Helistar of Colombia orders two AW139s

Helistar de Aviacion of Colombia has signed a contract for two AW139 helicopters from AgustaWestland.

This marks the first AW139 sale in Latin American country and the first offshore AW139 in Spanish South America. The aircraft is expected to be delivered in 2015.

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The contract signing took place during Expodefensa 2014 in Bogotà, Colombia. Over 800 AW139s have now been ordered worldwide by approximately 220 customers.

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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