Top News on Westland Sea King

  • Bristow details AW189 contingency for UK SAR contract


    ​Bristow Helicopters could be forced to use Sikorsky S-92s as an interim replacement for the AgustaWestland AW189 on its flagship UK search and rescue contract if sufficient numbers of the latter cannot be delivered in time.


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  • Bristow details AW189 contingency for UK SAR contract


    ​Bristow Helicopters could be forced to use Sikorsky S-92s as an interim replacement for the AgustaWestland AW189 on...


  • Thales nears flight tests for Royal Navy Crowsnest bid


    ​Thales UK is gearing up to begin flight tests of its heavily revamped and updated Cerberus airborne early warning...


  • Australian auditors slam bungled NH90 procurement


    In a scathing report, ​Australian auditors have blamed a series of procurement errors and “development deficiencies”...


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  • Bristow details AW189 contingency for UK SAR contract

    News | 20 Nov 2014 17:04 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bristow Helicopters could be forced to use Sikorsky S-92s as an interim replacement for the AgustaWestland AW189 on its flagship UK search and rescue contract if sufficient numbers of the latter cannot be delivered in time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bristow-details-AW189-contingency-for-UK-SAR-contract-406313/
  • Thales nears flight tests for Royal Navy Crowsnest bid

    News | 10 Sep 2014 15:03 | Dominic Perry

    ​Thales UK is gearing up to begin flight tests of its heavily revamped and updated Cerberus airborne early warning system that it is pitching for the UK Royal Navy’s Crowsnest competition.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thales-nears-flight-tests-for-Royal-Navy-Crowsnest-bid-403553/
  • Australian auditors slam bungled NH90 procurement

    News | 29 Jul 2014 12:52 | Andrew McLaughlin

    In a scathing report, ​Australian auditors have blamed a series of procurement errors and “development deficiencies” for the delayed service entry of the nation’s fleet of NH Industries NH90 helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australian-auditors-slam-bungled-NH90-procurement-402130/
  • UK launches commando role transition for AW101

    News | 29 Jan 2014 13:44 | Craig Hoyle

    Seven of the UK’s AgustaWestland AW101 Merlin rotorcraft will receive an initial set of modifications to ensure a continuation of support for the Royal Navy’s Commando Helicopter Force once the service’s last Westland Sea King HC4/4+ transports are retired in 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-launches-commando-role-transition-for-AW101-395363/
  • UK reveals repair bill after Afghan hailstorm

    News | 23 Jan 2014 10:28 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The total cost of repairing five Royal Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130J tactical transports which suffered significant airframe damage when a hailstorm passed through southern Afghanistan on 23 April 2013 has been revealed as almost £10 million ($16.6 million).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-reveals-repair-bill-after-Afghan-hailstorm-395150/
  • AgustaWestland close to Merlin HC3 upgrade deal with UK

    News | 20 Dec 2013 13:51 | Dominic Perry

    AgustaWestland is believed to be close to signing a deal with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to convert and upgrade a total of 25 AW101 Merlin helicopters currently operated by the Royal Air Force for use by the Royal Navy.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AgustaWestland-close-to-Merlin-HC3-upgrade-deal-with-UK-394353/