Upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Makes First Flight

Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Mk21B ZH962/N-4001 makes it's first flight after upgrade at Leonardo's Yeovil factory (Leonardo Helicopters)

Leonardo Helicopters (formerly Westlands) performed the first flight for the Brazilian Navy's upgraded Super Lynx Mk21B helicopter at their Yeovil factory on September 28, 2017. The helicopter is the first of eight to be upgraded and wore UK military serial ZH962 (it wore serial N-4001 in service with the Brazilian Navy).

The upgraded Lynx Mk21Bs feature new CTS800-4N engines as well as a new glass cockpit and upgraded avionics.