The Agusta A-109C is a light-weight, twin-engine, eight-seat multi-purpose helicopter, one of the most prominent in its class during the course of its 25 year history. The Agusta A-109 has been developed into a number of specific configurations. As far as the different forms of chartering go, the Agusta A-109C is popularly used for executive transport worldwide. Taking off in the A-109 is a thrilling way to not only see the site in Miami but to also make quick business trips in style.
This helicopter has a maximum cruising speed of 175mph, economical cruising speed 145mph. The Maximum initial rate of climb is 2110ft/min. Range with standard fuel and no reserves 400 miles. Contact mph club® for this a quick and elite way to fly.
The Agusta A-109C is a high performance twin helicopter, one of the most successful in its class during the course of its 25 year history.
The first of four A-109 prototypes flew on August 4 1971. VFR certification was awarded on June 1 1975 although series production had already begun in 1974. First production deliveries took place in late 1976. The helicopter was originally named Hirundo, but this name was later dropped. Single pilot IFR certification was granted in January 1977.
The base A-109A was superseded by the upgraded A-109A Mk.II from September 1981. Improvements incorporated in the Mk.II included a greater transmission rating, redesigned tailboom and a new tail rotor driveshaft, improved rotor blade life and modern avionics. The Mk.II is also available in widebody configuration with increased internal volume courtesy of bulged fuselage side panels and reshaped fuel tanks under the cabin floor. The Mk.II Plus has the more powerful 250-C20R1 engines, as does the A-109C. The 109C also has composite rotor blades.