Upgrades Ready AW169 Rotorcraft for Defense Role

The AW169’s skid landing gear is attracting attention from potential customers, and its distinctive horizontal stabilizer end plates improve handling in cruise.
Credit: Leonardo Helicopters
Leonardo is beefing up the capabilities of its AW169 twin-engine rotorcraft as it prepares it for a military career. With deliveries of about 130 of the 4.8-metric-ton helicopter, the type is already enjoying commercial success in the VIP, emergency medical service, law enforcement and even offshore...

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