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Certified and ready for the global market: M-345 - Leonardo new jet trainer

The Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness, the Italian Ministry of Defence’s Certification Authority, has issued the "Initial Certification" for Leonardo's new M-345 training aircraft. This important achievement for the M-345 programme is the result of intense activities with two hundred dedicated flights logged alongside the critical support of th...

Leonardo: retained confidence in solid medium-long term fundamentals

Good start to the year Strong order intake at € 3.4 billion, up 36% Key businesses on track, excluding COVID-19 impact Solid Backlog at € 37 billion, ensuring coverage for ca. 2.5 years COVID-19 impact began in March Leonardo facilities designated strategic and all running Some slowdowns in production activities, lower productivity, lower efficiencies and delays in...

Sapere Aude to Fly Again

Should we install new seats capable of containing COVID-19 on aircrafts? Maybe, but we won't feel safe on claustrophobic seats that could turn into a trap in emergency conditions. The key point, in our view, is to give people a sense that their safety is, for those who work in aviation, the top priority. We want to make a contribution by sharing our considerations. It is known that the psy...

Covid19 impact on business aviation industry - inside from Milano Prime

Italy is still one of the most soufferd of covid19 countries, we had to give you some inside feedback from our friends from Milano Prime, how and hathappened in this dramatic perion, how they reacted and what they feel changing in industry. Milano Prime’s CEO Chiara Dorigotti answered some of our questions: Q.What was your first reaction and to do list when you found out about ex...

Milano Prime respond to the health emergency

The terminals of Milano Linate Prime and Malpensa Prime are operational with extraordinary actions and preventive measures!  SEA Prime, which with the Milano Prime brand is the sole manager of the Business & General Aviation infrastructures for the Linate and Malpensa airports, addresses the health emergency by implementing preventive measures, in compliance with the rules an...

Leonardo to supply range of electronics for Spanish Air Force PC-21 trainers

Leonardo has been awarded a contract by Pilatus Aircraft Ltd to provide airborne communications systems, cockpit control panels and associated electronics for installation on-board PC-21 single-engine turboprop trainers being supplied to the Spanish Air Force (Ejército del Aire). The aircraft were ordered by the Spanish Ministry of Defense through its Armament and Material Directorate (DGAM...

Leonardo: solidarity shown through its support towards civilian

During this time of an unprecedented health emergency in Italy, Leonardo, which is among the top ten world players in Aerospace, Defence and Security, continues to provide resources and people in support of national institutions’ management and containment of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Leonardo has undertaken a series of solidarity initiatives to support the efforts made by pe...

Leonardo extends its training services capabilities to rotorcraft UAS

Leonardo is extending its training services capabilities to include rotorcraft unmanned aerial systems to provide 360° training solutions to its growing customer base for maximised mission effectiveness and safety. The Company has recently obtained an Authorized Training Organization Certificate for UAS released by ENAC (Italian National Civil Aviation Authority). With this certification...

Professione Volare once again chooses ALSIM ALX

Professione Volare purchased ALSIM ALX simulator. Captain Montefiori, Owner of Professione Volare, explains his choice: “At the end of 2019, for our 25th anniversary, we decided to upgrade our ‘fleet’ buying our own simulator. For us the ALX simulator is the best solution available in the market for several reasons: - the high-tech and user-friendly simulator ensures t...

Important traffic growth and new achievements - meet Milano Prime at Air Ops Europe

SEA Prime, SEA Group company and sole operator of Business&General Aviation infrastructures at the Linate and Malpensa airports with the brand Milano Prime, is present at AIR OPS strong of the positive results achieved in 2019.  In 2019, the opening of the new Milano Prime terminal at Malpensa generated an 85.5% increase in movements. This figure includes 5,300 move...

Milano Prime 2019 traffic growth numbers are more than impressive

Business&General Aviation traffic in Milan in December in the two airports managed by Milano Prime – Linate Prime and Malpensa Prime - registered an overall growth of 19.4%. The growth was 16.8% in Linate and 34.8% in Malpensa. This result is particularly significant in comparison to the average increase of European B&GA airports of 2.9%. In the year 2019 the opening...

Aerotech Academy for engineering studies - Leonardo and the "Federico II" University

Leonardo has signed a collaboration agreement with the University of Naples "Federico II" to launch the Aerotech Academy, an advanced training course on leading engineering issues. The course will provide skills and operational competence that can be immediately used in advanced technology industrial sectors. The initiative is aimed at students selected with a special notice (l...