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Poland Starts AW101 Acquisition Process, 08-Apr-19 : #AW101 Leonardo UK and polish subsidiary PZL-Świdnik signed €90M Offset Agreement with PGZ and Polish Ministry of National Defence to establish in-country maintenance capabilities preceding a contract for AW101 helicopters

Royal Navy’ Merlins Reaches 200,000 Flight Hours, 29-Jan-19 : #Merlin Royal Navy EH101 Merlin fleet achieved 200.000 flight hours since entered service 1997. With the AEW Crowsnest about to enter service, the type is expected to serve at least until 2030s

Redstreak Mobile Phone Rescue System, 05-Dec-18 : #Redstreak First Installed on the Norwegian AW101 Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter, the Redstreak Mobile Phone Detection and Location System (MPDLS) turns every mobile phone into a rescue beacon

First Commando Merlin Mk4 Delivered to Royal Navy, 24-May-18 : #commando UK Fleet Air Air took delivery of the first of 25 upgraded Commando Merlin Mk4 ( Merlin HC.4 ) to support the Royal Marines Commando Force

Latest Variant of the AW101 Makes Paris Debut, 15-Jun-09 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the latest variant of the AW101 medium lift helicopter is making its debut at Paris Air Show. The latest variant of the AW101 features new more efficient main rotor blades, new more powerful engines, a new cockpit display system and a new up rated tail rotor. These technology upgrades enable the AW101 to fly faster, further with more payload, whilst improving performance in extreme conditions, enhancing crew effectiveness in the cockpit and increasing mission capability. This latest version of the AW101 is already in production and available to export customers.





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TV-2 vh-71 2007     G-17-002: Agusta-Westland EH-101 Mk.519, c/n TV-2, ff 03Jul07; del to +
TV-3 vh-71 2008     G-17-003: Agusta-Westland EH-101 Mk.519, c/n TV-3, ff 27Feb08; del via+
TV-4 vh-71 2008     G-17-004: Agusta-Westland EH-101 Mk.519, c/n TV-4, ff 19Mar08; retaine+
TV-5 vh-71 2007     G-17-005: Agusta-Westland EH-101 Mk.519, c/n TV-5, ff 11Dec07; del via+
PP-1 vh-71 2008     G-17-101: Agusta-Westland EH-101 Mk.519, c/n PP-1, ff 22Sep08; dpt Yeo+
PP-2 vh-71 2008     G-17-102: Agusta-Westland EH-101 Mk.519, c/n PP-2
PP-3 vh-71 2008     G-17-103: Agusta-Westland EH-101 Mk.519, c/n PP-3, ff 29Nov08; del NAT+
PP-4 vh-71 2009     G-17-104: Agusta-Westland EH-101 Mk.519, c/n PP-4, ff 13Jan09; del NAT+
PP-5 vh-71 2009     G-17-105: Agusta-Westland EH-101 Mk.519, c/n PP-5, ff 28Apr09; del NAT+
50012 mk510     G-17-510: AgustaWestland; Jun09 pictured (pic1) AW.101 type BERP IV bl+
AgustaWestland Italy I-AGWH: CIV01/510001/50012. G-17-510. To USA Oct04 for Team US1+
50228 aw101.610     G-17-610: AgustaWestland UK test serial AW101 Mk610 for Algeria
Algerian National Navy AN-01: Algerian Naval Forces; UK G-17-610, ZR328
50008 1990     G-OIOI: 03Apr18 pictured as US101 G-OIOI at RAF Museum, Hendon
    ZJ116: To RAF Brize Norton for air transportability trials, after O+
Westland PP8: First flew 24 April 1990. Was fittedout in civil config+

Westland G-OIOI: EH Industries (EHI) EH-101 Heliliner Nov88-Apr96, to ZJ+

Westland ZJ116: Intensive flight trials, with PP9 from Mar 1996, until +

To Aberdeen for reliability trials with PP9.

Ministry of Defence (MoD) ZJ116: MoD military serial; preserved RAF Museum Hendon
50033 hc.3 1998     ZJ117: 2007 with AgustaWestland for BERP IV Flight Testing for the +
Royal Air Force ZJ117: RAF 50033/RAF01 f/f 24dec98 at Yeovil

1999 as /H301 at Le Bourget air show
50149 hc.3 2001     ZJ127: hc.4 conv to fully marinised HC.4
Royal Air Force ZJ127: RAF 50149/RAF11 in 2003 /L 28Sqn.

