The AW189 is the latest generation helicopter in its category and is designed to meet long-range, high endurance requirement for search and rescue missions in the most demanding operational, environmental and weather conditions.
Bristow Helicopters has used the AW189 to deliver the UK SAR contract since 2015. The aircraft were assembled in Yeovil and Bristow Helicopters is the lead customer for its introduction.
- Air Speed: 145 knots
- Flight crew: 4
- Capacity: 16 persons or as required
- Endurance: over 4 hours
- Twin hoist
- Comprehensive medical suite
- Icing protection