Average people see the world from ground level, but what about billionaires? Who have the happiness and the power to visualize everything from the heights in true palaces in the sky, incredible helicopters that not only fly through the skies but can land on any building in any city. For those with a few million dollars in their pockets and a helipad, the helicopter is the most perfect way to travel and see the world from a bird’s eye view. Next, we show you the list of the most luxurious and expensive helicopters available for private use:
Airbus H155 – $ 10 million
Initially known as the Eurocopter EC155, this incredible aircraft is part of the Dauphin helicopter line and is a fairly affordable vehicle for a millionaire’s budget. Depending on the configuration, the cabin can accommodate between eight and 12 passengers, in addition to two pilots. Large windows that cover the sides of the cabin provide passengers with a spectacular view and amenities such as leather seats, air conditioning, inflight entertainment system and much more.
AgustaWestland AW139 – $ 12 million
In the helicopter industry, AgustaWestland is synonymous with quality and the AW139 couldn’t be less. Valued at $ 12 million, this helicopter is fairly modestly priced but with incredible luxuries inside. The AW139 has the largest cabin in its class and a very spacious layout for testing different seating configurations. The landing gear and fuselage absorb energy and ensure a smooth ride from takeoff to landing.
Sikorsky S-76 – $ 12.95 million
The Sikorsky S-76 is a clear example of American engineering, as it is equipped with your Turboméca Arriel 1S1 turboshaft and built to be lighter than other helicopters. The aircraft can accommodate up to eight passengers.
AgustaWestland AW609 – $ 14 million
This AgustaWestland is the perfect helicopter for those millionaires living an executive lifestyle. Its ability to take off and land vertically translates into being able to fly directly to any location, but also twice as fast as a typical helicopter. The AW609 is the future of luxury in helicopters.
Bell 525 “Relentless” – $ 15 million
Although not yet on the market, the Bell 525 – nicknamed Relentless – promises to be one of the most incredible helicopters and one of the pioneering examples of the “super middle” class. The 525 can accommodate up to 20 passengers in comfort.
Airbus AS332 L1e VIP Super Puma – $ 15.5 million
The Airbus AS332 can carry a mighty 19 passengers, and despite its size, it is not a slow helicopter. The maximum speed reaches 141 knots, that is, the same as other medium helicopters. The large cabin can accommodate a living room, kitchen, and even bathrooms. Without a doubt, this spectacular helicopter is a true office in the sky.
Sikorsky S-92 – $ 17.7 million
The S-92 is a very common choice among heads of state around the world, as even though it offers fewer seats than some of the other helicopters on this list – with a maximum capacity of 10 passengers – these 10 people fly with the greatest comfort and luxury that exists. The S-92 cabin offers leather seats and ample legroom and storage, as well as air conditioning or heating as preferred by guests. The high quality furnishings and facilities make the interior of the S-92 look like the Palace of Versailles.
AgustaWestland AW101 – $ 21 million
The AW101 is AgustaWestland’s best-known executive helicopter, thanks to its cabin (the largest in its class), which offers capacity for 24 passengers.
Airbus H25 Super Puma – $ 27 million
This 11-ton behemoth is the latest in Airbus’ Super Puma family of helicopters. In addition to carrying more than 20 passengers, the H225 can also handle heavy work and is very popular with search and rescue teams, offshore drilling programs, and multi-million dollar entrepreneurs. All the features expected in a luxury helicopter are found in this aircraft: spacious cabin, soundproofed fuselage, high speed and long range.