AgustaWestland A119Ke

AgustaWestland AW-119 Koala I-JJNS ETI 2000
AgustaWestland AW-119 Koala I-JJNS ETI 2000

The AW119Ke an evolution of the successful A119 Koala (with redesigned rotors, greater payload, better fuel efficiency) is a spacious 8 seat single engine helicopter developed to strengthen safety and provide high productivity and performance at a competitive price. The large unobstructed cabin permits rapid re-configuration for a variety of emergency medical services missions. The high power margins deliver outstanding performance that makes the AW119Ke the most cost effective helicopter in its class. Approximately 190 AW119Kes have been ordered by over 90 customers in almost 30 countries worldwide so far to perform a number of roles also including EMS, offshore transport, law enforcement, VIP/corporate transport, firefighting and utility.

Role utility helicopter
Manufacturer Agusta, later AgustaWestland
First flight February 1995
Introduced 2000
Produced 2000-
Unit cost $USD 1.85 million in 2000
Developed from Agusta A109

Specifications (AW119Ke)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 pilot
  • Capacity: 6-7 passengers
  • Length: 13.01 m (42 ft 8 in)
  • Rotor diameter: 10.83 m (35 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 3.77 m (12 ft 4 in)
  • Disc area: 92.1 sq m (991 sq m)
  • Empty weight: 1,430 kg (3,152 lb)
  • Loaded weight: kg (lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 2,720 kg (5,997 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6B-37A turboshaft, 747 kW (1,002 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 267 km/h (166 mph, 144 knots)
  • Ferry range: 991 km (618 miles, 535 nm)
  • Service ceiling: 6,096 m (20,000 ft)

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