In the course of licensed production of foreign-made helicopters, the Italian firm Agusta gained experience, developed and started production of the Agusta A 109 helicopter. This car became the first helicopter manufactured by the mass series. The A 109 helicopter was designed primarily to meet the requirements of the civilian market sector, but it is also purchased by the armed forces of some countries. Differences A 109 steel retractable tricycle landing gear with nose support, four-bladed aluminum rotor with Nomex plating and swept keel with two-bladed tail rotor installed on the left side.
Number of passengers: 6
Number of crew members: 1 pilot
Cruise speed: 260 km/h
Maximum speed: 315 km/h
Flight range: 930 km