US Navy's instructor pilot training for the new TH-73A Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) began in June with the first two instructor pilots from Training Air Wing (TAW) 5 getting classroom and hands-on experience at the AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation (Leonardo) facility in Philadelphia.
Tag Archives : Helicopter
29 Jun 2020
The CH-53K King Stallion completed a two-week period of sea trials in the Atlantic earlier this month. This was the first opportunity to see the aircraft working in a modern naval environment.
15 May 2020
India becomes the latest country to add the MH-60R Seahawk maritime helicopter to its fleet. The U.S. Navy announced a $905 million contract to Lockheed Martin (Sikorsky) for 21 "Romeo" helicopters for the Indian Navy.
14 May 2020
Héli-Union has chosen the new-generation Euroflir™410 optronic (electro-optical) observation system from Safran Electronics & Defense, following a hard-fought international bidding process.
05 May 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) tested for the first time at sea the new "N" version of its AS365 Dauphin Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter. The test campaign took place from a La Fayette-class frigate.
26 Apr 2020
Captain "PJ" from the French Navy's Flotille 31F at Hyères Naval Air Base presents the NH90 NFH maritime helicopter to us.
06 Apr 2020
Japan’s largest Super Puma operator, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), has placed a new order of two H225 helicopters. This follow-on order brings JCG’s Super Puma fleet to 15, comprising two AS332s and 13 H225s.
08 Feb 2020
Airbus Helicopters and the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) are pursuing a new set of studies to further the militarization of the H160 and to define its associated support ecosystem in the context of the Joint Light Helicopter program (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger: HIL).
03 Feb 2020
From January 1st, 2020, the Royal Norwegian Air Force set up a new Maritime helicopter wing: The 139 Air Wing of Bardufoss Air Station. The new unit will mainly focus on maritime missions, in which the Norwegian NH90 helicopters play a major role.
14 Jan 2020
The U.S. Navy announced on Jan. 13, 2020 that AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation (Leonardo) was awarded a contract for $176.5M for the production of 32 TH-73A helicopters in support of the Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) program.