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EBAA Safety Recognition Award goes to SEA Prime

Congratulations! EBAA Safety Recognition Award goes to SEA Prime! The award is assigned by EBAA to recognize success stories resulting from going ‘the extra mile’ and tangible manifestations of safety precautions in addition to those required by the regulations. On the occasion of the opening of the new Business&General Aviation Milano Prime Terminal of Milano Mal...

World’s first solar-powered drone capable of perpetual flight

The progress, development, innovation... Seams everythings becomes possible! Leonardo is accalerating technologycal progress by investing in the in the world’s first solar-powered drone capable of perpetual flight! Leonardo is investing in Skydweller Aero Inc., a US/Spanish start-up specialising in large-scale solar-powered unmanned air systems. The initiative will res...

9 months Leonardo results in line with Industrial Plan growth targets

Leonardo's Board of Directors approved the results at 30 September 2019. Alessandro Profumo, Leonardo CEO stated “The first nine months of 2019 are another important step forward on our journey: we are delivering consistently across our main businesses. We are reconfirming 2019 Guidance. We are fully focused on executing our Industrial Plan aimed at value creation for all our sta...

Meet Milano Prime at NBAA-BACE: general aviation traffic tripled since opening at Malpensa

Don't miss the opportunity to meet Sea Prime with the brand Milano Prime in Las Vegas during NBAA-BACE 2019. There are news you have to share the joy! Excellent results of the new Business& General Aviation Terminal at the Milano Malpensa International Airport since opening, with a 240% increase in movements compared to 2018. The inauguration of Milano Prime at Malpensa on 23 Ju...

The development of the first medical aid of the future

Leonardo and Olmedo have announced the signing of a collaboration agreement aimed at the development of technologies and equipment for rotary-wing and motor vehicles globally that conduct rescue missions. The aim of the agreement is to improve the times and effectiveness of emergency medical interventions carried out in a joint mode through the use of helicopter and ambulances in a seamless e...

New CAE and easyJet training centre inaugurated in Milan

CAE Milan centre for training more than 2,000 easyJet pilots from all over Europe is open! CAE and easyJet inaugurated the new centre alongside local Italian and Canadian government officials.  After London Gatwick and Manchester, this is the third new training centre that CAE has inaugurated in the last month to support the pilot training needs of easyJet across Europe and...

1,000th AW139 helicopter – a sales champion to the world market

Congratulations Leonardo! An achivement, a historic one - the delivery of 1,000th AW139 helicopter! The 1,000th machine of this model was delivered to Italy’s Guardia di Finanza during an official celebration. If you analyze the industry, it becomes clear that AW139 programme is the most important helicopter programme internationally in the last 15 years. The AW139&rsquo...

The acquisition of Aersud Elicotteri helps strengthen Airbus Helicopters local footprint

One more step to help strengthen Airbus Helicopters local footprint in Italy has been made - the acquisition of its distributor and 50-year partner Aersud Elicotteri. The company will now fully integrate Airbus Helicopters’ global network of customer centers.  Headquartered in the North of Italy, near the city of Verona, Aersud has played a key role...

Fasten you seatbelts, the project for the first electric passenger plane takes off

How close is the future? How close is the electric passenger plane? Now we are getting ready to use electric vehicles, they are getting more and more performant. What is going on in aviation regarding electric aicraft? Alice Commuter, produced by Eviation, designed to take 9 passengers, plus the two pilots, up to 650 miles at a cruise speed of 240 knots. Alice designed to redefine reg...

Meet largest-ever Remotely-Piloted Air System, the Falco Xplorer

Leonardo introduced its largest-ever Remotely-Piloted Air System, the Falco Xplorer. Building on thesuccess of the Company’s Falco family of tactical-class RPAS, the new drone features a payload capacity of 350kg, more than 24 hours flight time and a satellite communications capability for beyond- radio-line-of-sight operations, all within a 1.3 ton maximum take-off weight (MTOW). E...

The Countdown has started to the Opening of Malpensa Prime

During a press event at EBACE 2019, it was a,n amazing pleasure to find out more and to participate in the official countoun start to the Opening of Malpensa Prime. It's still an amazing quality of Italian Style presenting the future event and to let future clients dream of  discovering the facility. Please take a note into your agenda - the Opening of Malpansa Prime is schedulled f...

Pininfarina and AMAC Aerospace invitation to a new flight experience with Airbus A350-900

Last week we had an opportunity to discover in details an amazing future travel experience. We were invited by Pininfarina, AMAC Aerospace and Airbus to discover an innovative cabin concept. In fact, we would say even more - to discover a completelu new onboard experience, an architectural interior design what embrasses you with confort, serenity and security. EBACE is the place where you s...