AW139

BASE PRICE: $ 11,000,000

PASSENGERS

7

CABIN VOLUME

cu.ft

250

RANGE

nm

550

SPEED

ktas

160

MTOW

lb

13999

8 PAX

573 nm

165 ktas

14,110 lb

Picture: Courtesy Leonardo

The AW139 is a medium-sized twin-engine helicopter developed by the helicopter division of the Italian aerospace conglomerate Leonardo. Initially launched as a joint development by helicopter leaders Bell and Agusta carrying Agusta-Bell AB139 designation. In 2005 following Agusta merger with British Helicopter manufacturer Westland. The new AgustaWestland company purchased back the 25% Bell stack on the program. Taking full ownership of one of the most successful commercial helicopters ever made. The AW139 is assembled in three plants: the two Leonardo plants in Philadelphia, USA and Vergiate, Italy, and under license in Tomilino, Moscow district, Russia.

The first AW139 prototype completed its first flight on February 3, 2001, prior to entering service in December 2004 where it proved a large success especially in the offshore oil & gas transportation market.

The AW139 is powered by two FADEC-controlled Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6C turboshaft engines, driving a five-bladed fully articulated main rotor, and features an unmatched 60 min dry-run transmission. The flight deck features an advanced avionics suite from Honeywell with large displays enabling a large selection of enhanced safety features such as a 3D Smart View System (SVS) integrated with Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS).

Range*573 nm
Max Endurance5h13 min
Speed 
Maximum Cruise Speed165 kts
Economy Cruise Speed157 kts
Altitude 
Service Ceiling20,000 ft
Hover IGE Ceiling 15,360 ft
Hover OGE Ceiling 8,130 ft

*with auxiliary fuel – No reserve

Maximum Takeoff14,110 lbs
Basic Operating7,985 lbs
Usable Fuel2,795 lbs
Maximum Payload6,125 lbs
AVIONICS 
Manufacturer 
Model 
ENGINES 
Number of Engines2
ManufacturerPratt & Whitney Canada
ModelPT6C-67C
Takeoff Power1,679 shp
Max Continuous Power1,531 shp
INTERIOR
Picture: Courtesy Leonardo

The Medium size AW139 cabin has been optimized to accommodate up to fifteen passengers in three rows of five seats for its primary application in the offshore oil & gas transportation.

When configured for corporate transportation, the AW139 cabin which is easily accessible via an automatically deployed footstep can carry 5 to 8 passengers in a very luxurious and comfortable configuration.

Thanks to its six large windows, the cabin offers excellent visibility. The AW139 cabin is able to fit a large selection of accessories including telecommunications, entertainment systems, dedicated workspace, refreshments, and storage spaces. The baggage compartment provides an additional 120 ft3 space volume and is easily accessible from both sides of the helicopter

Cabin Height7 ft
Cabin Width5 ft
Cabin Length9 ft
Cabin Volume283 cu.ft
Baggage Compartment 120 cu.ft