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    TH-119 / TH-73A

    2016










    AgustaWestland TH-119 / TH-73A

    Based on the AW119Kx, the TH-119 is Leonardo' entry for the US Navy Advanced Helicopter Trainer competition. Is a single engine IFR light helicopter first unveiled at the Navy League Sea-Air Space Exhibition in Washington DC on May 2016. Fitted with Genesys Aerosystems avionics and a Pratt & Whitney PT6-B engine.

    Is the company proposal for the US Navy new trainer helicopter to replace the TH-57 Sea Ranger and to be produced (if wins) by AgustaWestland Philadelphia.

    Two prototypes converted from AW119Kx unveiled in 2016 and 2017. First IFR equipped TH-119, a converted AW119Ke, performed maiden flight on December 20, 2018. IFR certification expected early 2019.




    TH-119 / TH-73A News


    FRASCA Simulator for Navy TH-73A, 08-Apr-21 : #TH73 US Navy awarded to FlightSafety International Contractor Instructional Services (CIS) and availability on 18 FRASCA-designed and manufactured Level 6 and Level 7 Flight Training Devices (FTD) for the new TH-73 (AW119Kx) trainer helicopter fleet

    US Navy Orders 2nd Batch of TH-73A, 16-Nov-20 : #TH73 AgustaWestland Philadelphia awarded $171M for 36 more AW119Kx / TH-73A to be delivered by December 2022. These adds to the first 32 ordered last January. All part of a 130-aircraft program to replace the Bell TH-57 for US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard training

    Maintenance Contract for Navy TH-73A, 28-Oct-20 : #maintenance The US Navy awarded first $70M of a total $465M to Vertex Aerospace for logistics, maintenance support contract for the new Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) Leonardo TH-73A helicopters that will replace the 1970s TH-57

    FlightSafety to Provide Training for TH-73A, 08-Sep-20 : #simulator FlightSafety International selected by US Navy for delivery of simulators and training services from 2021 and continue through 2028 for the new Leonardo TH-73A helicopters at Training Air Wing TAW-5

    FlightSafety Wins TH-73 Simulators Contract, 27-Aug-20 : #AHTS US Navy awarded FlightSafety $363M for 18 simulators and other support services for the Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) Leonardo TH-73A between 2021 and 2026. The TH-73A is based on the AW119Kx and will replace the Bell TH-57 Sea Ranger trainers

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    List of Operators of AgustaWestland TH-119 / TH-73A


    From Organisation with model TH-119 / TH-73A
    2016
    usa AgustaWestland Philadelphia
        2016/   
    2020
    usa US Navy
        2020/   



    Construction Numbers

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    C/NYearHistory
    14725 2008 US ZA N629JS,ZS-RRN,N824BM
    14786 2012 US N490SM,N194NT
    14792 2012 IT US I-AWCV,N499SM
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