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Farnborough 2012: New helicopter to be jointly produced in Russia

10th July 2012 - 16:03 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Farnborough


AgustaWestland and Russian Helicopters have signed a teaming agreement to jointly produce a new 2.5 tonne, single engine helicopter, it has been revealed.

Speaking at the Farnborough International Airshow, AgustaWestland CEO Bruno Spagnolini said the overall programme would be shared on a 50:50 basis and would be designed for the worldwide market across a range of applications.

‘This will be a completely new 2.5 tonne, single engine helicopter that we will develop together with our Russian Helicopter colleagues. It will be totally different from the [AW119] Koala, which is at the top end of this class. The new helicopter will

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