October will see the EDA and its training provider, Inzpire, undertake live flying training in Hungary as part of its Helicopter Tactics Instructor course.
Training capability jumps as TH-73A arrives
On 6 August 2021, the first Leonardo TH-73A Thrasher training helicopter for the USN arrived at NAS Whiting Field-South near Milton in Florida from the Leonardo Helicopters facility in Philadelphia.
The aircraft is the first of an expected order of 130 airframes in the Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) programme. It will be operated by Training Air Wing 5 (TRAWING FIVE) as a replacement for the Bell TH-57B/C Sea Ranger where it will be used for undergraduate rotary-wing and tiltrotor training for USN, USMC, Coast Guard and some overseas pilots.
‘The TH-73A can allow us to more closely replicate the performance ...
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