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, as we unravel the exceptional features of the AW109SP GrandNew, the latest evolution in the distinguished line of A109 helicopters, initially conceptualized as a pioneering rescue mission aircraft in the 1970s. Equipped with twin Allison 250-C20 turbines, the original A109 has undergone a series of modernizations and updates, adapting seamlessly to a diverse range of operational requirements. Notably, the AW109 GrandNew, certified in 2011, continues the legacy of its predecessors, incorporating pivotal technological advancements while remaining true to the efficient design and exceptional performance synonymous with the A109 lineage.
Central to the lineage, the AW109E Power, which took its maiden flight in 1995 and subsequently received certification in 1996, stands as a testament to enduring reliability, continuing its steadfast service even as newer models have entered the market. The GrandNew pays homage to the legacy of the Grand, celebrated for its exemplary performance, interior spaciousness, unwavering reliability, and remarkable cost-effectiveness. Merging contemporary innovations with the proven strengths of its predecessor, the GrandNew symbolizes the perfect synergy between time-tested excellence and cutting-edge technology.
Key Features and Advancements of the AW109 Power Elevating industry standards, the AW109 GrandNew made history as the first helicopter to receive European Aviation Safety Agency certification for precision approaches utilizing SBAS (Satellite-Based Augmentation System) and LPV (Localizer Performance with Vertical guidance). This pioneering feature grants operators enhanced operational flexibility, reducing dependency on ILS (Instrument Landing Systems) during adverse weather conditions, thereby ensuring operational continuity in challenging environments.
Celebrated for its exceptional versatility, the AW109 GrandNew has been extensively utilized in an array of missions, including VIP transport, emergency medical services, maritime operations, search and rescue operations, and corporate travel. Notably, both the AW109E Power and the AW109SP GrandNew offer the option of state-of-the-art Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) systems, significantly reducing operational costs while preventing undue wear on the engine, reflecting a commitment to maximizing efficiency and longevity.
In our commitment to prioritizing the safety and security of our esteemed clients, Max Ibiza is pleased to offer the Private Personal Security and Surveillance service as an addition to our clients’ vacation experiences, upon request. Recognizing the critical importance of personal safety, particularly when navigating through unfamiliar territories, we aim to provide comprehensive security measures, enabling our clients to embark on their journeys with confidence and peace of mind.
Price: On Request
Cruise speed: 285 KM/H / 177 MPH
Cabin length: 13,04 m
Cabin height: 3,40 m
Luggage space: 0.95 M / 3'1"
Enclosed lavatory: Yes
Entertainment centre: No
Flight attendant: Yes
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