Japanese Police orders AW109 Power helicopter

The Japanese National Police Agency (JNPA) has placed an order for a AgustaWestland AW109 Power helicopter to be operated by the Kyoto Police.

The AW109 Power helicopter will replace a Bell 206 Jet Ranger and will be delivered in December 2015.

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AgustaWestland now haa 27 AW109 helicopters operating in the law enforcement role with the JNPA. The AW109 series of helicopters operate in 26 out of 47 prefectures.

Over 480 AW109 Powers have been sold to customers in nearly 50 countries.

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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