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Apr
21
2021

Leonardo welcomes Kopter’s SH09 into its helicopter portfolio as the AW09

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Rome, 21 April 2021 – One year after completing the acquisition of the Swiss Company Kopter Group AG (Kopter), Leonardo welcomes the SH09 single-engine helicopter as a full member of its product range by rebranding it as the AW09.

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Tags: AW09 Kopter Kopter Group Leonardo SH09
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
04
2021

SH09 flies after major retrofit

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This modification programme was successfully implemented thanks to the joint efforts of the Kopter and Leonardo teams. It includes a new main rotor head design, a new main gear box with an extended mast, and new flight controls configuration. Another significant change is the installation of the state-of-the-art Garmin G3000H integrated flight deck, flown for the first time on a helicopter.

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Tags: Kopter Leonardo SH09
Categories: Press Releases


Nov
12
2020

Marco Viola appointed new CEO of Kopter Group

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Marco Viola brings to Kopter a long established career in aerospace, from a variety of positions at Leonardo Helicopters, in addition to his previous role where he led the integration process of Kopter into Leonardo. During this time, he acquired in-depth knowledge of Kopter, its talented teams, and the SH09 programme. Marco Viola will now lead Kopter to successfully complete the development, certification and entry into service of the next generation SH09 single-engine helicopter, with Leonardo’s strong support. In parallel, he will position Kopter as Leonardo Helicopters’ competence centre for new light helicopters.

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Tags: Kopter Marco Viola
Categories: Press Releases


Oct
22
2020

SH09 third prototype achieved several “firsts”

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Flight test activities have fully resumed at Mollis, Switzerland, having reassembled the third SH09 prototype (P3) after its return from Pozzallo.

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Tags: Kopter SH09
Categories: Press Releases