BASE PRICE: $ 15,250,000
The AW189 is a Super Medium twin-engine helicopter developed by the helicopter division of the Italian aerospace conglomerate Leonardo.
Developed from the AW139 for the 8-metric tonnes, long-range,19 passenger segment, it proved popular with the offshore oil & gas market where the AW189 is able to economically replace low performance older generation heavier helicopters.
Launched in 2011, the AW189 completed its first flight on December 21, 2011, prior to entering service in 2015 with launch customer Bristow for operation in the North Sea.
Powered by either a dual Safran FADEC controlled Aneto-1K Turboshafts installation or a dual General Electric FADEC controlled CT7-2E1 Turboshafts installation. the aw189 features an Industry-leading 50 minutes ‘dry-run’ capable main gearbox and a 60KW Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) from SAFRAN.
The AW189 advanced flight deck uses Collins advanced avionics with four 13-inch color active-matrix liquid crystal displays (AMLCD) and 4-axis dual-duplex digital automatic flight control system. Offering enhanced capabilities to support long-range, all-weather, day and night, deep water missions typical of the offshore operations.
|Max Endurance||6h10 min|
|Maximum Cruise Speed||155 kts|
|Economy Cruise Speed||145 kts|
|Service Ceiling||15,000 ft|
|Hover IGE Ceiling *||12,953 ft|
|Hover OGE Ceiling*||9,490 ft|
*General Eletric CT7-2E1, no reserve, with “Extended Range” auxiliary fuel
|Maximum Takeoff||18,298 lbs|
|Basic Operating||10,307 lbs|
|Usable Fuel||2,322 lbs|
|Maximum Payload||7,991 lbs|
|Number of Engines||2|
|Takeoff Power||1,983 shp|
|Max Continuous Power||1,870 shp|
|Takeoff Power||2,450 shp|
|Max Continuous Power||2,300 shp|
The AW189 Large, ﬂat ﬂoor cabin has been designed to accommodate up to 19 passengers, disposed on four rows layout on a typical Oil & Gas passenger transportation mission. Featuring large sliding doors on either side of the fuselage and a separate externally accessed baggage compartment.
When configured for corporate / VIP transportation, the large AW189 cabin can accommodate up to 14 passengers in a spacious and bright environment incorporating the latest craftsmanship and technologies for a perfect mix of comfort, style, and quality.