domingo, 21 de junio de 2009

INAER To Add Ten AgustaWestland Helicopters To Its Fleet In 2009

17 de junio de 2009.

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that INAER of Spain will add ten new AgustaWestland helicopters to its fleet in 2009 valued at approximately 62 million euro. These latest aircraft include units from the entire AgustaWestland commercial product range and will be delivered to customer this year. Moreover, INAER will further expand its AgustaWestland products fleet in 2010 adding more units further confirming its reliance on AgustaWestland.
The AW119 Ke is the AgustaWestland’s answer to worldwide current customer demand for a high performance, modern, multi-role single-engine helicopter. As the best selling light twin helicopter setting new standard in its category, the AW109 Power is perfectly suited for various roles including EMS and law enforcement purposes, offering excellent performance, reliability, capacity and productivity. A new intermediate size helicopter with light twin economics developed to meet a variety of market requirements, the Grand provides levels of cabin space and payload that until now could only be met by larger, more expensive helicopters. With its large cabin, the wide sliding door and high payload, the Grand set a new standard in the EMS market. The EMS version of the Grand is based on a modular principle with fixed provisions and various quick change role equipment. One of the INAER’s EMS-configured Grands provided with a comprehensive equipment fit, is currently being showcased within the AgustaWestland static display at Paris Air Show. The AW139 is a new generation medium twin helicopter setting new standards against which all new medium twins are measured. The internal dimensions of the large and unobstructed AW139 cabin make it an ideal choice for EMS, search and rescue, passenger transport and scheduled services applications. The flat floor and ceiling provide maximum cabin flexibility for easy reconfiguration. Litter layout ranges from two to six in medevac configuration. In addition high speed, outstanding performance in hot&high conditions and Cat. “A” capabilities make the AW139 the leading helicopter in its class.
Grupo INAER is a leading European on-shore helicopter service provider and the AgustaWestland helicopters will be used to perform various missions including public passenger transportation, Search and Rescue, EMS and fire-fighting. INAER acts as an AgustaWestland Service Centre in various European countries also including Spain, Italy and France to offer on-site support services. Grupo INAER operates all over Europe and also on the International market through all its subsidiaries.