Undisclosed customer orders AW139 helicopter

AgustaWestland AW139AgustaWestland has announced that it sold a AW139 to an undisclosed southern African customer for VIP/corporate transport operations. This latest sale follows the sale of AW139s in VIP/Corporate transport configuration to customers in several southern african countries including Namibia, Zambia, Congo Brazzaville, Rwanda and South Africa.

500 AW139s are now in service performing many roles including EMS/SAR, offshore transport, VIP/corporate transport, law enforcement and military transport. Almost 170 customers from more than 50 countries have ordered more than 640 AW139 helicopters so far.

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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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