AW109 Trekker  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2018
Maiden Flight: 2 March 2016
Total Production: 70
Unitary Cost: EUR€8.0 million   (USD$9.0 million)
Origin: Italy
Corporations: Leonardo Helicopters
Parent System: A109
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1976
Total Production: 652
Family Members: AW109 LUH, AW109 Power and MH-68 Stingray
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Description: The AgustaWestland A109 twin-engine helicopter was developed to meet the requirements of both military and civil customers. A109 is a multi-role/utility lightweight helicopter certified to carry weapons in its military versions. Its main rotor has four blades and is powered by either two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW206C or Turbomeca Arriel 1K1 turboshaft engines each rated at 567- and 632-shp. Currently, A109 production models are A109 LUH and A109 Power.

The AgustaWestland AW109 Trekker is a light twin-engine helicopter offering skid landing gear and leveraging the AW109 airframe and the Grand helicopter spacious cabin. The AW109 Trekker is the ideal solution for utility, EMS (Emergency Medical Service), SAR (Search and Rescue), law enforcement, surveillance and passenger transport applications. The Trekker has a maximum take-off weight of 3,175 kg and 1,500 kg of useful load with a cruise speed of 296 kph. This helicopter features the Garmin G1000HTM glass cockpit and is powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207C engines each rated at 608 KW (815 shp). Besides, the aircraft includes a cocoon-type airframe, crash resistant fuel system, crew and passengers seats, full Cat. A / Class 1 performance even in hot environments, avionics providing enhanced situational awareness and a 3-axis autopilot, plus Flight Director, coupled to the GPS. The AW109 Trekker helicopter was unveiled in California at the Heli Expo exhibition on February 26, 2014.

AW109 Trekker Specifications

Crew: 1
Main Rotor Blades: 4
Number of Engines: 2
Passengers: 6
Tail Rotor Blades: 2
Max Range: 445 nautical mile (512 mile)
Max Power at TakeOff: 1,630 shp (1,216 kW)
Cruise Speed: 296 kph (160 KTAS)
Flight Endurance: 4.33 hour (260 minute)
Max Takeoff Weight: 3,175 kilogram (7,000 pound)
Useful Load: 1,500 kilogram (3,307 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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AW109 Trekker News

There are 10 news between
26 Feb 2014 and 16 Jun 2020
Tuesday, June 16, 2020Rouen Hospital Orders AW109 Trekker Helicopter
Wednesday, May 22, 2019Sloane Helicopters Orders Two AW109s Helicopters
Wednesday, February 28, 2018Sino-US Places Order for 7 Leonardo AW119Kx, 15 AW109 Trekker and 4 AW139 Helicopters
Wednesday, December 27, 2017Leonardo Helicopters AW109 Trekker Awarded EASA Type Certification
Tuesday, June 20, 2017Sino-US Intercontinental Orders Two AW119 Kx, 10 AW109 Trekker and 5 AW139 from Leonardo Helicopters
Friday, June 17, 2016Tokyo Metropolitan Police Orders Two Leonardo-Finmeccanica AW109 Trekker
Wednesday, March 2, 2016AW109 Trekker Helicopter Performs its First Flight
Wednesday, March 4, 2015Life Flight Network to Expand Fleet with Ten Additional AgustaWestland Helicopters
Wednesday, July 16, 2014Elitaliana Signs for Two AW109 Trekker Helicopters
Wednesday, February 26, 2014AgustaWestland Unveils AW109 Trekker at Heli Expo

Operators & Related Equipment

Aircraft ordered by undisclosed customer (1)
Aircraft ordered by Sino-US (25)
Aircraft ordered by Rouen Hospital (1)
Aircraft ordered by Elitaliana (2)
Aircraft ordered by Tokyo Metropolitan Police (2)
United Kingdom1
Sloane Helicopters (1)
United States of America5
Aircraft ordered by Life Flight Network (5)

Grand Total 408
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