Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace celebrates 50 AW139 helicopters for Japan

Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace of Japan celebrated at the Farnborough Air Show 2016 the delivery of the 50th AgustaWestland AW139 to Japan.

Leonardo is the market leader in Japan in the twin-engine market thanks to the success of the AW109 series and the AW139. Mitsui Bussan is also an official distributor for the all new AW169 light intermediate twin-engine helicopter in Japan, paving the path for further success in the local market.

Leonardo success in the Japanese helicopter market continues to grow with strong sales in recent years across its complete commercial product range. The company’s regional business headquarters, based in Tokyo, has been supporting the growing helicopter business in Japan since 2008.

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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