Russia certifies AgustaWestland AW139
MAK, the Russian Interstate Aviation Committee, has certified
AgustaWestland’s AW139 medium twin helicopter.
AW139 helicopters for Russian and CIS customers will be assembled HeliVert, a Russian
Helicopters and AgustaWestland joint venture. HeliVert will produce more than
20 helicopters a year from 2011.
flew an AW139 around Russia on a sales trip. The helicopter started in Moscow
and flew to Kazan and Ufa. It then flew on to Tymen and Surgut in Siberia where it
was trialled by Russian helicopter operator UTair.
HeliClub in May 2010. The helicopter will be used for corporate and
passenger transport missions.
Power and Grand light twin models have already been certified by MAK.