AgustaWestland Philadelphia delivers its 200th AW139

AgustaWestland has assembled its its 200th AW139 helicopter in Philadelphia and has delivered the aircraft to Mitsui Bussan Aerospace and the City of Yokohama.

The Philadelphia facility began building the Aw139 in December 2006 with production at the site at nearly 40 deliveries per year.

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Orders for nearly 800 AW139s have been placed by more than 210 customers in over 70 nations to date.

The AW139 is popular in Japan, with aircraft in service with the Japan Coast Guard, Japan National Police Agency, Tokyo Metropolitan Police and Fire and Disaster Management Agency, as well as several prefectures and city agencies.

AgustaWestland Philadelphia produced a short video

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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