How much does an AW609 cost?

How much does an AW609 cost?

Leonardo puts the AW609 purchase price at “between $20 million and $30 million”.

Is AW609 certified?

The AW609 has been designed to develop Full Transport Category/Class 1 performance to operate safely even when flown under single engine conditions. It is equipped with a de-icing system, and is to be certified for flying into known icing conditions.

How much is an Agusta helicopter?

How much does an Agusta helicopter cost? An Agusta (or later AgustaWestland) AW109-series helicopter on the pre-owned market costs between $350k for a 1976-model A109 and $6.0m for a 2015-model A109 Grand New, according to Aircraft Bluebook’s Autumn 2021 data.

How much is a v22 Osprey?

An MV-22 Osprey costs roughly $75M.

Is the AgustaWestland AW609 a helicopter or helicopter?

The AgustaWestland AW609, formerly the Bell/Agusta BA609, is a twin-engined tiltrotor VTOL aircraft with a configuration similar to that of the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey. It is capable of landing vertically like a helicopter while having a range and speed in excess of conventional rotorcraft.

How much does an AgustaWestland AW609 noise certification cost?

Noise certification will cost $588,000, which is the same as for a large helicopter. In February 2014, the AW609 was taken on its first customer demonstration flights, in both airplane and helicopter modes, and began certification flights.

What kind of capabilities does the AW609 have?

Special operators need special capabilities like the AW609’s high speed, long range, vertical and/or short take-off and landing (V/STOL), and low inherent noise signature. These capabilities enable long-range resupply or deep insertion/extraction of reconnaissance teams under cover of darkness.

Is the Airbus AW609 a day or night plane?

The aircraft is ready for flight day or night, thanks to an advanced synthetic vision system and retractable, steerable landing light to show the way. Manufactured from high-strength composites, the AW609’s cabin offers a variety of VIP seating options to allow up to eight passengers, with a 5 ft (1.52 m) high aisle to ensure easy access.