AW1052 Nirma GrandNew
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the delivery of a second GrandNew light twin helicopter to the Nirma Group of India. The GrandNew, with a full VIP cabin interior fit, provides passengers with an outstanding level of comfort.
Nirma Group will also benefit from a three-year support contract with OSS Air. OSS Air are appointed as the distributor of AgustaWestland commercial helicopters in India and also an AgustaWestland Authorised Service Centre.
The GrandNew features the most modern developments in avionics while retaining the outstanding characteristics of the Grand. The GrandNew is the first type certified light twin (CS/JAR/FAR 27) to enter service with a new EFIS featuring Synthetic Vision and the first helicopter in this class on the market fully compliant with the latest advanced global positioning system-based navigation requirements for all weather operations. The fastest helicopter in the light twin category, the GrandNew also features the largest and most comfortable cabin in its class.
The combination of world-class technology, performance, comfort and safety standards allow a unique flying experience and make the GrandNew the ideal solution for VIP/corporate transport missions. AgustaWestland offers its GrandNew customers comprehensive support and training packages to maximize operational effectiveness and safety while keeping operating costs low.
Orders for more than 330 helicopters from the Grand series have been placed by over 200 customers in nearly 40 countries worldwide, to perform many missions including VIP/corporate transport, passenger transport, EMS, SAR, harbour pilot shuttle, maritime patrol, law enforcement and water pollution monitoring.
Nearly 50 AgustaWestland commercial helicopters have been sold in India in the last six years comprising AW119 Koala, AW119Ke, AW109 Power, Grand, GrandNew and AW139 models. OSS Air, an AgustaWestland Authorised Service Centre, provides local support including maintenance, spares and training services from its main bases in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.