LONDON — AgustaWestland is planning to begin flight trials of its AW159 Wildcat helicopter fitted with a digital automatic flight control system (Dafcs) next month. The company has leased back the second prototype Wildcat, TI02, from the U.K. Defense Ministry and is modifying it with a Dafcs system, with plans to begin flight trials in July, according to Matt Boucher, AgustaWestland’s Wildcat program manager, speaking to Aviation Week on June 3. Trials are expected to take about ...
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