AgustaWestland AW139
ireland Aer Chór na hÉireann

Irish Air Corps

Del'd: 6 - 2006 to present


  • Aer Chór na hÉireann AW139
  • Aer Chór na hÉireann AW139 cockpit

The AW139 was selected by the Irish Department of Defence in December 2004 and a contract was signed for four aircraft plus two options. The Irish Air Corps use the aircraft for a range of duties including transport of special operation units of the Defence Forces, air ambulance, overland search and rescue and VIP transport. First unit delivered in 2006.

Serial 274 was originally built as an Agusta AB.139 and listed separately

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2006/    301 squadron Baldonnel

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    31059 2006     275: Irish Air Corps d/d with 274
    31076 2007     276: Irish Air Corps 301 Sqd from Apr07; 02jan14 pictured at Beau+
    31078 2007     277: 301 sqd. 2007 at Paris Le Bourget air show
    31137 2008     278: Irish Air Corps d/d Baldonnel 26jul08
    31145 2008     279: Final AW139 for the Irish Air Corps, due for deliver in Octo+

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