Fourth and Last Prototype of AW609 Takes Flight, 28-Dec-19 : #AW609 The fourth and final prototype of the AW609 tiltrotor performed its first flight at Leonardo’s Philadelphia plant. First two production aircraft currently being assembled for ERA
Aeromedical Tilt Rotor Seminar in Australia, 15-Nov-17 : The “Defining the Future of Rescue and Retrieval: Aviation Innovation ” seminar showcasing the AW609 tilt-rotor will be held in Brisbane, Australia November 21-22
Canada Heroux-Devtek Landing Gear for AW609, 18-Sep-15 : Héroux-Devtek Inc from Québec, Canada has been awarded a long-term contract by Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland to design and supply landing gear for the AW609 TiltRotor aircraft.
AW609 Speed Record : 1000 km in 2 Hs 18 Min, 15-Sep-15 : The AW609 set a speed record on a 1000 km ‘point-to-point’ journey flying from Yeovil England to Cascina Costa Milan, Italy a distance of 1161km / 721miles in 2 hours 18 minutes
AW609 at the Frecce Tricolori 55th Anniversary, 05-Sep-15 : Finmeccanica will show the AW609 tilt-rotor during the 55th anniversary of the Italian aerobatic team, the Frecce Tricolori, at
military airport in Rivolto near Udine, September 5-6