Exhibitor Profile

LEONARDO Helicopters


Leonardo’s Helicopter Division performs research, design, development, production, customer support and marketing of the company’s extensive range of modern helicopters for commercial, public service, security and defence applications.

The Helicopter Division manages the entire helicopter development and production cycle. Manufacturing facilities, concentrated in Italy, UK, Poland and USA, are fully integrated and are organised around ‘centres of excellence’ that support the final assembly lines.

Current production covers all the main helicopter weight categories, from the 1.8 tonne single-engine SW-4 to the 16 tonne three engine AW101. Other products include the fast and flexible AW119Kx single engine, the AW109 Trekker and the AW109 GrandNew light-twins, the brand new AW169 twin engine, the multi-role AW159, the bestselling AW139 intermediate twin, the AW149 medium twin, the latest generation AW189 and the NH90.

All the helicopters are dual use (commercial and military) platforms except specific military AW159, AW101 and NH-90. The AW139M, military version of the AW139, combining state-of-the-art technology, unmatched performance and unrivalled safety, is the best solution in the most challenging conditions, all over the world.

The Helicopter Division provides customers with efficient logistics and maintenance support in order to increase operational availability of their helicopters while reducing through life costs. This means offering commercial and military customers optimised aftersales support and training solutions tailored to their specific needs.

Leonardo Helicopters is also committed to the study and introduction into the market of innovative technologies and platforms, including the AW609 TiltRotor and the remotely controlled/optionally piloted rotorcraft.

In addition to its own research and development activities, the Division is actively involved in many collaborative research programmes with major European aerospace companies.