AgustaWestland is aiming to fly the full prototype of its AW149 (top photo) in 2010, following the slightly delayed first flight of the risk-reduction demonstrator this month. The type could be ready for service by 2014. The risk-reduction platform uses the AW149 airframe and avionics with the dynamic train and powerplant from the AW139. Originally meant to fly last summer, this event was rescheduled to accommodate other program requirements. The flight took place at the AgustaWestland ...
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