Billionaires of the world have a new toy they can add to their stable: the Airbus H160 VIP. At $22-million, it’s the world’s first all-composite civil helicopter with a range of 500 miles. It’s powered by two Turbomeca Arrano turboshaft engines that generate 1,300 shaft horsepower, enabling the aircraft to cruise at speeds of up to 185mph. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“The interior is nothing short of impressive either, upholstered in rich leather with wooden and metallic features customizable to buyers specifications. Orders for these helicopters are set to begin delivery in 2018. Prototypes have been able to reach an altitude of 20,000 feet and performed turns at up to 2.2Gs,” reports Hi Consumption.