The first production AW189K with the enhanced Aneto-1K engine by Safran of 2,500 shp each. The -K model increased to the maximum gross weight to 8,600kg (18,960 lb). Bearing the Gulf Helicopter of Qatar colors, this version is suitable to fly hot and high. This aircraft is a new construction number series from Nr. 93001. The first flight of the prototype P3 s/n 49003 I-RAIH modified with the new engines was on March 9, 2017.
Photo by Oscar Bernadi in 2021. All rights reserved. Used with permission.