Cameroonian Air Force AW109Es await delivery

The firs two AW109Es for the Armée de l’Air Camerounaise (Cameroon Air Force) are being prepared for delivery.

Cameroonian Air Force AW109Es await delivery
Cameroon Air Force AW109E (Photo by Marco Muntz)

Aircraft c/n 11840, wearing temporary Italian registration CSX81933, is seen on approach to Venegono on September 26 during a test flight from the nearby Leonardo Helicoptersplant at Vergiate.

The Cameroonian AW109s will feature mission equipment including a forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sensor, 600lb (272kg) electrical hoist, Spectrolab SX-16 Nightsun searchlight and external pylons.

No information about the contract has been released and no details have been given regarding the delivery schedule, but the order reportedly comprises four aircraft.

Source: By Marco Muntz / AirForces Monthly – January 2019

Beacky Maya Mugambi (African XAirForces Editor from Kenya and Nigeria)

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