AgustaWestland successfully completed the first production flight of its AW189 helicopter at its facility in Vergiate, Italy. "With this event, we've brought to life the first and only new generation production aircraft in its category with an extremely reduced time to market, meeting the most stringent requirements set by the relevant authorities and by the market," said CEO Daniele Romiti. The helicopter is expected to be delivered by the end of the year.

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