Air Forces Malta Receives Third AW139

Air Forces Malta Receives Third AW139 4 Jan, 17, Source: HeliHub.com

Malta’s Armed Forced recently received their third new Augusta Bell AW139. The helicopter, priced at €13 million, was partially paid for by the European Union and the three helicopters now serve as the backbone of the Air Wing’s squadron, reports Times of Malta. The AW139 is equipped to be used as an air ambulance, maritime patrol and search and rescue missions. It has a cabin mission console, search light, HD thermal imaging system, external rescue hoist and a four bag flotation system.

 

 

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