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AW-609 aircraft with aerodynamic improvements set to boost performance
Cascina Costa, Italy - An upgraded version of the P&WC PT6 engine is being used
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is flight testing a number of aerodynamic improvements that will boost the performance of the AW-609 TiltRotor (airplane and helicopter). On the 25th July 2013 AgustaWestland undertook the first flight of a modified vertical tail fin on AW-609 TiltRotor prototype #2 at its Cascina Costa flight test facility in Italy. The modified vertical fin is one part of a...
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