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Agusta and Russian Helicopters to develop new utility chopper

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 11, 2012
AgustaWestland and Russian Helicopters have announced plans to expand a partnership that already sees them cooperating in production of Agusta's AW139.

Russian Helicopters and AgustaWestland have announced plans to jointly develop a new 2.5 tonne class single-engine helicopter.

The companies said the new aircraft would be marketed worldwide for a broad range of applications. Development of the program will be split evenly between the two, they said.

AgustaWestland and Russian Helicopters formed a joint venture called HeliVert in 2010 to build Agusta’s AW139 helicopters for the Russian market.

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The plan to develop the new helicopter was announced on July 10 at the Farnborough Airshow.

Agusta and Russian Helicopters to develop new utility chopper

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 11, 2012
AgustaWestland and Russian Helicopters have announced plans to expand a partnership that already sees them cooperating in production of Agusta's AW139.

Russian Helicopters and AgustaWestland have announced plans to jointly develop a new 2.5 tonne class single-engine helicopter.

The companies said the new aircraft would be marketed worldwide for a broad range of applications. Development of the program will be split evenly between the two, they said.

AgustaWestland and Russian Helicopters formed a joint venture called HeliVert in 2010 to build Agusta’s AW139 helicopters for the Russian market.

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The plan to develop the new helicopter was announced on July 10 at the Farnborough Airshow.

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