Second Lynx Wildcat makes flight debut

AgustaWestland’s second AW159 utility helicopter has made its flight debut in support of the British Army/UK Royal Navy Lynx Wildcat programme. The aircraft – dubbed TI2 – underwent general handling checks on its debut, and “performed as expected”, the company says.

Achieved at its Yeovil site in Somerset on 14 October, the event should be followed by the end of the month with the addition of the last aircraft from a three-strong test fleet. These should log a combined 600 flight hours, AgustaWestland says, with aircraft TI2 to be dedicated to testing the AW159′s avionics equipment. Continue reading…

Second Lynx Wildcat flies.jpg(Photo: AgustaWestland)


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