Top News on Westland Lynx

  • Rotor club: Our top 10 most influential helicopters


    With the Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X making its maiden flight recently – and with the technologically advanced 525 Relentless waiting in the wings – we run down a (entirely subjective) list of the most influential helicopters of all time. And before anyone complains at the lack of a tiltrotor or compound rotorcraft, for reasons of simplicity we kept to conventional helicopters, as the more complex designs would fill a list all of their own. So, in order of age:


  • Other News for Westland Lynx

  • First two Danish Seahawks near completion


    ​The first two Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters destined for the Royal Danish Navy have arrived at...


  • UK orders lightweight missiles for naval Wildcat


    ​The UK Royal Navy has awarded Thales a £48 million ($81 million) contract to develop a new light missile for its...


  • ILA: Sea Lion to avoid past NH90 pitfalls, says Faury


    ​The German navy’s planned Sea Lion version of the NH Industries NH90 will not incur the same level of development risk...


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  • First two Danish Seahawks near completion

    News | 31 Jul 2015 10:43 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The first two Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters destined for the Royal Danish Navy have arrived at the former’s Owego, New York site, where they will undergo mission system integration ahead of a planned delivery to the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation in 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-two-Danish-Seahawks-near-completion-415256/
  • Rotor club: Our top 10 most influential helicopters

    News | 21 Nov 2014 12:02 | Dominic Perry

    With the Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X making its maiden flight recently – and with the technologically advanced 525 Relentless waiting in the wings – we run down a (entirely subjective) list of the most influential helicopters of all time. And before anyone complains at the lack of a tiltrotor or compound rotorcraft, for reasons of simplicity we kept to conventional helicopters, as the more complex designs would fill a list all of their own. So, in order of age:http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rotor-club-Our-top-10-most-influential-helicopters-405973/
  • Sikorsky gets equipment order for Danish Seahawks

    News | 26 Jun 2014 09:30 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Navy has awarded Sikorsky a $115 million contract for engineering work that includes the installation of a range of capabilities for the Royal Danish Air Force’s nine new MH-60R Seahawk helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sikorsky-gets-equipment-order-for-Danish-Seahawks-400770/
  • UK orders lightweight missiles for naval Wildcat

    News | 17 Jun 2014 16:32 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK Royal Navy has awarded Thales a £48 million ($81 million) contract to develop a new light missile for its AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat attack helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-orders-lightweight-missiles-for-naval-Wildcat-400496/
  • ILA: Sea Lion to avoid past NH90 pitfalls, says Faury

    News | 20 May 2014 14:55

    ​The German navy’s planned Sea Lion version of the NH Industries NH90 will not incur the same level of development risk as earlier variants of the rotorcraft, the chief executive of Airbus Helicopters says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ILA-Sea-Lion-to-avoid-past-NH90-pitfalls-says-Faury-399535/
  • Qatar plans €2bn NH90 acquisition

    News | 28 Mar 2014 16:28 | Dominic Perry

    ​Qatar has signed a letter of intent covering the possible acquisition of 22 NH Industries NH90 helicopters in a deal worth around €2 billion ($2.8 billion).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-plans-2bn-NH90-acquisition-397582/