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    AgustaWestland Philadelphia TH-119 / TH-73A

    Based on the AW119Kx, was Leonardo entry for the US Navy trainer helicopter program to replace the Bell TH-57 Sea Ranger

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    First TH-73A Thrasher Delivered to US Navy, 09-Aug-21 : #Thrasher US Navy received first operational TH-73 new trainer helicopter at NAS Whiting Field. Named “Thrasher” for a brown bird common to the southeastern United States

    First TH-73A Delivered to US Navy, 11-Jun-21 : #TH73 Delivery of first of 130 Leonardo Philadelphia TH-73A trainer helicopters to the US Navy. The AW119Kx was chosen to replace the TH-57 as the Undergraduate Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) for the US Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and NATO allies

    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

    US Navy Instructors Begin Training in TH-73A, 04-Jul-20 : #instructors US Navy’s instructor pilots from Training Air Wing TAW-5 taking course at Leonardo Philadelphia on their future trainer helicopters the TH-73A (AW119Kx Koala)

    Triumph Subsystems for Future Navy Trainer, 04-Jun-20 : #suppliers Triumph Systems & Support Mechanical Solutions operating company is the incumbent supplier of cockpit and engine controls for the Leonardo AW119 which was recently selected as the future US Navy trainer TH-73 built in Pennsylvania

    US Government Denied Airbus Protest over Koala, 15-May-20 : #GAO The US Gov Accountability Office (GAO) denied the protest on the Navy new trainer TH-73 and Leonardo has resumed work in Philadelphia

    TH-119 Certification Team Wins Harry T Jensen Award, 07-Apr-20 : #IFR Leonardo TH-119 Certification Team won the Vertical Flight Society’s Harry T Jensen Award. Developed by Genesys Aerosystems, the TH-119 is the first single-engine helicopter approved for instrument flight rules (IFR) in the US since the 1990s

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    14786 2012     N194NT: th-73a TH-119 type demonstrator pictured at NAS Whiting Field navy+
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    14792 2012     N499SM: th-73a May16 pictured (pic4) as TH-119 at the Navy League Sea-Air +
    AgustaWestland Italy I-AWCV: AgustaWestland, Italy from May17

    14725 2008     N824BM: th-73a AgustaWestland, PA from Aug17; conv TH-119 f/f 20dec18
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