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AgustaWestland - CCTV Order A CA109 Power


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AgustaWestland Helicopters
: 24 May, 2007  (Company News)
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce CCTV of China has signed a contract for a CA109 Power helicopter for electronic news gathering and aerial filming operations in Beijing. The aircraft, which will be delivered by AgustaWestland's Chinese joint venture company Jiangxi Changhe Agusta Helicopter Company, will enter service in early 2008. The aircraft will be used by CCTV to cover events at the 2008 Olympics that will be held in Beijing.
Jiangxi Changhe Agusta Helicopter Company will assemble, maintain and provide ongoing training with pilots and maintainers undergoing initial training at AgustaWestland's 'A. Marchetti' Training Academy in Italy.

This order represents further success for AgustaWestland in the growing Chinese commercial Helicopter market. Last year AgustaWestland was awarded a contract by the Beijing Municipality Public Security Bureau for one AW109 Power, two CA109 Powers and one AW139. The AW109 Power has been operating in China since 2004 when the first aircraft was delivered to the Shenzhen Police.

The AW109 Power is certified for single pilot IFR operation and is powered by two Pratt & Whitney turbine engines enabling Category A performance at maximum gross weight. The ability to change the interior configuration enables the aircraft to be used for a wide range of transport and parapublic roles including VIP transport, emergency medical services, law enforcement role.



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