Derived as a stretched, civilian development of the AW149 and first revealed in full size mock-up at the 2011 Paris Air Show.
The AW189 first flew on December 21, 2011 and is a twin-engined, medium-lift helicopter which shares similarities with the AW139 and AW169.

As of January 2014, more than 80 AW189 were ordered which reached 150 by 2017 with over 30 in service worldwide.

- 49000... AW149 / AW189
- 89000... AW189 Italian built
- 92000... AW189 UKSAR UK built


Engine: 2 x GE CT7-2E1 1980shp
Capacity: 2 + 19
Length: (m) 17.6
Height: (m) 5
Blades: 5
Rotor diam.: (m) 14.6
Disc area: (m2) 168
Weight: (kgs)     Max: 8300
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 270
Range: (km) 800
Ceiling: (m)
Rate/Climb: (m/min)

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