Agusta A.109

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Agusta A.109
Nigerian Air Force Agusta A.109.
Role Light helicopter
National origin Italy
Manufacturer Agusta
First flight 1971
Introduction 1976
Status Active

The Agusta A.109 is an Italian helicopter. It has both civilian and military use. It is a twin-turboshaft helicopter built in all-metal. Its uniqueness comes from its retractable landing gear. From 2000 it has been built as AW.109 by the British and Italian company AgustaWestland. AgustaWestland AW119 Koala is a modernized variant.