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COVID-19 – Italian Air Force HH-101A used for bioncontainment transport

COVID-19 – Italian Air Force HH-101A used for bioncontainment transport

“The Italian Air Force’s Leonardo HH-101A Caesar helicopter, assembled in Yeovil, Somerset, is being pressed into civil action for pandemic-response transportation operations in Italy as the country manages the impact of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The Italian Minister of Defence, Lorenzo Guerini, has made the AW101 variant available to Italian civil authorities during this… Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 26-Mar-20

First Italian CSAR AW101 enters service

First Italian CSAR AW101 enters service

Finmeccanica and the Italian Air Force celebrated today the entry into operational service of their first AgustaWestland AW101 helicopter, designated the HH-101A “CAESAR”, during an official ceremony at Cervia Air Base. A total of four HH-101A “CAESAR” helicopters, out of a total requirement of 15, have been delivered from the Finmeccanica Helicopter Division’s assembly line… Read more »

Source: Finmeccanica, 25-Feb-16

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17-Mar-15 MM80722 Agusta-Bell 205A.1 Casera Razzo, Italy

17-Mar-15 MM80722 Agusta-Bell 205A.1 Casera Razzo, Italy

Heavy landing on snow, damaging the helicopter. two pilots and two technicians on board were not seriously injured.  Army code EI-351

17-Mar-15

23-Jan-15 MD Helicopters MD500E Frosinone, Italy

Training flight, accident while hover taxying

23-Jan-15

AgustaWestland and Italian Air Force Sign Training Services Cooperation Agreement

AgustaWestland and Italian Air Force Sign Training Services Cooperation Agreement

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that it has signed a cooperation agreement with the Italian Air Force for training services aimed at further strengthening their already well-established cooperation through the future set up of joint training services. The agreement follows the Letter of Intent signed earlier this year in March. The partners intend to co-develop… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 06-Aug-14

First Flight for Italian Air Force AW101

First Flight for Italian Air Force AW101

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the first AW101 for the Italian Air Force, designated the HH-101A “CAESAR”, made its maiden flight at AgustaWestland’s Yeovil facility in the UK today at the presence of the Italian Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Pasquale Preziosa, the Italian Ambassador Domenico Terracciano, the Director of… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 20-Mar-14

AgustaWestland and Italian Air Force sign LOI for training

AgustaWestland and Italian Air Force sign LOI for training

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and the Italian Air Force are pleased to announce the signing of a Letter of Intent aimed at further strengthening their already well-established cooperation through the future set up of joint training solutions. The announcement was made on the occasion of the official ceremony for the maiden flight of the first… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 20-Mar-14

Selex ES delivers TH500 simulator to Italy’s 72°Stormo unit

Selex ES delivers TH500 simulator to Italy’s 72°Stormo unit

Today at the military airport of Frosinone in Italy a ceremony was held for the inauguration of the TH-500 helicopter simulator. The system will be used in training courses for student pilots. The simulator was developed in Italy by Selex ES and allows learners to cover visual and instrumental flight procedures, besides emergency procedures and… Read more »

Source: Selex ES, 13-Sep-13

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24-Jan-13 Agusta-Bell 212 Praia, Italy

Precautionary landing on sports pitch. probably weather related

24-Jan-13

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French EC725 unit trains in air-to-air refuelling with Italian Air Force

French EC725 unit trains in air-to-air refuelling with Italian Air Force

[Electronic translation] From November 12 to November 21, 2012, the squadron of helicopters (EH) 1/67 “Pyrenees” in Cazaux Air Base 120 has led his second campaign refueling HAAR ( Helicopter Air to Air Refuelling ) in closely with the 46 th Brigade transport of the Italian Air Force based in Pisa (Italy). During this period,… Read more »

Source: Armée de l'air, 28-Nov-12

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31-Mar-12 Boeing CH-47 San Martino, Italy

Emergency landing while firefighting, possibly due to broken hydraulic lines

31-Mar-12

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Italian Air Force’s HH-139A enters operational service

Italian Air Force’s HH-139A enters operational service

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the first of ten Italian Air Force’s HH-139A medium twin engine helicopters has entered operational service. A ceremony held today at Cervia Air Base marked this achievement. These helicopters will supplement ageing HH-212 and HH-3F helicopters in the role of search and rescue operations across the… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 08-Mar-12

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Italian Air Force prepares for ten AW139s and twelve AW101s

Italian Air Force prepares for ten AW139s and twelve AW101s

The Italian Air Force has launched an ambitious program to replace some its fleet of SAR helicopters, in particular its Agusta-Bell 212s.  Valued at 1.2 billion euros, the plan calls for a total of twenty-two new helicopters from AgustaWestland.  The existence of this large order has been not been officially publicised, but Italian journalists at… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 21-Dec-10

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Italian Air Force reportedly orders 12 AW101s and 10 AW139s

Italian Air Force reportedly orders 12 AW101s and 10 AW139s

Bloomberg are today reporting that the Italian Air Force has ordered 10 SAR AW139s and 12 Combat AW101s, quoting unnamed people close to the company. THe order is valued at about 1.2 billion euros ($1.7 billion). The finances were approved on 13th October by the Italian Senate’s Defence Committee, accoridng to the Italian Government’s website…. Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Nov-10

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12-May-10 (Serial TBA) MD Helicopters NH500E San Bartolo, Italy

12-May-10

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