Agusta Westland AW.169
Страна: International
Год: 2012

The third prototype AgustaWestland AW169 completed its maiden flight in November 2012.
AgustaWestland AW169 I-AWCN completed its maiden flight on January 31, 2013.
The AW169 is the third member of its manufacturer's new generation of helicopters, alongside the AW139 and the AW189.
The Essex & Herts Air Ambulance’s new Leonardo AW169 G-HHEM (c/n 69049) helicopter was delivered after Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) received European Aviation Safety Agency approval for its medical interior after a lengthy certification process. SAS has also delivered three more AW169s to other air ambulance operations around the UK.
Specialist Aviation Services delivered this AW169 to the Essex and Hertfordshire Air Ambulance in July 2017.
Swiss Air Rescue-Rega is to buy three AW169s that will feature a bespoke emergency medical services/search and rescue equipment installation developed with the helicopter’s manufacturer.
First to use the AW169 for HEMS in the UK in 2016 was the Kent Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance.
The first series production AW169 under assembly in Vergiate, Italy. There is a second final assembly line in Philadelphia.
10 мая 2012г. на заводе компании Agusta Westland возле итальянского г. Самарате состоялся первый полет легкого вертолета нового поколения AW169 (взлетная масса 4,5 т). Машиной управлял экипаж во главе с ведущим летчиком-испытателем Джузеппе Ло Коко (Giuseppe Lo Coco). В течение полутора лет на испытания должны поступить еще 3 прототипа. Завершить сертификацию AW169 запланировано в 2014 г. На машину уже поступило более 50 заказов.
В полете вертолеты "Агуста Уэстлэнд": AW189, AW169 и AW139