AW609 Certification Slips Into 2020

MILAN—Leonardo has said certification of its AW609 commercial tiltrotor is likely to slide into 2020, but the company is sticking to its plan to deliver the first aircraft by the end of next year. “We are now slowing down the timing,” explained Leonardo CEO Gian Piero Cutillo, speaking on the...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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