Leonardo Helicopters AW119Kx: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The AW119Kx is an upgraded variant of the AW119Ke helicopter. The AW119Kx traces its heritage back to the AW119 Koala.

Missions: Airborne Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, VIP/Corporate, EMS

Category: Single Engine

Performance

Maximum speed (Vne): 152 kts 282 km/hr

Maximum cruise speed (Vh): 139 kts 257 km/hr

Hover ceiling, in-ground effect (TOP): 11,000 ft 3,352 m

Hover ceiling, out-of-ground effect (TOP): 7,300 ft 2,225 m

Single engine service ceiling: 15,000 ft 4,572 m

Maximum range: 515 nm/954 km (no reserve)

Weights

Maximum take-off gross weight: 6,283 lb 2,850 kg

Empty weight: 3,296 lb 1,483 kg

Passengers (crew): 6 (with 2 pilots) 7 (with single pilot)

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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