BASE PRICE: $ 11,000,000
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).
|Max Endurance||5h13 min|
|Maximum Cruise Speed||165 kts|
|Economy Cruise Speed||157 kts|
|Service Ceiling||20,000 ft|
|Hover IGE Ceiling||15,360 ft|
|Hover OGE Ceiling||8,130 ft|
*with auxiliary fuel – No reserve
|Maximum Takeoff||14,110 lbs|
|Basic Operating||7,985 lbs|
|Usable Fuel||2,795 lbs|
|Maximum Payload||6,125 lbs|
|Number of Engines||2|
|Manufacturer||Pratt & Whitney Canada|
|Takeoff Power||1,679 shp|
|Max Continuous Power||1,531 shp|
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