Multi-Role Helicopter

GE engine selected to power Polish AW149 fleet

Following a recent contract announcement between the Polish Government and PZL-Świdnik, it has been revealed that the former has selected GE Aerospace’s CT7-2E1 turboshaft engine to power its new 32-strong fleet of Leonardo AW149 multi-mission helicopters

Poland orders 32 AW149s in €1.76bn deal

Poland’s Ministry of Defence has ordered 32 AW149 multirole helicopters for operation by the Polish Army

Airbus launches HForce upgrade for Hungarian H145M fleet

Airbus Helicopters announced on December 18 that it has started to retrofit the Hungarian Air Force’s eventual fleet of 20 H145M multi-role utility helicopters with the company’s HForce weapon management system

Ecuadorian Air Force receives first two H145Ms

Airbus Helicopters announced on October 27 that it has delivered its first two H145M twin-engine utility helicopters to the Ecuadorian Air Force – the first military customer of the type in South America

German Navy accepts first Sea Lion

The Marineflieger (the German naval air arm) has taken delivery of its first NHIndustries NH90 Sea Lion maritime multi-purpose utility helicopter.