Helicopters for Sale

Helicopters, otherwise referred to as rotorcraft utilize rotor blades that propel quickly enough to provide the lift needed for flight. Unique from fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters are capable of vertical take-off and landing, making them ideal to operate into and out of tight spaces, and hovering (making them ideal for surveillance and inspection work).

 A wide range of turbine helicopters and piston helicopters are operated around the world, fulfilling an equally wide range of missions. The smallest manned piston helicopters seat just two people (including the pilot), whereas the largest multi-engine turbine helicopters can be configured to carry more than 12 passengers in luxury (plus crew).

 However, the key difference between turbine and piston helicopters, reflected in their name, is in their engine types…

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Agusta AW139

Price: USD $3,850,000
Agusta AW139 Exterior
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Agusta AW139

Price: USD $3,850,000
Asia, Hong Kong, For Sale by Asian Sky Group
  • Year 2009
  • S/N 31260
  • Total Time 3326
One Corporate Owner Since New 12 Seats Corporate / Passenger Configuration with Soundproofing Always Hangared Air Conditioning System Emergency Floating System HUMS,
Passenger Config. w/ Soundproofing
Updated 17 Jan 2022
  • 8

Airbus/Eurocopter AS 350B-3

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Asia, Hong Kong, For Sale by Asian Sky Group
  • Year 2000
  • S/N 3374
  • Total Time 8078
New Paint 1 Pilot and 6 Passengers Configuration Front Dual Seat Cargo Swing Skid Floats Heli-Utility Basket  Wire Strike Kit  Garmin GPS
New Paint
Updated 17 Dec 2021
  • 6

Airbus/Eurocopter AS 355NP

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Europe, Russian Federation, For Sale by ArcosJet
  • Year 2012
  • S/N 5799
  • Total Time 230
Best market Twin Star offer One of the not so many «as new» AS355NP at the market One owner
Best market Twin Star offer.
Updated 25 Nov 2021
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Agusta AW109S Grand

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Europe, Russian Federation, For Sale by ArcosJet
  • Year 2008
  • S/N 22084
  • Total Time 1410
Excellent Condition AW109S Grand Hangared Only and Very Well Maintained No any Damage or Accidents History Valid CoA Ready
Excellent Condition AW109S Grand
Updated 25 Nov 2021

Agusta A109SP

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Agusta A109SP

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Europe, United Kingdom - England, For Sale by Castle Air
  • Year 2011
  • S/N 22222
  • Total Time 1363
£2.6m or sensible offer
6 pax configuration
Updated 23 Dec 2021
  • 6

Agusta A109E Power

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Europe, United Kingdom - England, For Sale by Castle Air
  • Year 2003
  • S/N 11217
  • Total Time 4742
Air Conditioning, Blue leather VVIP seating with blue carpets and white contrasting trim
Updated 04 Jan 2022
  • 5

Agusta A109E Power

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Europe, United Kingdom - England, For Sale by Castle Air
  • Year 2002
  • S/N 11156
  • Total Time 5185
Immaculate 2002 AW109E Power meticulously maintained by Castle Air. G-TRNG features a baggage compartment extension and environmental control system.
with environmental control system
Updated 04 Jan 2022
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Airbus/Eurocopter EC 120B

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Europe, Switzerland, For Sale by AeroBuyNow SARL
  • Year 2001
  • S/N 1206
  • Total Time 1232
Excellent Remaining Potentials – No Damage History – All Logs Since New – Always Hangared - 1,065 Kg Empty Weight
Updated 15 Sep 2021
  • 7

Agusta A109E Power

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Europe, United Kingdom - England, For Sale by Freestream Aircraft Limited
  • Year 2009
  • S/N 11769
  • Total Time 1855.6
Previously N-Registered No Damage History IFR Avionic Package (King Silver Crown Line)
IFR Avionic Package
Updated 03 Nov 2021
  • 4

Bell 505 Jetranger X

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Asia, Hong Kong, For Sale by Asian Sky Group
  • Year 2018
  • S/N 65075
  • Total Time 163
1 Pilot + 4 Passengers Configuration Fully Integrated Garmin G1000H Flight Deck with Twin 10.4” LCD Screens Dual Controls Inlet Barrier Filter Cargo
new to market - 4 pax configuration
Updated 21 Oct 2021

Sikorsky S-76C+

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Sikorsky S-76C+

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Asia, Hong Kong, For Sale by Asian Sky Group
  • Year 2004
  • S/N 760569
  • Total Time 1040
Always Hangared One Corporate Owner Since New VIP Configuration Emergency Floating System Air Conditioning System Enhanced Vision System Spare Engine
VIP Configuration
Updated 20 Oct 2021

Bell 206B III

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Bell 206B III

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Europe, France, For Sale by SPARFELL
  • Year 1980
  • S/N 8592
  • Total Time 3750
Immaculate 1980 Agusta-Bell 206B3   Low Time Equipped for floats Floats included (to be serviced) Inlet barrier filter EASA certified   Based an
Updated 29 Sep 2021

Bell 412EP

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Bell 412EP

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Asia, Hong Kong, For Sale by Asian Sky Group
  • Year 2007
  • S/N 36442
  • Total Time 2840.2
13+2 Seats Configuration ADS-B Fitted Emergency Floats and External Mounted Life Rafts AFCS Cargo Hook Provisions Emergency Floats Litter Kit Auxiliary
ADS-B Fitted - 13 pax configuration
Updated 06 Dec 2021

Bell 205 A1

Price: USD $1,500,000 Price Reduced
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Bell 205 A1

