Leonardo Helicopters AW139: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Helicopter Guide

AgustaWestland AW139 in static display (Credit: Terry Spruce)

Leonardo Helicopters (formery AgustaWestland) AW139 can be used for a range of missions including airborne law enforcement, search and rescue, offshore, executive, airline and EMS.

Missions: Airborne Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, Offshore, Executive, Airline, EMS

Category:  Twin Engine


Maximum speed (Vne): 167 kts 310 km/hr

Maximum cruise speed (Vh): 165 kts 306 km/hr

Hover ceiling, In-Ground Effect (TOP): 15,360 ft 4,062 m

Hover ceiling, Out-of-Ground Effect (TOP): 8,130 ft 2,478 m

Single engine service ceiling/One engine inoperative (OEI): 11,600 ft 3,535 m


Maximum takeoff gross weight: 14,110 lb 6,400 kg

Empty weight: 7,985 lb 3,622 kg

Useful load: 5.909 lb 2,680 kg

Passengers (crew): 15 (two pilots)