The first AgustaWestland AW139 to be delivered to South Africa
is making its appearance at African Aerospace and Defense 2006
following an eight day ferry flight from Milan, Italy to Cape Town,
South Africa earlier this month.
Well, they've finally done it. Union pilots flying for
helicopter operator PHI are picketing, after more than two years of
wrangling with the company. The current contract expired in May
2004... and the negotiations have dragged on since then.