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Leonardo Helicopters (Finmeccanica) (Italy)
Contact details
Address Via Giovanni Agusta 520, PO Box 480, I-21017 Cascina Costa di Samarate VA, Italy
Telephone +39 0331 229 111
Facsimile +39 0331 229 605
Email info@leonardocompany.com
Web www.leonardocompany.com
Parent company Leonardo Company
Subsidiaries Bell/Agusta Aerospace Company ,
HeliVert ,
IDS Ingegneria dei Sistemi S.p.A. (Acquired 12/16) ,
Leonardo Helicopters (Agusta Aerospace) ,
NHIndustries SAS ,
PZL Swidnik S.A. (Bought Aug 09)
Preferred suppliers Tods Aerospace (Gold Quality Award 2011)
Aircraft currently in production/development
AgustaWestland AW101 triple turboshaft medium utility helicopter. Includes US built US101/VH-71, Japanese KH101, and UK Merlin MK4 variants.
AgustaWestland AW109 Twin turboshaft light utility helicopter. Includes Power, Elite, stretched fuselage Grand and miltary LUH variants. Produced under licence in South Africa and also in China as CA109.
AgustaWestland AW119 Koala Single turboshaft light utility helicopter. Includes AW119Kx and TH-119 US Navy variants. Also produced under licence in South Africa.
AgustaWestland AW129 Twin turboshaft military attack helicopter.
AgustaWestland AW139 Twin turboshaft medium utility helicopter.
AgustaWestland AW149 Twin turboshaft military multi mission helicopter.
AgustaWestland AW159 Twin turboshaft military multi mission helicopter. Previously known as Future Lynx
AgustaWestland AW169 Twin turboshaft light utility helicopter.
AgustaWestland AW189 Twin turboshaft multi-pupose Helicopter.
AgustaWestland AW609 Twin turboshaft light utility tiltrotor.
AgustaWestland Project Zero All electric tiltrotor technology demonstrator
Bell 412EP Twin turboshaft meduim utility helicopter. Also produced under licence by Indonesian Aerospace as NBell-412, and for Japan as UH-X
Boeing AH-64 Apache Tandem seat attack helicopter with twin turboshaft engines. Also produced under licence in U.K.
Client aircraft programs
AgustaWestland AW139   Analysis Laser Radar: Obstacle Proximity LiDAR System
TAI T129 ATAK   Analysis Final Assembly: Integration of engine, automatic flight control system & air vehicle monitoring system
Manufacturing Services, Warning Systems
Manufactured product categories
Final Assembly, Laser Radar
Service categories
Final Assembly
Company press releases
Leonardo to lead OCEAN2020 program, the first and most important European Defence Agency tender for naval surveillance technology  January 12, 2018
AW139 global helicopter fleet sets outstanding milestone of two million flight hours  December 27, 2017
AW109 Trekker helicopter achieves EASA certification  December 27, 2017
Leonardo introduces the AW189K helicopter at Helitech 2017  October 3, 2017
The AW169 helicopter achieves FAA validation  February 14, 2017
Leonardo AW609 programme moves forward preparing for icing trials  February 9, 2017
Successful first flight for the new Aermacchi M-345  December 30, 2016
Leonardo acquires Sistemi Dinamici and becomes stronger in unmanned systems  December 27, 2016
Leonardo: the SW-4 'Solo' remotely piloted helicopter begins test campaign  December 16, 2016
Leonardo: first Royal Navy AW101 Merlin MK4 makes its maiden flight  November 21, 2016

See the full news archive for Leonardo Helicopters (Finmeccanica).

Other relevant press releases
Safran unveils Aneto - its new range of engines for the super-medium and heavy helicopter market  October 3, 2017
Pratt & Whitney Canada receives Transport Canada certification for its PT6C-67A engine powering Leonardo AW609 tiltrotor  October 3, 2017
Elbit Systems' Heli-ClearVision suite now offered on Leonardo's commercial helicopters  March 6, 2017
AgustaWestland expands capacity of Poland facility with Avure Flexform press  June 9, 2015
Ducommun signs agreement with AgustaWestland for AW139 helicopter  June 18, 2014
Northrop Grumman provides inertial navigation products for TiltRotor vertical take-off & landing aircraft  February 24, 2014
AgustaWestland relies on Wind River for revolutionary “Project Zero” technology incubator  November 20, 2013
AgustaWestland and Russian Helicopters sign Heads of Agreement to develop a new 2.5t helicopter  August 30, 2013
AgustaWestland hard chrome replacement test success for Hardide Coatings  July 3, 2013
L-3 Trilogy ESI selected by AgustaWestland for AW119 models  June 18, 2013
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