HeliClub of Russia becomes Service Centre


AgustaWestland appoints HeliClub an Authorised Service Centre for AW139 helicopter

AgustaWestland and HeliClub signingAgustaWestland has announced that HeliClub of Russia has been appointed AgustaWestland Service Centre in the region of Moscow for the AW139.

The appointment comes as the first Russian customer of the AW139 helicopter takes delivery of its aircraft. Fifteen AW139s have already been sold in Russian and the CIS countries. Two of them have been purchased by STC Rossiya, the Russian operator in charge for managing the Presidential fleet and are expected to be delivered by early 2012.

A final assembly line in Russia for the AW139 civil helicopter is being set up to be run by HeliVert, a Russian Helicopters and AgustaWestland Joint Venture. The final assembly line is aimed at satisfying the requirements of the civil markets in Russia and CIS countries primarily.