AgustaWestland AW119Ke: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

The AW119Ke is an upgraded variant of the AW119 helicopter, which was a development itself of the A109.

Missions: Airborne Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, Executive, Airline, EMS

Category: Single Engine


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

Long Range Cruise Speed Range: 505 nm/935 km (no reserve)


Maximum takeoff gross weight: 6,283 lb 2,850 kg

Empty weight: 3,208 lb 1,455 kg

Passengers (crew): Up to 8 (2 pilots)

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: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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