Agusta / AgustaWestland A109 / AW109

Light Utility Helicopter

Agusta A109BA, Belgian Air Component, H40, c/n 0340 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Agusta A109 respectively AW109 is a light eight-seat twin-engine multi-purpose helicopter produced by the Italian manufacturer Agusta (today AgustaWestland) since 1971. The A109 is in use of both civil and military operators.
Crew1-2
Passengers6-7
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelAllison 250-C20B
Engine Power (each)313 kW420 shp
max. Cruise Speed278 km/h150 kts
  173 mph
max. Speed (vne)311 km/h168 kts
  193 mph
Service Ceiling4.572 m15.000 ft
Rate of climb503 m/min1650 ft/min
Range948 km512 NM
589 mi.
Empty Weight1.418 kg3.126 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.600 kg5.732 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)4/2
Main Rotor Diameter11,00 m36 ft 1 in
Tail Rotor Diameter2,03 m6 ft 8 in
Rotor Disc Area95,0 m²1023 ft²
Length (Fuselage)11,45 m37 ft 7 in
Length13,04 m42 ft 9 in
Height3,40 m11 ft 2 in
First Flight04.08.1971
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeA109
IATA CodeAGH
FAA TCDSH7EU
EASA TCDSR.005
Data for (Version)Agusta A109A Mk II
VariantsA109LUH, A109 Power, A109S Grand

[Photo-ID: 3353] © Karsten Palt 2010-06-11
Agusta A109A Mk.II, Private, D-HBMA, c/n 7325,© Karsten Palt, 2010Agusta
A109A Mk.II
Private
Reg.: D-HBMA
c/n: 7325
 
ILA Berlin 2010 [Berlin - Schönefeld (EDDB / SXF)]
[Photo-ID: 2753] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
Agusta A109BA, Belgian Air Component, , c/n ,© Karsten Palt, 2009Agusta
A109BA
Belgian Air Component
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 3948] © Karsten Palt 2010-08-22
Agusta A109BA, Belgian Air Component, H24, c/n 0324,© Karsten Palt, 2010Agusta
A109BA
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: H24
c/n: 0324
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2010 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 3947] © Karsten Palt 2010-08-22
Agusta A109BA, Belgian Air Component, H24, c/n 0324,© Karsten Palt, 2010Agusta
A109BA
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: H24
c/n: 0324
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2010 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 2750] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
Agusta A109BA, Belgian Air Component, H30, c/n 0330,© Karsten Palt, 2009Agusta
A109BA
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: H30
c/n: 0330
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2751] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
Agusta A109BA, Belgian Air Component, H30, c/n 0330,© Karsten Palt, 2009Agusta
A109BA
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: H30
c/n: 0330
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 2752] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-23
Agusta A109BA, Belgian Air Component, H40, c/n 0340,© Karsten Palt, 2009Agusta
A109BA
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: H40
c/n: 0340
 
NATO Tigermeet 2009 [Kleine Brogel (EBBL)]
[Photo-ID: 11926] © Karsten Palt 2001-07-27
Agusta A109BA, Belgian Army Aviation, H06, c/n 0306,© Karsten Palt, 2001Agusta
A109BA
Belgian Army Aviation
Reg.: H06
c/n: 0306
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2001 [Royal Air Force Station Cottesmore (EGXJ)]
[Photo-ID: 6494] © Karsten Palt 2013-04-01
Agusta A109BA, Belgian Army Aviation, H08, c/n 0308,© Karsten Palt, 2013Agusta
A109BA
Belgian Army Aviation
Reg.: H08
c/n: 0308
 
Koninklijk Legermuseum [Brussel]
[Photo-ID: 2979] © Hartmut Ehlers 2009-12-01
Agusta A109E Power, Malaysian Government - Fire & Rescue Department, 9M-BOB, c/n 11212,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2009Agusta
A109E Power
Malaysian Government - Fire & Rescue Department
Reg.: 9M-BOB
c/n: 11212
 
LIMA 2009 [Pulau Langkawi - International (WMKL / LGK)]
[Photo-ID: 2335] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
Agusta A109HO, Belgian Air Component, H40, c/n 0340,© Karsten Palt, 2009Agusta
A109HO
Belgian Air Component
Reg.: H40
c/n: 0340
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2966] © Hartmut Ehlers 2009-12-01
Agusta A109LOH, Royal Malaysian Army - Tentera Darat (TDDM), M81-04, c/n 13804,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2009Agusta
A109LOH
Royal Malaysian Army - Tentera Darat (TDDM)
Reg.: M81-04
c/n: 13804
 
LIMA 2009 [Pulau Langkawi - International (WMKL / LGK)]