The AW109 light twin engine helicopters are manufactured by Italian company Leonardo Helicopters. AW109 Power features an airframe made of lightweight aluminium alloys. It is fitted with four blade main rotor and long tail boom with two blade tail rotor. Tricycle landing gear with energy absorbing struts allows safe landing on rough terrains.
The helicopter is operated by one or two pilots and accommodates up to five passengers. The cockpit is fitted with pilot / co-pilot doors and windows with sliders. The cabin has two large sliding doors and double-layer acrylic windows.The interior is installed with soundproofing, bleed air heater and air conditioning to facilitate comfortable seating for occupants.
The AW109 Power helicopter is powered by two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW206C engines, controlled by full authority digital engine control (FADEC) system, or two TurbomecaArrius 2K1 engines.PW206C has a take-off power of 477kW, whereas the Arrius 2K1 has a take-off power of 500kW.