LONDON – Another major order for helicopters has emerged from China, this time for AgustaWestland models. The €400 million ($510 million) order from the Beijing Automotive Industrial Corporation (BAIC) is a multiyear contract for up to 50 AgustaWestland twin-engine helicopters including the AW169, AW139 and AW189. The deal, signed in Rome on Oct. 14, sees deliveries beginning in mid-2015 through 2019 and also includes spare parts, training and technical support. The contract was ...


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