25 septembrie 2019

Leonardo plans support facility if it wins US training helicopter deal


Leonardo intends to build a support and maintenance centre in the United States if it wins a competition to provide a new training helicopter for the US Navy (USN), Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.The 9,300 m2facility will be constructed in Whiting Aviation Park, near Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Florida. It would employ 40-50 staff, Leonardo noted in a 25 September statement.AnalysisLeonardo is offering its TH-119 single-engine helicopter to meet the USN TH-73 Advanced Helicopter Training [...]