Burbank Group of Australia has placed an order for one AW109
Power light twin helicopter, AgustaWestland announced Wednesday at
EBACE. This aircraft will be used to perform corporate transport
missions. The contract also includes an option for one GrandNew
light twin helicopter.
Emilio Dalmasso, Senior Vice President Commercial Business unit,
AgustaWestland said "It gives us great pleasure to add Burbank
Group to the long list of operators who have chosen products from
our range of light twins for corporate transport duties in
Australia. Burbank Group will benefit from the unequalled levels of
performance, comfort, safety and low operating costs the AW109
Power delivers." AgustaWestland boasts a growing presence in the
Australian commercial helicopter market with almost 40 aircraft of
various types, such as the AW119Ke, the AW109 Power, the
Grand/GrandNew family and the AW139, sold for missions such as
corporate transport, VIP transport, emergency medical service and
The AW109 Power is powered by FADEC controlled twin turbine
engines and redundancy in all critical systems, it can perform
Category A Class 1 operations and has single or dual pilot IFR
capability. Advanced integrated avionics, including a 3-axis
autopilot coupled to the GPS, provide enhanced situational
awareness and flight information whilst minimising pilot work load.
The AW109 Power offers unmatched performance in speed, hover and
rate of climb in single and twin engine flight.