AgustaWestland Logs Orders
Brazilian-based Synergy Aerospace has ordered 12 AgustaWestland helicopters, including AW109 Powers, Grands and AW139s. They will be used in corporate, executive and offshore transport. The contract is part of a 2006 framework agreement. Meanwhile, Spanish marine safety agency Sasemar has ordered two additional AW139s in search-and-rescue (SAR) configuration, to be used for SAR and water-pollution detection. Equipment includes a rescue hoist, a forward-looking infrared camera, a search/weather radar, emergency floats and a four-axis autopilot with SAR modes.