AgustaWestland delivers three AW139s to two Chinese customers

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AgustaWestland has delivered three AW139 helicopters in November to two new Chinese customers.

Two of the intermediate twin-engined types were handed over to an undisclosed owner - one in VIP configuration and the other in a mixed VIP-utility layout with a forward-looking, infrared camera and rescue hoist.

The third AW139 was handed over to the Beijing firefighting department and will be used for disaster relief and law enforcement missions in support of the Beijing police.

The Anglo-Italian airframer says its has chalked up 40 orders for its civil helicopter family from customers across China.