Milestone orders another three AW139s

Milestone Aviation Group has signed a firm order for three additional AW139s that will be made available for lease to Milestone’s customers and operators globally.

This contract is part of a multi-year commitment signed in September 2013 by Milestone Aviation to purchase up to 45 AgustaWestland helicopters and brings the total number of orders by Milestone to 18.

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In an offshore configuration, the AW139 can reach a 230 nm radius of action with eight passengers while retaining key operating and performance features.

Milestone Aviation Group is owned by GE Capital Aviation Services.

To date, over 220 customers have ordered more than 900 AW139 helicopters.

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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