Leonardo Calls For AW169, AW189 Tail Rotor Inspections

Credit: AW169: Julian Herzog
LONDON—Leonardo Helicopters has issued safety directives to operators of its AW169 twin-engine medium helicopter to inspect tail-rotor components following a crash that killed five people Oct. 27. The directive, issued by the manufacturer and published by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)...
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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