Agusta Westland 109s Grand specifications
Interview with John Ambler – Heletranz IFR Services
The Agusta Westland Grand is the premium, new-generation, light twin-engine helicopter, enhanced with the latest global navigation satellite system for all weather operations. Under Instrument Flight Rules—IFR, this helicopter can be flown by navigational reference to instruments and radio or satellite aids. Pilots must be specially trained, endorsed and regularly checked for application of these skills.
Heletranz is the only NZ operator offering the IFR option allowing clients to relax in the knowledge their flight can continue in poor weather or at night and that it will be a pleasant experience.
This VIP aircraft features an air-conditioned interior with leather seats, spacious cabin, high strength airframe and crash-resistant systems for passenger comfort and safety.
- Engines: 2 x Pratt and Whitney PW207D
- Single pilot IFR
- 7 Passenger Seats
- Air conditioning
- Cruise speed: 155kts (290km/hr)
- Leather interior
- Bose active noise reduction headsets