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assures Category “A” (Class 1) superior performance from a helipad (elevated or at ground level) at max- imum take-off weight. Excellent per- formance is granted for operations worldwide, even in extreme hot- and-high environments or harsh conditions.


With the largest passenger cabin


standards of those who demand the best, the AW139 surpasses all other medium twin-engine helicopters in capability, speed, ride quality and passenger cabin space. Its sleek design, state-of-the-art avionics, luxurious accommodation and low- noise signature sets new standards in the market. The AW139 delivers best-in-class performance with a cruise speed of 165 knots (306 kph), a range in excess of 500 nm (927 km), endurance of five hours and superior hover performance. With its power reserve, the AW139


in its class the AW139 can accom- modate its passengers in a spa- cious, comfortable and quiet envi- ronment. The unobstructed cabin design allows maximum flexibility for seating configurations whilst providing its passengers with excel- lent visibility through the six large cabin windows. Ample room is available for accessories such as telecommunications, work areas, refreshments and stowage space. The baggage compartment, provides a massive 3.4 cubic metres (120 cubic feet) of storage which is easily accessible from both inside the pas- senger compartment and outside the helicopter. Almost 580 AW139s have been sold in more than 50 countries to almost 160 customers for many roles including VIP/corpo- rate transport, passenger transport, law enforcement, fire fighting, off- shore transport, search and rescue, emergency medical service, disaster relief and maritime security. Over 400 AW139s are now in service worldwide and have flown over 400,000 hours. Haughey Air pro- vides a range of corporate and VIP helicopter charter services from its base in Northern Ireland and throughout the UK. ◆


Blueway AS Orders One More AW139 Helicopter


AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Blueway AS of Norway has signed a contract for


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one more AW139 medium twin helicopter. This aircraft will be used for offshore transport oper- ations. This order follows an ini- tial contract for three AW139s placed in 2010 and one for a fourth unit signed earlier this year as part of a Framework Agreement for the purchase of a total of five AW139s plus options for an additional four. This latest purchase is further evidence of


cabin doors. Blueway AS has provided heli- copter services since 1986 and today is Northern Europe’s lead- ing integrated helicopter compa- ny. Blueway operates a fleet of 26 helicopters and provides a range of helicopter services within the oil and gas, infrastruc- ture, environment and search & rescue markets. Blueway oper- ates under the DanCopter, Airlift,


the customer’s satisfaction with the best selling helicopter in its class for offshore operations and strengthens the partnership between AgustaWestland and Blueway AS. State-of-the-art technology, outstanding performance, low operating costs and the only hel- icopter in its class to meet the latest safety standards, have made the AW139 the helicopter of choice in the medium twin market. The standard configura- tion provides seating for 12 or 15 passengers in a large cabin with excellent ease of access and egress via large sliding


Blueway Offshore Norway and Vertech Offshore brand names. DanCopter provides passenger transport services to oil and gas companies in the North Sea from bases in Denmark as well as for Shell in Nigeria. Airlift operates onshore infrastructure and envi- ronment services in Norway, Sweden and Finland as well as the Search & Rescue operations. Blueway Offshore Norway oper- ates offshore crew change con- tracts from bases in Norway Additionally, its subsidiary Vertech Offshore provides heavy lift maintenance on offshore installations worldwide. ◆


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