Leonardo's Lynx helicopter
marks 50 years since
maiden flight

Fifty years ago on 21 March 1971, a bright yellow Lynx prototype (XW835) took off from Yeovil. The now-iconic aircraft piloted by Ron Gellatly, completed two short flights of ten minutes and 20 minutes respectively.
Family Lynx
As the Lynx helicopter celebrates 50 years since its maiden flight, one family celebrates over 100 years of links to Leonardo in Yeovil.
Tenth “SAR Queen” successfully delivered to Norway
Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Leonardo has successfully delivered the tenth AW101 All-Weather Search and Rescue (AWSAR) helicopter to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security.
Leonardo joins Cyber Resilience Centre for the South West as founding Board Member
As part of Leonardo’s investment in and commitment to cyber security and the UK’s South West region, the company has joined the Cyber Resilience Centre for the South West (SWCRC) Board as a Founding Partner.
Our partnership with AFBE-UK is taking off
Since being part of AFBE-UK in 2020, and through a number of meetings with the organisation, Leonardo UK has identified a number of actions that we are taking this year supporting our Inclusion and Diversity Plan.

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