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Nov
15
2022

Leonardo welcomes Yeovil College to Team AW149 UK as its first ‘community member’, representing skills and early career opportunities

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Yeovil, 15/11/2022 – Leonardo has expanded Team AW149 UK, the national alliance of onshore supply chain members supporting the company’s bid to provide its latest-generation military AW149 helicopter to the UK Armed Forces. Going beyond the core supply chain for the AW149, Leonardo is widening the team to include members from across its communities who will also benefit should the UK opt for a helicopter built in Yeovil, the ‘Home of British Helicopters’. Leonardo is proud to welcome Yeovil College as the first Team AW149 UK Community Member.

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Nov
09
2022

HeliService appointed as a Leonardo Excellent Service Centre to further boost helicopter support services in Germany and in Europe

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Leonardo is delivering on its strategy to strengthen the level of support and maintenance services offered to its customer base in Germany and Europe through the appointment of HeliService international GmbH (HeliService) as an Excellent Service Centre. The ‘Excellent’ ranking is assigned to selected Service Centres focused on maintaining third party fleets with the largest scope of service capabilities, while guaranteeing Leonardo’s customers stringent expectations continue to be met and specific market requirements are considered.

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Nov
09
2022

AW169 helicopter’s mission capabilities and configuration options expanded with skid and Advanced SAR Mode certifications

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The AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopter’s operational capabilities and configuration options grow further with the recent EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) certification of the skid undercarriage and unique IFR, single pilot, Advanced Search and Rescue (SAR) Modes. These latest achievements follow additional enhancements, such as the introduction of the Phase 8 core avionics software release combined with HTAWS (Helicopter terrain Awareness Warning System) Offshore Modes. 

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Nov
08
2022

Leonardo showcases latest helicopter capability enhancements and advanced mission training solutions at European Rotors 2022

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The exceptional showcase for the European rotary wing community is back in Germany: Leonardo will feature its latest innovations and technologies on mission capability, safety, sustainability and digitalization.

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Nov
07
2022

The next stage in Wildcat weapon training launches at RNAS Yeovilton

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RNAS Yeovilton – Leonardo has enhanced the delivery of weapons loading training for the British Armed Forces through the introduction of a Weapons Loading System Trainer (WLST) based at the Wildcat Training Centre at the Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) in Yeovilton, Somerset.

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Oct
28
2022

Italy’s Carabinieri to introduce new mission capabilities with new AW119Kx helicopters

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Leonardo has announced today the signing of a contract by Italy’s Carabinieri for the supply of 20 AW119Kx single engine helicopters for its Air Service. The aircraft will be assembled at Leonardo’s Vergiate facility (Varese) with deliveries expected in the 2023-2026 period. The contract also includes a comprehensive turnkey logistics support package and training services for pilots and maintenance technicians.   

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Oct
20
2022

Heli-One Establishes In-House AW139 Gearbox Testing

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Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has established in-house testing capability for the AW139 Intermediate Gear Box (IGB) and Tail Gear Box (TGB) at its Canadian facility in Delta, British Columbia. This latest expansion of Heli-One’s service portfolio not only expedites the turnaround times for customers at the base but also widens the service options for AW139 operators globally.

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Tags: AW139 Heli-One Leonardo
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Oct
20
2022

AW101 completes high altitude trials stateside

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Yeovil, 19/10/2022 – A cross-departmental team from Leonardo in Yeovil has successfully undertaken high altitude trials, which were completed on schedule with the Norwegian AW101 helicopter in the US. The aircraft completed its 21-day trial plan in just 16 days.

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Oct
20
2022

AW609 tiltrotor programme sets major milestone with first production aircraft’s maiden flight

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The world’s first multirole tiltrotor programme, designed to redefine a range of commercial and public services, set a major milestone with the maiden flight of the first AW609 production aircraft. This aircraft introduces unprecedented capabilities under a dedicated ‘powered lift category’ civil certification now under development. Designated AC5, the aircraft took to the air at Leonardo’s Philadelphia-based site on 13th October performing as expected the initial in-flight evaluation of systems and general handling. 

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Oct
10
2022

Skills and open innovation: young researchers compete in the Leonardo Drone Contest

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The Leonardo Drone Contest 2022 edition is at the starting line. Six Italian universities will compete to the design of prototypes for a drone capable of flying autonomously and without a navigation system using artificial Intelligence.

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