25feb17 rear fuselage and tail boom seen in storage yar+

Royal Navy ZJ127: 08jul17 /L pictured at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2017
50167 hc.3 2001     ZJ129: hc.4 May18 /N conv to HC.4 completed for delivery to 845 NAS
Royal Air Force ZJ129: RN; 01may05 as 28Sqn /N pictured (pic1) at Abingdon

2007 28Sqn /N

Royal Navy ZJ129: 08jan16 846Sqn /N at Nantes direction South

08jan16 846Sqn /N at Bordeaux direction Spain

HC.3I type; 10jan16 visit to Gibraltar with ZJ121.

May 2018 re-delivered to Fleet Air Arm after upgrade.

As 845 NAS / N, in formation with ZJ131 / P and ZJ134 /+

Apr 2019 noted operating from RFA Lyme Bay during JW19-+
50089 mk512 2003     ZJ990: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-501: 50089/DEN01 return to UK as ZJ990

Royal Air Force ZJ990: First delivered to the Royal Danish air force as M-501 +

27aug09 pictured (pic1) at RAF Benson

RAF 50089/DEN01; 2011 type:HC3A 28/78Sqn./AA

08jul12 HC.3A type pictured (pic2) as 78 Sqn /AA at RIA+

Royal Navy ZJ990: RN from Sep16; Sep17 pictured (pic3) asg 845Sq trainin+
50095 mk512 2004     ZJ991: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-502: 50095/DEN02 d/d 10jan06; Esk 722 RESCUE 02. ex UK ZJ991

08sep18 pictured during Belgian Air Force Days 2018 at +
50106 mk512 2004     ZJ992: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-503: 50106/DEN03 return to UK as ZJ992; Jul06 pictured (pic1+

Royal Air Force ZJ992: Delivered to RDAF as M-503 in 2006, arrived in UK for c+

RAF 50106/DEN03 in June 2009 /AB 28/78Sqn.

29jul09 pictured (pic2) as /AB at RNAS Culdrose Air Day

21aug13 HC.3A type 28/78Sqn./AB Geilenkirchen dep. next+

Royal Navy ZJ992: 27jul18 as 845Sq /AB pictured (pic3) at London Heliport+
50114 mk512 2004     ZJ993: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-504: 50114/DEN04 d/d 19jan06; Esk 722 RESCUE 04. ex UK ZJ993
50121 mk512 2005     ZJ994: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-505: 50121/DEN05 return to UK as ZJ994

Royal Air Force ZJ994: Delivered to RDAF as M-505 on 2 Feb 2006. Returned to +

Royal Navy ZJ994: 02jul16 pictured (pic1) as 845 NAS /AC at RNAS Yeovilto+

Jun18 pictured (pic2) with ZK001 as HC.3A type /AC at A+
50123 mk512 2005     ZJ995: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-506: 50123/DEN06 return to UK as ZJ995

Royal Air Force ZJ995: Delivered to RDAF as M-506 on 29 Apr 2006. Returned to +

May 2011 Merlin HC.3A ZJ995/AD pictured at RAF Benson
50136 mk512 2005     ZJ996: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-507: 50136/DEN07 d/d 19may06; Esk 722 RESCUE 07. ex UK ZJ996
50145 mk512 2005     ZJ997: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-508: 50145/DEN08 d/d 16mar06; Esk 722 RESCUE 08. ex UK ZJ997
50148 mk512 2005     ZJ998: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-509: 50148/DEN09 return to UK as ZJ998

RDAF; 16jul06 pictured (top) as /Rescue-09 at RAF Fairf+

Royal Air Force ZJ998: Delivered to RDAF as M-509.  Returned to UK on 29jun07+

2011 pictured (bot) as HC.3A type at RAF Benson

Royal Navy ZJ998: Royal Navy; 03mar18 HC.3A type 845Sqn./AE visit Schipho+
50157 mk512 2006     ZJ999: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-510: 50157/DEN10 d/d 28aug06; Esk 722 RESCUE 10. ex UK ZJ999

