Set as default language
Search the site
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the first prototype of the AW169, Helicopter category equal to 4,5 ton, has successfully completed its first flight. The helicopter has performed as expected an assessment of the overall management of the helicopter and basic systems. The first prototype will be joined by two other aircraft by the end of the year and fourth in the prototype 2013.
Bruno Spagnolini, CEO of AgustaWestland, said: "The AW169 is the only new generation helicopter in its class to be launched in the last decades, so this is an important goal for continuous improvement of the AgustaWestland product range ". "Now we can offer the market the most advanced range of helicopters for each of Classes 4 a 8 tons ".