Boeing, Leonardo Team To Offer ‘MH-139’ As Huey Replacement

Credit: The Boeing-branded AW139 encountered technical difficulties on Feb. 25 when trying to take journalists on a demonstration flight from Washington Dulles International Airport: Aviation Week/James Drew
Boeing and Leonardo have formally announced their partnership for the U.S. Air Force UH-1N Huey Replacement Program, offering the latter’s AW139-based “MH-139” produced in Philadelphia. In an unfortunate start to the union, a Boeing-branded AW139 demonstration helicopter from Philadelphia was...

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