The AW139 aircraft is a medium twin-engine helicopter, the market leader for off-shore drilling operations that has become the benchmark for design features that offer security, high performance and productivity.

This aircraft is configured with the latest technology, including the Honeywell Primus Epic avionics system, four-axis Automatic Flight Control digital system (AFCS) and a high power level available through its Pratt & Whitney PT6C-67C engines, each of which generates 1,679 SHP certified for Category A operations, an energy and impact absorption system and retractable landing gear, systems that ensure it offers security, speed and high performance.

With a capacity for 12 passengers in its VIP configuration or 15 in standard configuration, this helicopter is designed to undertake charter flights and passenger transport with the benefit of a spacious cabin with air conditioning and a quiet and comfortable environment that allows it to comfortably cover extensive routes. It is configured for off-shore operations with the highest range of any medium helicopter. It can undertake internal and external cargo transportation and is easily configured to undertake medical air evacuations (MEDEVAC) day or night.

The AW139 is the ideal aircraft to meet the needs and expectations for the exploration and excavation of oil and gas in the Colombian Caribbean Sea. The AW139’s versatility allows it to offer its services across the world for both on-shore and off-shore operations, including configurations for search and rescue and fire extinguishing.



  • Manufacturer: Augusta Westland
  • Cruising speed: 165 knots
  • Powerplant: Engines PT6C - 67C
  • Number of passengers: 15
  • Crew: Pilot and co-pilot.
  • Autonomy: 3:00 hours.


  • Reach: 380 MN
  • Maximum speed: 167 KTS
  • Cruise Speed: Average of 140 KTS
  • Gross Maximum Weight: 6,800 Kl to 7,000 Kl
  • 12 to 15 passengers
  • Air conditioning
  • HUMS
  • Skytrac (Follow-up to satellite flight)
  • Automatic deployment of life rafts
  • ELT automatic deployment
  • TCAS
  • Special Operations: External cargo hook (long or short line), Bambi Bucket, offshore.
  • Navigation equipment: VOR, ADF, GPS, Skytrac, DME, TCAS, weather radar, EGPWS, FMS and TAWS.

Based on conditions at altitude, temperature, distance, weight and conditions in the areas where the requirements are undertaken, HELISTAR SAS advises on flight planning in order to ensure the most is made of flight time.