SAR AW609 Mockup at the Dubai Air Show 2017
Leonardo exhibits a AW609 mock-up in Search and Rescue (SAR) configuration at the Dubai Air Show 2017
|Dubai Airshow 2017|
Helis, November 13, 2017 - Dubai Air Show 2017 - For the first time in the region, Leonardo is exhibiting a full scale cabin mockup of the AW609 Tilt Rotor configured for search and rescue missions.
In 2015, the United Arab Emirates Joint Aviation Command signed order for 3, plus 3 options, of this new aircaft to be delivered from 2019.
After the tragic lost of the second prototype, the certification of the type is expected by 2018 and deliveries following immediately afterwards.