Agusta AB139

Derived from A129 Mangusta

Agusta AB139

Born as a joint Agusta Bell venture, the first 52 airframes were built by Agusta.

Serial numbers 13 and 17 aircraft not built (superstition?).

From 2005 known as AgustaWestland AW139 after Bell sold its 25% share in the program and in turn increased from 25 to 40% its part of the BA609

Model News

200,000 Flight Hours for ERA’ AW139 Fleet, 21-Jun-19 : Paris Air Show 2019 ERA Helicopters celebrating first 200,000 flight hours with its AW139 fleet including 34,000 of them in support of leasing partnerships. Beginning in 2005, Era now operates 36 AW139s mainly for the offshore oil and gas industry

Airgreen AB139/AW139 with Night Vision Lighting, 17-Jul-18 : #NightVision Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) granted EASA certification to install night vision imaging system lighting on AB139 and AW139. First customer is Italian Airgreen

First AB139 in EMS Configuration, 14-Jun-05 : Bell/Agusta Aerospace exhibited the first AB139 equipped for emergency medical service (EMS) at the Paris Air Show

Evergreen Accepts First Of Three Bell/Agusta AB139 Helicopters, 06-Feb-05 : AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Bell/Agusta Aerospace Company today marked the symbolic handover of the first of three AB139 helicopters ordered by Evergreen Helicopters, a division of Evergreen International Aviation. The ceremony took place at Bell/Agusta's booth during this week's HAI Heli-Expo annual convention in Anaheim, California.

AB139 Achieves FAA Certification, 20-Dec-04 : AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the AB139 was today awarded FAA Certification which follows the initial ENAC (Italian Airworthiness) IFR certification with a three screen digital cockpit. To enhance overall cockpit management, a four-screen cockpit has been introduced and the AB139 has now been awarded full IFR certification by ENAC/EASA, and the FAA to cover day and night IFR. The four-screen Honeywell Primus Epicã Electronic Flight Instrumentation System provides decreased pilot workload and enhances the overall capabilities of the AB139.

    More News ...

Derivatives & Versions

AW AW139 2005 Originally announced at the Farnborough Air Show on 8 Sep 1998, as a joint venture between Agusta and Bell; to complement the Bell 412. A full-sc ...
The AW139 is a medium, twin-engined, multi-role helicopter, having a 5 bladed main rotor driven by 2x 1679 shp Pratt & Whitney PT6C-67C turboshaf ...
The first 52 aircraft were built by Agusta in Italy as the AB139. c/n from 31055 built in Italy c/n from 41001 built in Philadelphia, USA c/ ...
360 video - move mouse around

share     facebook     twitter     linkedin