Friday, January 1, 2010
Rotorcraft Report: Qatar Receives First AW139
AgustaWestland has delivered the first AW139 to the Qatar Armed Forces as part of an 18-unit order placed in August 2008. The Qatar Emiri Air Force will use the helicopter for various missions, including troop transport, utility, search and rescue, border patrol, homeland security and special forces operations. Crew training and an initial spares package are included in the agreement.