Kopter’s SH09 Renamed AW09, Reflecting Leonardo Ownership

Credit: Kopter Group/Leonardo
Kopter Group’s SH09 single-engine light helicopter has been rebranded the AW09 to reflect the aircraft’s entry into the product line of Leonardo Helicopters. The rebranding of the aircraft comes almost exactly a year after Leonardo’s $185 million takeover of the Kopter business was completed last...
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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