Ode to AgustaWestland Helicopters
Having our base in Lugano, thinking that the company which manufactures the most appreciated helicopter by our customers (and also by our pilots) is only a few kilometers away from us makes us very pleased.
In Samarate (Varese, Italy) there is the headquarters of Agusta Helicopter: the company was founded by Count Giovanni Agusta in 1923, who flew his first airplane in 1907.
From 1952 the company got involved in helicopter manufacturing, first building Bell helicopters under licence, but later Sikorsky, Boeingand McDonnell Douglas products as well. The company also had ambitions to design and build its own helicopters. The Agusta A.101 and the Agusta A.106 can be considered the best of its earlier attempts. Others included the AB.102, A.103, A.104, and A.115. It also produced a small line of aero engines such as the GA.70 and GA.140.
But the best was yet to come…
Developed in the 1970s, the Agusta A109 has undoubtedly been the company’s biggest success. The A109 is a commercial and military twin turbine helicopter, of which the latest variants are still in production, hundreds having already been sold.
The Agusta A109 helicopter is still by far the most requested by our loyal customers.
Incredibly comfortable, fast and safe: this helicopter is the symbol of elegance and strength in the same aircraft.
Because of we use only the best, we want to recommend all the AgustaWestland Helicopters and we hope to let you try these jewels of design and technology at the earliest. Call us, we are at your complete disposal!