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Oct
21
2021

LCI DELIVERS TWO AW139 HELICOPTERS TO HELIGO

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21st October 2021: LCI, a leading aviation leasing company, has placed two Leonardo AW139 helicopters on long-term operating leases with its newest customer, Heligo Charters Pvt. Ltd.

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Tags: AW139 Heligo Charters LCI
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Apr
20
2021

entrol H39 FTD Level 5 simulator installed in Japan

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NAKANIHON AIR has taken delivery of the new H39 simulator based in the AW139 in their training facilities in Nagoya. This simulator, certified as FTD Level 5, is the first simulator that entrol has installed in the Asian country.

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Tags: AW139 Entrol FTD Level 5 H39 Simulator Japan NAKANIHON AIR
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Mar
24
2021

Sterling Helicopter receives FAA nod for new AW139 Helicopter LED pos/nav/strobe lights

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Sterling Helicopter has achieved an FAA STC for new and improved LED position, navigation, and strobe lights for installation on the Leonardo AW139 helicopter.  Sterling Helicopter offers 4 STC kit options for these lights, available with and without strobe.  This STC is also in evaluation for EASA Validation.  These new LED tail position/navigation/strobe lights offer much more affordable STC kit prices as well as replacement prices and are a direct plug-n-play replacement.  Each kit comes complete with everything needed for a full installation.  These new LED taillights would be a great upgrade for any SARs operations, law enforcement, corporate, or VIP operator. 

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Tags: AW139 Leonardo Sterling Helicopter
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Mar
17
2021

CHC Partners with Shell and Leonardo Helicopters To Launch First Global Implementation of H-TAWS

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IRVING, TX, — CHC Group—a global leader in helicopter services and maintenance, repair and overhaul provision—announces it has partnered with Shell Brasil and Leonardo Helicopters to launch the first global implementation of Leonardo’s Enhanced Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (H-TAWS) on the CHC AW139 fleet operating in Campos, Brasil for Shell.

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Tags: AW139 CHC CHC Group Leonardo Shell Brasil
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Feb
03
2021

Leonardo celebrates the AW139 helicopter’s 20th anniversary of its 1st flight - A sales champion with 1,200 sold, 1,100 delivered, 3 million flight hours

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Leonardo celebrates today the 20th anniversary of the AW139 helicopter’s maiden flight. The first aircraft took to the skies from the Company’s facility in Cascina Costa di Samarate, Italy on 3 February 2001. The helicopter flew for 45 minutes checking initial airworthiness tests, hovering, lateral and forward flight, handling qualities and subsystems. This soon confirmed the impressive characteristics and the smoothness of the new model and its performance and capabilities were to become a new market benchmark, making it the most important helicopter programme in the last two decades at an international level. 

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Tags: AW139 Leonardo
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Jan
11
2021

AW139 will be Colombia’s new Presidential helicopter

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The Leonardo AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter will be the new Presidential Transport helicopter in the Republic of Colombia. The aircraft, in a special VVIP configuration, is expected to be delivered in spring this year and will be operated by the Colombian Air Force. 

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Tags: AW139 Leonardo Republic of Colombia
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Dec
16
2020

AW139 offshore fleet grows further in Northern Europe with new delivery to WIKING Helikopter Service GmbH

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Leonardo announced today that WIKING Helikopter Service GmbH has taken delivery of a new AW139 7-tonne intermediate twin engine helicopter from Leonardo’s Vergiate facility, further expanding an existing fleet of three aircraft. The helicopter will be used to carry out offshore transport missions supporting energy industry operations in Northern Europe.

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Tags: AW139 Leonardo
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Dec
03
2020

Italian Air Force enhances emergency response and homeland security capabilities with the delivery of the first HH-139B helicopter

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Leonardo has announced today the recent delivery of the first HH-139B twin engine helicopter to the Italian Air Force, a customised variant of the bestselling AW139 platform, from its facility based in Vergiate. The aircraft is the first of 17 HH-139Bs and deliveries are expected to be completed by 2021, in order to further strengthen the multirole capabilities of the Italian Air Force as an essential enabler to support emergency response and security requirements across the nation. The helicopter will be operated by the Italian Air Force’s 15th Wing which is in charge for search and rescue (SAR) duties and supports the national community in case of disaster relief operations.

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Tags: AW139 HH-139B Italian Air Force Leonardo
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Nov
23
2020

MECAER AVIATION GROUP AND ROSEN SUNVISOR SYSTEMS TO PROVIDE SUNVISORS FOR THE LEONARDO AW139

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November 23, 2020, Philadelphia – Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG), located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Rosen Sunvisor Systems, located in Eugene, Oregon, to collaborate on a Sunvisor System for the Leonard Helicopters AW139. The Sunvisor System will be certified via STC and can be installed as an aftermarket upgrade or as optional equipment when purchasing a new AW139. The Sunvisor System is well known for eliminating glare from multiple angles, increasing safety for helicopter operations.

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Oct
15
2020

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) upgrades helicopter fleet with delivery of first AW139 helicopter

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Leonardo is pleased to announce that Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) has taken delivery of its first AW139 helicopter.  The October 13 handoff included a small ceremony at Miami Executive Airport (TMB) in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Officials from the County, including Mayor Carlos A. Giménez, spoke at the event. 

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