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Agusta Unveils “Grand” at Farnborough (July 21)

AgustaWestland is proud to unveil at Farnborough 2004 the Agusta Grand new top-of-the-range light twin helicopter developed to meet diversified market demand and providing levels of cabin space and payload that until now could only be met by larger more expensive helicopters.

AgustaWestland is committed to provide the marketplace with a modern, comprehensive commercial product line, ranging from single-engine to heavy multi-engine helicopters.

This new intermediate size helicopter with light twin economics fits as a natural addition to the product line, at the upper end of the light twin FAR/JAR 27 segment. The Grand has a Maximum Take-Off Weight of 3,175 Kg./7,000 lb. The combination of 815 shp new generation Pratt & Whitney PW207C turbo shaft engines with electronic control (FADEC) and an uprated transmission ensure outstanding performance, in both hovering and forward flight, including Full Class 1 operation. The resulting payload/range capability and the very high cruise speed make the Grand an unrivalled helicopter in its category.

The Grand’s spacious unobstructed long passenger cabin ( 2.30 m - 7 ft 7in) and a wide sliding cabin door (1.40 m - 4 ft 7in) on both sides, give space and easy access. The Grand’s wide selection of interiors and equipment, assures the required versatility to accomplish missions such as Corporate/VIP transportation, SAR, EMS, Offshore operations, Law Enforcement and Coastal Patrol.

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