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C-27J: flight-tests with new winglets successfully completed

C-27J: flight-tests with new winglets successfully completed

The dedicated flight-testing of C-27J Battlefield Airlifter with new winglets has been successfully completed at Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi's Turin-Caselle facility, Italy.
Rome 30/07/2015
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Rome 23/07/2015
Green light by EASA to AW169 helicopter

Green light by EASA to AW169 helicopter

Finmeccanica AgustaWestland AW169 achieves EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) certification less than five years after the programme launch.
Rome 17/07/2015
Finmeccanica sensor part of the New Horizons mission to study Pluto

Finmeccanica sensor part of the New Horizons mission to study Pluto

Thanks to the A-STR (Autonomous Star Tracker), a star sensor produced by Finmeccanica – Selex ES, Italian technology is voyaging to the edges of the solar system, passing 12,500 km from Pluto. Called "Star Camera" by NASA, the on-board star tracker has guided the NASA New Horizons mission probe as far as Pluto. The lone Italian contribution to the US mission to study Pluto, the A-STR for New Horizons allows the probe to orient itself in space so...
Rome 15/07/2015
Taking big STEPS into space

Taking big STEPS into space

Results of the second stage of "STEPS" (systems and technologies for the exploration of space) had been presented a few days ago. The research and development project carried out in the field of space exploration started in 2008 by the Piedmont region and Thales Alenia Space, together with the Polytechnic University of Turin, the Eastern Piedmont University of, Altec and some Sme's in Piedmont.
Roma 14/07/2015
Three new Italian Coast Guard AW139 ready for operations

Three new Italian Coast Guard AW139 ready for operations

Finmeccanica- AgustaWestland delivered three further AW139s to the Italian Coast Guard, the The AW139, an intermediate twin-engine helicopter, is considered as the benchmark aircraft in its category worldwide for search and rescue (SAR) missions and other public utility roles.
Rome 06/07/2015
The Copernicus Programme: Sentinel-2A successfully launched into orbit

The Copernicus Programme: Sentinel-2A successfully launched into orbit

Successfully launched on June 23 at 3.52 (CET) from the European spaceport at Kourou, in French Guyana, using an Arianespace VEGA carrier, Sentinel-2A will start soon the testing phase and after roughly three months it will start sending images to monitor the health conditions of the Planet
Rome 23/06/2015
Philae on-line again: Hello Earth, can you hear me?

Philae on-line again: Hello Earth, can you hear me?

After seven months in hibernation on Comet 67P/Churyumov and a total blackout of communications, the small Rosetta's mission lander Philae separated 10 months ago from its probe, transmitted yesterday night a stable signal lasting a few dozen seconds soon followed by a tweet to Earth after the landing on.
Rome 16/06/2015
la nuova serie ATR in volo.

ATR: keeping flying high

With46 aircraft ordered and 35 options, once again ATR proves itself as the market leader for regional aircraft with fewer than 90 seats. The orders, for a total amount of 1.98 billion dollars, have been signed with airlines from five continents which will be revealed throughout the week at the Paris Air Show.
Rome 15/06/2015
The 51st edition of the Paris Air Show kicks-off

The 51st edition of the Paris Air Show kicks-off

The 51st Paris Air Show got its start on June 15th in Le Bourget (France), at the old Parisian airport. Finmeccanica is participating in the event with its own dedicated space, promoting the Group's technological solutions, integrated capabilities, systems and products in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sectors.
Rome 15/06/2015

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