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 / Rolls-Royce 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)4/24/2
Main Rotor Diameter11,00 m36,1 ft
Tail Rotor Diameter2,03 m6,7 ft
Rotor Disc Area95,0 m²1023 ft²
Length (Fuselage)11,45 m37,6 ft
Length13,04 m42,8 ft
Height3,40 m11,2 ft
First Flight04.08.1971
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeA109
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)]