2006 to present

AgustaWestland AW139
united arab emirates United Arab Emirates Air Force

United Arab Emirates Air Force AW139

Used for VIP transport and by the Joint Aviation Command (JAC) for Search and Rescue (SAR).

Two earlier airframes are AB139 and are listed separately. Abu Dhabi Aviation operates some SAR AW139 for the armed forces.

VIDEO: On December 29, 2018 one of the SAR helicopters crashed in Ras Al Khaimah, killing the crew of four, after allegedly hitting a 2.8km zip line cable

AW139s Tail Numbers:- 350, 351, 352, 353(VIP) 354, 355, 356, 357. All except 353 used for Military SAR. Based at OMAD (Bateen) UAE.

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Artemis Mobile Phone Detection System for UAE SAR Fleet

Artemis Mobile Phone Detection System for UAE SAR Fleet

22-Nov-22 - United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Search and Rescue Centre (NSRC) selected the Smith Myers Artemis mobile phone detection, location and communication system for its SAR helicopter fleet #SmithMyers
Vita Rescue System for UAE Helicopters

Vita Rescue System for UAE Helicopters

18-Nov-22 - United Arab Emirates (UAE) selected Vita Aerospace Rescue System for its National Search and Rescue Center (NSRC) helicopter fleet

UAE Takes Delivery of the next Three SAR AW139

26-Feb-15 - AgustaWestland announced during IDEX 2015 the delivery of the next batch of three SAR AW139 to the Joint Aviation Command of the United Arab Emirates (JAC).

List of Aircraft

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org
31577 UAE air force from , test serial I-RAIO
31580 UAE air force from Jan15
31603 UAE air force from Jun15
31213 2007 UAEAF VIP from Oct08
31215 2008 UAEAF VIP from Oct08
AgustaWestland Italy I-EASD: AgustaWestland, to UAE
31253 2009 UAEAF VIP from Sep09
31256 2010 UAEAF VIP from Sep09
31286 2011 UAEAF VIP from Mar10
31299 2012 UAEAF VIP from Aug10
31302 2013 UAEAF VIP from Oct10
2014 UAEAF VIP ? op by Dubai Air Wing
31585 2018 UAEAF VIP from Dec14
AgustaWestland Italy I-PTFT: AgustaWestland Italy, Dec14; due for delivery to UAE A...
31593 2019 UAEAF VIP Jun15
31056 350 UAEAF d/d Dec06
31064 351 UAEAF d/d Dec06
31075 352 UAEAF d/d May07
31080 353 UAEAF d/d 2007
31085 354 UAEAF d/d 2007
31088 355 UAEAF d/d 2007
31093 356 UAEAF d/d 2007
31098 357 UAEAF d/d Aug07
31568 358 UAE air force from , test serial I-RAIN
31596 360 UAE air force from Nov15, white/red rescue camo
31599 361 UAE air force from Jun15, test serial I-EASS, olive drab camo
31600 362 UAE air force from Jun15, olive drab camo

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