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Airplane-helicopter. AW-609 tiltrotor is preparing for icing trials
Rome, Italy - FAA certification is on track for 2018
The AW-609 TiltRotor (airplane+helicopter) programme is expected to start icing trials soon following recent ground and flight testing activities. These advances have been made in support of FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) certification, which remains on track for 2018.
The third prototype, based at Leonardo’s facility in Philadelphia, performed several weeks of unrestrained ground testing a...
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