Guardia Costiera receives last of six new AW139s

31-Jan-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Italy’s Guardia Costiera (Coast Guard) have now received all six of their new batch of AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters, replacing older Agusta-built Bell 412s.  The last pair were delivered on Friday 22nd and Thursday 28th January to Sarzana using callsigns “Nemo 9” and “Nemo 10”. Guardia Costiera previously had four AW139s, delivered late 2010 and early... Read more

AgustaWestland confirms HeliHub report on Guardia Costiera AW139 order

AgustaWestland confirms HeliHub report on Guardia Costiera AW139 order

7-Jul-2015Source: AgustaWestland

On 18th June, HeliHub.com ran the story Guardia Costiera increases AW139 fleet On 6th July, AgustaWestland issued the following press release AgustaWestland announced today a major milestone in the modernization of the Italian Coast Guard’s helicopter fleet, with the delivery of three further AW139 intermediate twin aircraft and an order for two more aircraft. The... Read more

Guardia Costiera increases AW139 fleet

Guardia Costiera increases AW139 fleet

18-Jun-2015Source: HeliHub.com

Italy’s Guardia Costiera (Coast Guard) are in the process of expanding their fleet of AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters, replacing older Agusta-built Bell 412s.  Two AW139s were delivered recently and Robert Swan from Freelance Aerospace Writers alerted us to the pair test flying from Sarzana using callsigns “Nemo 5” and “Nemo 6”.  Four more are due, two... Read more

Italian Coast Guard takes delivery of the 300th AW139

Italian Coast Guard takes delivery of the 300th AW139

25-May-2010Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Italian Coast Guard has taken delivery of its first AW139 medium twin helicopter during an official ceremony held at AgustaWestland’s Vergiate plant in Italy. The AW139 will perform a range of missions including maritime patrol, search and rescue (SAR) and emergency medical services. Three more... Read more

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