On Thursday, July 9, 2015. the Aero Club will be the guests of AgustaWestland for a dinner and private tour of this helicopter manufacturing facility at the Philadelphia Northeast Airport. Members and guests are welcome to attend (U.S. citizens only). Arrive around 7PM. Dinner begins at 7:30PM. The tour and dinner costs $25 per person. Fly in traffic is allowed if we get your aircraft type and N-number (ok to drive if weather is bad).
AgustaWestland at Philadelphia operates a 275,000 square foot facility at Northeast Philadelphia Airport, assembling the AW119Kx and AW139 helicopters. The facility will also produce the first civil tilt-rotor aircraft, the AW609. The tour will see the first AW609 production-quality prototype nearing completion. We will also visit the flight line to see where completed aircraft are flight tested prior to customer delivery.
Address: 3050 Red Lion Rd, Philadelphia, PA, 19114
Fly-in Instructions: Will be sent to those who sign up with aircraft information.