Agusta Westland AW139

The Air Corps took delivery of its first two Agusta Westland AW139 aircraft in November 2006. There are currently six of the type in service.
The AW139 is a medium-lift twin-engine helicopter with a troop lifting capacity of up to 14 personnel in the normal configuration. In the cockpit the aircrew have a fully integrated digital avionics and cockpit display system, which includes an autopilot, a dual flight management system with GPS and a radio navigation system. The AW139 is utilised mainly in the army support role.

Roles:

  • Army support
  • Air ambulance
  • Military transport
  • General utility
AW139 Statistics

Aircraft Type

Agusta Westland AW139

Role(s)

Army support, air ambulance, military transport and general utility

Crew

2 pilots & upto 8 fully equipped troops

Powerplant

2 x Pratt & Whitney PT-6C-67C turboshafts

Wing Span

13.80 mts. (45ft. 3in.)

Height

4.98 mts. (16ft. 4in.)

Length

16.62 mts. (54ft. 6in.)

Armament

TBA

Entered Service

November 2006

AW139 Performance

Max T/O Weight

6,000 kgs. (13,227 lbs.)

Service Ceiling

20,000 ft

Cruise Speed

157 kts.

Maximum Speed

167 kts.

Endurance

Mission dependant

Range

Mission dependant

AW139 Helicopter

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