Giuseppe Orsi, CEO, AgustaWestland on the right and Ma Zhenchuan, Director in Chief of Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau on the left.
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce the delivery of one AW109 Power light twin and one AW139 medium twin helicopter to the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau. The handover ceremony took place AgustaWestland’s Vergiate facility in Italy on 28th July 2007.
These two aircraft are part of an order placed in June 2006 that also includes two CA109 Power helicopters produced by the Jiangxi Change Agusta Helicopter (CAH) joint venture company in China. The contract was the first contract awarded to CAH, which was established in 2005 to meet the growing Chinese light twin civil, law enforcement and emergency medical service helicopter market. These helicopters will perform law enforcement and security operations during the 2008 Olympic Games.