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AW completes autorotation tests for AW609 tiltrotor

1st May 2014 - 12:39 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London

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AgustaWestland has successfully completed autorotation trials for its AW609 tiltrotor programme at the Arlington facility in Texas, it has been announced.

The tests were carried out under the observation of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and covered the full wind-milling and autorotation envelopes.

Trials were completed between the end of ...

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