AgustaWestland is launching the 8-10 passenger AW169 twin to compete directly with Eurocopter’s AS365/EC155 Dauphin in the 4.5-metric-ton class. The joint Italian/U.K. development could rack up sales of close to 1,000 helicopters worldwide, AgustaWestland believes, which would require at least two production lines. AgustaWestland began accepting orders for the light-medium twin during last week’s Heli-Expo in Orlando, Fla., and will announce the order book at the Paris Air Show in June. ...

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