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HAI 2016 Latest : AgustaWestland displays Its First Light Twin Helicopter with Skids

AgustaWestland unveiled its latest addition to its lineup, the AW109 Trekker, on Tuesday at Heli-Expo. Notably, the helicopter is the Italy-based company’s first light twin to offer skid landing gear. It is expected to receive certification and begin deliveries next year.

Read more in Helicopter Monthly Magazine.

By |March 23rd, 2016|Breaking News, Industry News|0 Comments

AgustaWestland AW609 tilt-rotor crashes in Italy killing two test pilots

The AW609 Tiltrotor , a hybrid between an airplane and helicopter, capable of taking off vertically was on a test flight in Northern Italy , when it crashed between the areas of  Santhia and Tronzano, 30 miles from AgustaWestland’s Cascina Costa site and nearby Vergiate production facility.

Flight-tracking suggests the tiltrotor departed from Milan’s Malpensa […]

By |November 1st, 2015|Breaking News, Industry News|0 Comments

Tyre firm tells government minister of growth plans

Business Minister Anna Soubry today visited Birmingham to hear how Dunlop Aircraft Tyres plans further investment in new production equipment to help it expand its product range and increase international sales.

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, the world’s only specialist manufacturer and retreader of aircraft tyres, was one of four companies in the West Midlands that the minister […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Breaking News, Industry News|0 Comments