Leonardo upgrading 8 Mk21A in Yeovil, UK in a $160 million contract as AH-11B
Brazilian Wild Lynx First Landing on Ship, 02-Aug-19 : #WildLynx Brazilian naval aviation new upgraded helicopter, the Wild Lynx Mk21B or AH-11B performed first landing on a Navy’ ship
First Flight in Brazil for the AH-11B Wild Lynx, 21-Feb-19 : #WildLynx The first of 8 Mk21B Wild Lynx helicopters to be operated by HA-1 Squadron performed first flight in Brazil after being upgraded in the UK
Second Upgraded Brazilian Lynx Flying in Yeovil, 28-Jun-18 : #upgrade The second of 8 Brazilian Navy Super Lynx being upgraded by Leonardo at Yeovil, UK performed first Flight. Deliveries scheduled to be completed by 2020
First Flight for Brazilian Navy’ Upgraded Super Lynx, 28-Sep-17 : The first of 8 Brazilian Navy Lynx Mk21B completed maiden flight at Yeovil, England. Entered service in 1978, they were converted to Super Lynx in 2003. New upgrade contract signed in 2014
XPO Logistics To Transport Brazilian Lynxes to UK, 07-Oct-15 : AgustaWestland has appointed XPO Logistics to coordinate the handling, storage and transportation of eight Lynx Mk21A helicopters from Brazil to the UK for their upgrade.
EW Update for 8 Brazilian Navy Lynx Mk.21A, 02-Sep-15 : Brazilian Navy 8 Lynx Mk.21A will receive Selex ES SAGE electronic support measure along with the company’s defensive aid suite controller and a third-party countermeasure dispensing system.
AgustaWestland to Upgrade Brazilian Navy Lynx, 02-Jul-14 : AgustaWestland signed USD 160M contract to install new engines and upgraded navigation and mission avionics on 8 Lynx helicopters of the Brazilian Navy between 2015 and 2019
|Years||Units||bold : Current base of the Unit|
|2019/||HA-1|| Sao Pedro da Aldeia |
List of Aircraft
|C/N||Built||ID In this Organisation||In other Org|
|378|| N-4001: Wild Lynx mk21b AgustaWestland UK, conv to Mk21B;
28sep17 first flight of an+|
|381||1996|| N-4004: Wild Lynx mk21b second conv to AH-11B f/f 21jun18 at Yeovil, UK|