24oct13 pictured at NAF El Centro, USA

28jul15 at Odense universitetshospital
50160 mk512 2006     ZK001: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-511: 50160/DEN11 return to UK as ZK001

Royal Air Force ZK001: Delivered to RDAF as M-511.  Returned to the UK on 29j+

Jul12 78Sqn /28

23jul12 pictured (pic1) in Union Jack Burst special li+

21aug13 HC.3A type 28/78Sqn./AF Geilenkirchen dep. next+

23jan15 type HC.3A 28 Sqn /AF at Shawbury

15may15 pictured (pic2) at Newquay airport

Royal Navy ZK001: Royal Navy; 03mar18 HC.3A type 845 Sqn /AF visit Schiph+

Jun18 pictured (pic3) as HC.3A type /AF at APROC 2018 i+

Mar19 as HC3A type 845NAS /AF pictured (pic4) in Norw+
50161 mk512 2006     ZK002: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-512: 50161/DEN12 d/d 17nov06; Esk 722 RESCUE 12. ex UK ZK00+

24oct13 pictured at NAF El Centro, USA

29aug17 over Derbyshire, England
50162 mk512 2006     ZK003: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-513: 50162/DEN13 d/d 19jan07; Esk 722 RESCUE 13. ex UK ZK003

21jul13 pictured at RIAT 2013 RAF Fairford, UK
50165 mk512 2006     ZK004: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-514: 50165/DEN14 d/d 02feb07; Esk 722 RESCUE 14. ex UK ZK004+
50007 1989     ZK101: Cold weather trials in Canada Dec 1999 - c Feb 2000
Agusta Spa PP7: Military utility variant first flew 18 December 1989. D+
50138 mk518 2005     ZK112: Merlin Mk.518, c/n 50138/KHI01, reg G-17-518, f/f 15/02/2005+
Japanese Navy 8651: Westland built kit c/n 50138
50222 mk512 2009     ZK160: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-515: 50222/DEN15 d/d 05Jun09; UK test serial ZK160
50223 mk512 2009     ZK161: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-516: 50223/DEN16; d/d 24Jul09; UK ZK161
50224 mk512 2009     ZK162: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-517: 50224/DEN17; d/d 21Aug09; UK ZK162
50225 mk512 2009     ZK163: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-518: 50225/DEN18 d/d 08Oct09, UK test serial ZK163

11oct14 seriously damaged 13km E Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghan+

08may18 Back in Danish service after being rebuilt afte+
50226 mk512 2009     ZK164: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-519: 50226/DEN19; d/d 29Oct09; UK ZK164

18mar14 visit Gilze Rijen
50227 mk512 2009     ZK165: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests
Royal Danish Air Force M-520: 50227/DEN20; d/d 20Jan10; UK ZK165

Aug15 Esk 722 as /Rescue20
50229 aw101.610     ZR329: UK test serial AW101 Mk610 for Algeria
Algerian National Navy AN-02: Algerian Naval Forces d/d 23may11; UK G-17-611, ZR329
50230 aw101.610     ZR330: UK test serial AW101 Mk610 for Algeria
Algerian National Navy AN-03: Algerian Naval Forces; UK G-17-612, ZR330
50231 aw101.610     ZR331: UK test serial AW101 Mk610 for Algeria; 31may11 pictured at +
Algerian National Navy AN-04: Algerian Naval Forces d/d 14feb12; UK G-17-613, ZR331
50232 aw101.610     ZR332: UK test serial AW101 Mk610 for Algeria
Algerian National Navy AN-05: Algerian Naval Forces d/d 24may11; UK G-17-614, ZR332
50239 AW101 640     ZR334: AgustaWestland, for Saudi Arabia; 06dec13 pictured at Yeovil+
Ministry of Defense HMH-1: Saudi VIP
50240 AW101 640     ZR335: AgustaWestland, for Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Defense HMH-2: Saudi VIP

10nov15 at Mardan Palace, Muratpaşa/Antalya, Turkey
50241 AW101 VVIP 2013     ZR336: AW101 643 type for Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan Airliners EZ-S714: Turkmenistan Airliners d/d 29mar13
50245 AW101 VVIP 2012     ZR337: AW101 643 type for Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan Airliners EZ-S715: Turkmenistan Airliners d/d 16jun12; 05aug12 rtn to UK

