The second day at Heli-Expo was full of events that took place in Leonardo’s exhibition area. There were, in fact, various signing ceremonies for contracts and agreements with the main operators in the sector. In particular, the signature with Flight Express for one AW119Kx and one AW169 in VIP/Corporate configuration, and with HeliService for an AW169 to perform missions in the North Sea. Furthermore, with Mitsui Bussan Aerospace of Japan the distribution agreement was renewed for the next three years covering the AW169, AW139 and AW189 models, in addition to an order for one AW189, and the signing of an agreement renewal for an increasing stock of spare parts. Finally, an agreement was signed with Aeromaster, which becomes a Service Center for the products of the AW109 range in Ecuador.
Signing ceremony with Flight Express
At the Leonardo stand, Customer Support & Training representatives gave dedicated presentations to illustrate to visitors and customers the innovative range of tools for training purposes and for customer support offered by Leonardo to facilitate use by operators and users.
AW109 Trekker presentation
During the day, an interesting presentation on the AW109 Trekker took place, which is in the static display at the stand in its utility configuration. The aircraft, recently certified by EASA, represents the most modern light twin-engine helicopter developed by Leonardo to meet the growing demand for a product able to offer great operational capabilities, versatility and cost-effectiveness for public utility missions. There are already orders for over 40 units worldwide, with deliveries starting in the first quarter of this year.
The Leonardo stand at Heli-Expo