Despite the financial and legal issues that have recently afflicted its parent, Finmeccanica, AgustaWestland is pushing ahead with development and flight-testing of three new rotary-wing aircraft at the same time. Certification flights are underway on the AW189 medium twin, while flight trials continue on the AW169 intermediate twin and AW609 civil tiltrotor, over which AgustaWestland has full control since buying out Bell Helicopter's stake in the program in 2011. AgustaWestland has ...


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