NH90 Foibles Drive Norway To Cancellation Decision

Norwegian NH90 helicopter landing
Norwegian officials say the NH90’s high maintenance burden and fault accrual often left only one or two aircraft available for operations and training.
Credit: NHIndustries

After more than a decade of frustrations over availability, Norway has given up trying to operate its fleet of NH90 naval helicopters. Following years of unheeded warnings to the manufacturer—the NHIndustries joint venture of Airbus, Leonardo and Fokker—Oslo finally gave up operations with the...

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