First FIPS-Equipped AW139 Enters Service

By Staff Writer | June 14, 2010

AgustaWestland has handed over the first EMS-configured AW139 that features a full ice protection system (FIPS) to Ornge of Ontario, Canada. Part of a 10-helicopter order, the delivery comes after recent Transport Canada certification of FIPS, which allows operators to conduct flight into known icing conditions. The order also includes an option for two additional AW139s.
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