Nov 11, 2015 ASDNews Source : AgustaWestland
AW609 TiltRotor to be operated by the UAEaEUR(tm)s Joint Aviation Command
Joint Aviation Command to be the launch customer for the SAR variant of the AW609 TiltRotor
The extraordinary speed and range of the AW609 bring new capabilities to the market
The Joint Aviation Command (JAC) of the United Arab Emirates announced today it has selected the AW609 TiltRotor for search and rescue (SAR) missions. Delivery of the first three AW609 TiltRotors to the JAC, with three additional options,is expected to start in the 2019 timeframe. The Joint Aviation Command will be the launch customer for the search and rescue variant of the AW609TiltRotor, which will include a tailored equipment configuration to meet its specific operational requirements.