By Staff Writer | July 1, 2008
FB Heliservices has won a contract from AgustaWestland to provide training services for pilots outside the United Kingdom. The contract in support of AW overseas contracts is based on extended search and rescue training at RAF Valley in the United Kingdom, but will also include instrument and simulator training at RAF Shawbury. The contract will require the acquisition of two AW139s and two A109s and is to start immediately. The contract runs through 2012. FB Heliservices is a joint venture of Bristow Group and Cobham plc.