Leonardo Helicopters AW139: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Leonardo Helicopters (formery AgustaWestland) AW139 can be used for a range of missions including airborne law enforcement, search and rescue, offshore, executive, airline and EMS.

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

Category:  Twin Engine


Maximum speed (Vne): 167 kts 310 km/hr

Maximum cruise speed (Vh): 165 kts 306 km/hr

Hover ceiling, In-Ground Effect (TOP): 15,360 ft 4,062 m

Hover ceiling, Out-of-Ground Effect (TOP): 8,130 ft 2,478 m

Single engine service ceiling/One engine inoperative (OEI): 11,600 ft 3,535 m


Maximum takeoff gross weight: 14,110 lb 6,400 kg

Empty weight: 7,985 lb 3,622 kg

Useful load: 5.909 lb 2,680 kg

Passengers (crew): 15 (two 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: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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