Fourth Prototype AW609 Tiltrotor Flies

Credit: Leonardo
LONDON—Leonardo Helicopters has completed the first flight of the fourth prototype AW609 commercial tiltrotor. The aircraft is fully representative of the final configuration and includes the Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics suite. It took to the air from Leonardo’s facility in Philadelphia on Dec...
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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