Italian Helicopter NEWS

Latest NEWS from the Italian helicopter world

Airbus Helicopters H125 [AS350B3e] ( c/n 8704 ) I-MLTZ
Airbus Helicopters H125 [AS350B3e] ( c/n 8712 ) I-MLTY

Two new Airbus Helicopters H125s were registered in May 2019 as I-MLTZ and I-MLTY, both will be operated from HeliXcom Srl out of their base in Caltanissetta (CL). Here two images of the freshly painted helicopters already wearing the new Italian markings.

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Eurocopter AS350B3 Ecureuil ( c/n 3680 ) I-DARJ

Thanks to Egidio FERRIGHI for this new image of the Eurocopter AS350B3 Ecureuil I-DARJ now operated by Elitellina (still wearing the original Elimed color scheme) … on duty on behalf of AIB Regione Sardegna from Pula (CA) helipad, June 2019.

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Leonardo Helicopters AW109SP GrandNew ( c/n 22397 ) I-ERPA
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Leonardo Helicopters AW109SP GrandNew ( c/n 22397 ) I-ERPA

Thanks to Oscar BERNARDI, Davide OLIVATI and Tiziano CAPENTI for these images of the factory new Leonardo Helicopters AW109SP GrandNew ( c/n 22397 ) I-ERPA … wearing this unique grey camo livery. The helicopter was delivered at the end of May and pictured in Verona Boscomantico and at Mugello Race Circuit Helipad during the recent MotoGP 2019 event.

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Eurocopter AS355NP Ecureuil 2 ( c/n 5749 ) M-REEM

Thanks to Gianfilippo COLASANTO for this image of the Eurocopter AS355NP Ecureuil 2 M-REEM [ex I-ERPI] now registered to Kingdom 5-KR-267 Ltd, Cayman Islands, pictured at Caiolo (SO), May 2019.

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Leonardo Helicopters AW169 ( c/n 69095 ) [CSX81962], MM81962 / GF-501

Thanks to Simone PREVIDI and Max NOVE for these new images of the very first Leonardo Helicopters AW169 that will be operated by Guardia di Finanza … the helicopter is currently wearing the test registration CSX81962 and the code GF-501, together with the new GdiF livery already apperaed on AW139 GF-413 few days ago.

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Bell B505 Jet Ranger X ( c/n 65218 ) I-ECJX
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Bell B505 Jet Ranger X ( c/n 65218 ) I-ECJX
Bell B505 Jet Ranger X ( c/n 65218 ) I-ECJX

Thanks to Elicompany for these first images of the factory new Bell B505 Jet Ranger X 2019 I-ECJX [ex C-GIRI]. The helicopter flew from Antwerpen to Budrione di Carpi, at the end of May, completing the European delivery leg.

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Airbus Helicopters EC145T2 [BK117D2] ( c/n 20036 ) I-SUEM

Thanks to Marco PAPA for this image of the Airbus Helicopters EC145T2 I-SUEM “Falco” operated from Babcock Mission Critical Services Italia on behalf of SUEM 118 Regione Veneto – Dolomiti Emergency … taking off from Pieve di Cadore Hospital (BL), September 2018.

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Eurocopter AS355NP Ecureuil 2 ( c/n 5749 ) I-ERPI
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Eurocopter AS355NP Ecureuil 2 ( c/n 5749 ) I-ERPI

After almost 12 years the Eurocopter AS355NP Ecureuil 2 ( c/n 5749 ) I-ERPI was cancelled from the Italian Register and exported towards the Isle of Man as M-REEM in May 2019.