11mar17 10:00 at 9001 ft over Leuven, Belgium heading S+

12mar17 at Łódź, Poland for refueling
50242 AW101 641     ZR338: jul12 AgustaWestland./IND 01
Indian Air Force ZW-4301: India Air Force d/d 18dec12, test serial ZR338; Jan14 s+
50243 AW101 641     ZR339: AgustaWestland UK jul12 /IND 02
50244 AW101 641 2012     ZR340: jul12 AgustaWestland./IND 03
Indian Air Force ZW-4303: India Air Force d/d 28dec12, test serial ZR340; Jan14 s+
50246 AW101 641 2012     ZR341: IND04 UK test serial AW101 Mk641 for India
Indian Air Force ZW-4304: India Air Force d/d 21dec12, test serial ZR341; Jan14 s+
50247 AW101 641     ZR342: IND05 UK test serial AW101 Mk641 for India; 30oct12 pictured+
50248 AW101 641 2012     ZR343: IND06 UK test serial AW101 Mk641 for India
50251 AW101 641     ZR344: IND07 UK test serial AW101 Mk641 for India as ZW-4307. Contr+
Nigerian Air Force 280: Nigeria Air Force VIP Aug14

30sep14 pictured (pic1) at Newquay before delivery

01oct14 parked at the Diamond Hangar, Stansted Airport,+

Nigerian Air Force NAF 543: pictured (pic2) (pic3) unk
50252 AW101 641     ZR345: IND08 UK test serial AW101 Mk641 for India
Nigerian Air Force 281: Nigeria VIP; w/o 24nov16 pictured (pic2); crashed on l+
50253 AW101 641     ZR346: IND09 UK test serial AW101 Mk641 for India
50254 AW101 641     ZR347: IND10 UK test serial AW101 Mk641 for India as ZW-4310. Contr+
- 4K-Ai010: Azerbaijan
50255 AW101 641     ZR348: IND11 UK test serial AW101 Mk641 for India
50256 AW101 641     ZR349: IND12 UK test serial AW101 Mk641 for India
50249 AW101 642 2013     ZR350: AgustaWestland, VIP for Argelia; 13nov13 pictured (pic1) at +
Algerian Air Force 7T-WVB: Algerian airforce VIP 2014; 05dec13 refuel stop at Perp+

02jul16 picture (pic2) in refuel stop at Perpignan, Fra+
50250 AW101 642 2013     ZR351: AgustaWestland, for Algeria; 20nov13 pictured at Yeovil
Algerian Air Force 7T-WVD: Algerian airforce VIP 2014; 05dec13 refuel stop at Perp+
50257 hh-101a 2014     ZR352: AgustaWestland UK, AMI/CSAR01; 04feb14 pictured (pic1) at Ye+
Italian Air Force MM81864: AMI 15-01

04sep15 pictured (pic4) at Udine city, 55th Anniversary+

03oct15 at Trapani for Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 ;+

07oct15 pictured (pic5) at Cervia airport, Associazione+

09oct15 15° Stormo Cervia, Italy

Demonstration at Warsaw for Polish Navy

Emergency landing during the flight from Poland to Ita+

04sep17 pictured (pic6) at Targi Kielce, Poland for MSP+
50258 hh-101a 2014     ZR353: AgustaWestland UK, AMI/CSAR02
Italian Air Force MM81865: AMI 15-02 Jun14

Test trials in base firm's livery with one red (?!) mai+

Black livery, without main rotor blades

13jan16 Salon De Provance Airbase 701
50264 AW101 612 2016     ZZ101: Manufacturer test serial. To Norway Jul 2018
Royal Norwegian Air Force 0264: Norway f/f 17aug16, test serial ZZ101
50265 AW101 612 2017     ZZ102: AgustaWestland Yeovil Feb17
Royal Norwegian Air Force 0265: Second Norwegian AW101; 19jan18 pictured departing Yeov+
50270 AW101 612 2017     ZZ104: Manufacturers test serial, ff 17 Jan 2018; to Norway by May +
Royal Norwegian Air Force 0270: Norway, test serial ZZ104