First corporate/VIP GrandNew enters service in Japan

                        AgustaWestland GrandNew
AgustaWestland has announced that the first corporate/VIP transport configured GrandNew for Japan has now entered service. The GrandNew helicopter is already in service in Japan performing electronic news gathering, emergency medical services and will soon enter service in the law enforcement role.

This VIP/corporate-configured aircraft features a five seat “Elite” cabin interior and five-cell fuel system giving a maximum range of over 460 nm (850 km).

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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