A lot of people know that private jets are built to serve a very Luxurious purpose, however only a few are aware of the fact that they are also private helicopters too.
Many celebrities such as Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt own a luxurious helicopters, this is why in this article we would be looking at 5 luxury private helicopters in the world;
5. The Airbus ACH175
Made by Airbus Helicopters this 7-ton flying beauty gets its power from a 1,325 kW PT6C-67E turboshaft engine which gives the helicopter a maximum speed of 151 kt.
This helicopter has a height of 5ft, a width of 7ft and the length spans 13ft in total. It can accommodate 7–12 passengers and the average price for one is about $16 million.
4. The Bell 525 Relentless
This 9-ton medium-lift helicopter is powered by 2 General Electric CT7-2F1 turboshaft which makes it capable of reaching a maximum speed of 306 km/h.
This helicopter can accommodate about 16 to 20 passengers and it cost about $15 million to buy one.
3. The Airbus ACH160
This particular helicopter span a length of 45ft, a width of 11ft and it is 16ft tall, it is powered by 2 Turbomeca Arrano 1A turboshaft engines which are capable of making the helicopter reach a maximum speed of 325 km/h and a cruise speed of 287 km/h.
The average cost of one unit of the helicopter is about $14 million and that depends on the custom interior you decide to install in it.
2. The Leonardo AW189
This 8-ton helicopter is built to fly in any weather condition that is why it is well known to operate very well in harsh conditions.
It gets its power from a 2 General Electric CT7-2E1 turboshaft engine which gives the aircraft the ability to reach a maximum speed of 313 km/h and a cruise speed of 278 km/h. It can get to accommodate up to 20 passengers at once. The price to own one is about $16 million and this could go higher based on the type of customisation.
1. Sikorsky S-92 VIP
The number one on the list is the American twin-engine helicopter which is powered by 2 General Electric CT7-8A turboshaft engines, this alone gives the aircraft the ability to reach a maximum speed of 306 km/h and cruise speed of about 280 km/h.
This helicopter was built for both military and civilian use, the total length is about 68ft, it has a width of 17ft and a height of 15 ft and it can accommodate up to 19 passengers. The price of one of these helicopters is $27 million.