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Nov
23
2022

New Entrol H39 FNPT II MCC for Turkmenistan Airlines in Turkmenistan

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Entrol is manufacturing a H39 FNPT II MCC based on the AW139 together with Ussat Inzhener, an engineering company based in Turkmenistan. This device will be installed in Turkmenistan Airlines’ premises in Ashgabat by summer 2023 and will improve the training offered to their pilots by the Airline.  

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Nov
09
2022

COPTERSAFETY’S FULL FLIGHT SIMULATORS QUALIFIED TO LEVEL-D BY FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA).

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In October 2022, Coptersafety’s H145 D-2, CAE AW139, and TRU AW139 full-flight simulators were qualified to Level-D by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Simulator Program (NSP). A Level-D qualification is only assigned to full-flight simulators that meet the highest standards by the FAA.

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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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Aug
26
2022

Leonardo and Boeing Deliver First Four MH-139A Helicopters to U.S. Air Force

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PHILADELPHIA,  Leonardo and Boeing have delivered the first four MH-139A Grey Wolf test helicopters to the U.S. Air Force as the service looks to replace its aging fleet of UH-1N helicopters. The Grey Wolf is a multi-mission helicopter – based on Leonardo’s proven dual-use AW139 helicopter – designed to protect intercontinental ballistic missiles and transport U.S. government officials and security forces. Boeing was awarded a $2.4 billion contract in Sept. 2018 for up to 80 helicopters, training systems and associated support equipment.

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Aug
01
2022

SonAir orders two AW139 helicopters to strengthen energy industry support operations in Angola

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Leonardo announced today that SonAir Airline Services, S.A. (SonAir), owned by the Angolan national petroleum company Sonangol, has placed an order for two AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The contract includes a comprehensive customer support and training package as well as options for an additional two aircraft. The AW139s will be used to carry out transport operations supporting the national Oil & Gas industry and replacing ageing helicopters, with deliveries expected in 1Q 2023.  

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Jul
27
2022

Milestone Aviation Welcomes New Customer, Heliconia Group, with the Delivery of an AW139 Helicopter

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DUBLIN – Wednesday, July 27, 2022 – The Milestone Aviation Group Limited (“Milestone”), the global leader in helicopter leasing, has announced today that it has delivered to Heliconia Group (“Heliconia”) a AW139 helicopter.

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Jul
26
2022

China’s Xiangjiang General Aviation Development Company pioneers public HEMS and aerial fire-fighting missions with AW139 and AW109 Trekker helicopter orders

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China’s Xiangjiang General Aviation Development Company (“Xiangjiang GA”) has signed a contract for one AW139 medium twin-engine helicopter and one AW109 Trekker light twin helicopter. The helicopters will be utilised by various municipal branches in the Hunan province, performing public HEMS, fire-fighting and public security missions. The project represents a brand new public sponsored approach in the establishment of a nationwide HEMS and aerial fire-fighting network in China. 

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Jul
26
2022

China’s CITIC Offshore Helicopter Company (COHC) acquires four AW139 Helicopters for Offshore Oil and Gas Production operations

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China’s CITIC Offshore Helicopter Company (COHC) has signed a contract for four AW139 medium twin-engine helicopters, which will be utilised in country for offshore Oil and Gas Production (OGP) operations. The deliveries will be completed by first half of 2023, expanding Leonardo fleet operated by COHC to 10 helicopters with 8 AW139s, one AW169 and one AW109 Power. 

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Jun
02
2022

Leonardo’s AW139 fleet in Australia grows stronger with order for three more HEMS/SAR helicopters

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Leonardo has announced today a further expansion of its fleet of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters in Australia with an order for three aircraft as part of Western Australia’s Emergency Rescue Helicopter Service (ERHS) fleet modernization effort to provide enhanced airborne capabilities. The helicopters will be supplied by leading helicopter operator CHC Australia to carry out a range of HEMS, Search and Rescue and Inter-Hospital Patient Transport missions from the Jandakot and Bunbury Airports on behalf of the ERHS. 

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Mar
15
2022

Leonardo announces contract for two AW139 helicopters with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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Leonardo’s presence in the U.S. government continues to grow with today’s announcement of a contract for two AW139 aircraft by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA.).

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