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Portuguese Navy takes delivery of first upgraded Lynx Mk95A

The Portuguese Navy has taken delivery of its first upgraded Lynx Mk95A naval helicopter

First flight for Polish Navy’s lead AW101

The Polish Navy’s lead AW101 helicopter performed its first flight on July 19, demonstrating functional checks of the main airframe and control system in addition to engine-handling checks to monitor the speed range of the aircraft

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Polish Navy’s first AW101 takes flight

Leonardo has revealed that the first AW101 multi-mission maritime helicopter for the Polish Navy took to the skies for its maiden flight at the company’s production facility in Yeovil, Somerset, on July 19

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Leonardo Helicopters talk up UK contribution to AW149

Leonardo Helicopters has said it is a “misnomer” to consider the AW149 helicopter to be a purely Italian platform

Leonardo delivers HH-139B to Italian Air Force

The Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI - Italian Air Force) has accepted another HH-139B helicopter from Leonardo

US Navy takes delivery of first TH-73A

The first operational TH-73A training helicopter was formally handed over to the US Navy on June 10 during a ceremony, held at the AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation (Leonardo) facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

US Navy receives first TH-73A helicopter

The US Navy has taken receipt of the first TH-73A training helicopter from Leonardo

Australian Army receives first leased AW139

Deliveries of Leonardo AW139 rotorcraft to the Australian Army Air Corps have recently commenced under the Army Interim Commercial Helicopter Capability (AICH) programme

Global AW101 helicopter fleet hits flight hour milestone

The AW101 helicopter fleet, manufactured by Leonardo, has reached 500,000 global flight hours in a milestone for the multi-role, medium-lift platform

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New orders down, revenues up for Leonardo's helicopter business

Defence and aerospace prime Leonardo registered new orders in Q1 2021 worth €3.42bn, the same as declared during the same period last year, despite its helicopters business segment recording a €631m downturn in terms of new orders compared to the first three months of 2020