|Photo courtesy of AgustaWestland|
Falcon Aviation Services has taken delivery of two AW189s, according to AgustaWestland, which says they are the first of the super-medium twin-engine helicopters in service in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi, UAE-based Falcon’s fleet includes the light twin AW109 Grand and GrandNew, and the operator is acquiring the new AW169 medium twin. Its AW189s were delivered in an offshore transport configuration. Established in 2006, Falcon’s operations include offshore logistics support and VIP jet charters from its main operating base at Al Bateen Executive Airport near Abu Dhabi City Center.