Price: USD $1,500,000 Price Reduced
Asia, Hong Kong, For Sale by Asian Sky Group
  • Year 1972
  • S/N 30109
  • Total Time 7688
Total Hours: 7,688 Since New 13 Passengers Utilty Configuration Asking Price Reduced: 1.5M USD
13 Passengers Utilty Configuration
Updated 06 Sep 2021

Airbus/Eurocopter EC 135T2+

Price: USD $2,500,000
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Airbus/Eurocopter EC 135T2+

Price: USD $2,500,000
Europe, Russian Federation, For Sale by ArcosJet
  • Year 2008
  • S/N 0741
  • Total Time 1960
Excellent Condition Well-equipped EC135T2+. Carefully Stored in Hangar Only and Very Well Maintained. No any Damage or Accidents History.
very well maintained
Updated 10 Jan 2022

Airbus/Eurocopter EC 130B4

Price: USD $1,500,000 Price Reduced
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Airbus/Eurocopter EC 130B4

Price: USD $1,500,000 Price Reduced
Europe, Russian Federation, For Sale by ArcosJet
  • Year 2007
  • S/N 4309
  • Total Time 2110
PRICE REDUCED! 144-month Inspection Completed in October 2020. Very Nice Condition. Fully Airworthy with a Valid Export CofA. Ready to Immediate
Very Nice Condition
Updated 17 Aug 2021

Bell 412 EPI

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Bell 412 EPI

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North America + Canada, United States - NC, For Sale by Southern Cross Aircraft LLC
  • Year 2018
  • S/N TBD
  • Total Time 20
Factory delivery 2018 20 hours since new Factory Warranty in place - Fully Transferable to new owner  
Updated 13 Feb 2019

Bell 505 Jetranger X

Price: USD $1,720,000 Price Reduced
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Bell 505 Jetranger X

Price: USD $1,720,000 Price Reduced
Europe, Poland, For Sale by Clip Group
  • Year 2020
  • S/N 65253
  • Total Time 26
As owner, we are proud to present this BRAND NEW Bell 505. Price from Bell in this configuration (including ferry to
BRAND NEW Bell 505
Updated 15 Jul 2021
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Agusta A109E Power

Off market
Europe, Switzerland, For Sale by SPARFELL
  • Year 2007
  • S/N -
  • Total Time 2155
Off-Market 2007 Agusta A109E Power EASA Compliant Well maintained IFR Compliant 5+1 Passenegrs Configuration Always hangared Based in Central Europe
Updated 07 Jan 2022

Airbus H130

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Airbus H130

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Middle East, Kazakhstan, For Sale by ArcosJet
  • Year 2014
  • S/N TBD
  • Total Time 752
Excellent "as new" H130. Careful use for the owner's flights only. One owner since new. Very well in- time maintenance. 
Updated 12 Jan 2022
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FAQs: Helicopter for Sale

Here are the most Frequently Asked Questions for Helicopter for sale
  • Which are the top helicopter manufacturer companies today?

    Today’s leading turbine helicopter manufacturers include Airbus, Bell, Enstrom, Leonardo, MD Helicopter, Robinson, and Sikorsky. Buyers shopping the pre-owned market will find additional out-of-production models available, including those produced by Agusta, Eurocopter, and others. Popular piston helicopters are built by Enstrom (F-28F and 280FX), Guimbal (Cabri G2), Robinson (R22 and R44 Raven) and Schweizer (300C). Again, buyers shopping the pre-owned piston helicopter market will find additional out-of-production models available, including, for example, the Bell 47.

  • What are helicopters used for?

    Turbine helicopters are popular with corporations needing business and VVIP transportation. High-net-worth-individuals also own these aircraft as personal transportation. Some of the other roles and industries Turbine Helicopters are commonly utilized in are police work, medevac, aerial surveillance, offshore, media, tourism and more. Meanwhile, Piston helicopters are very popular with flight schools. They are also used for personal, owner-flown transportation, and are useful for certain types of surveillance work, tourism, site inspection, and news gathering.

  • How much do helicopters cost?

    Buyers seeking a turbine helicopter can expect an average ask price of $1.424m, according to JETNET data (November 2021) which accounts for new and used helicopter prices. The highest ask price in November 2021 was $9.950m. Piston helicopters, meanwhile, can cost anywhere between under $100k up to approximately $600k, depending on the model, age, and condition of the aircraft.

Helicopter Overview

By Matt Harris

Both Piston and Turbine helicopters are diverse and are used across a wide variety of roles and industries. These include executive travel, emergency services, military, construction, oil and offshore, tourism, search and rescue, news and media, and a diverse range of other aerial works. 

Popular models available today include aircraft built by Airbus Helicopters, Bell, Enstrom, Leonardo, Robinson and Sikorsky

What is a Turbine Helicopter?

Generally larger than piston helicopters, turbine helicopters are powered by one or more gas turbine engines. Comprised of compressor, combustion chamber, turbine and gearbox assembly, these are more powerful and complex engines than are used on piston helis, inevitably making them more expensive to operate but broadening their appeal to market sectors piston helicopters cannot serve.

 

Popular turbine helicopter models on the market today carry anywhere between four and 20, -plus passengers (depending on category and configuration).

 

Turbine helicopters tend to be grouped by engine and weight, including Single-Engine Turbines, Light Multi-Engine Turbines, Medium Multi-Engine Turbines, and Heavy Multi-Engine Turbines.

 

What is a Piston Helicopter?

Generally smaller than turbine helicopters, piston helicopters operate with a piston engine (also called a reciprocating engine), with Lycoming being a leading piston helicopter engine manufacturer today. Less powerful and complex than the engines used by turbine helicopters, piston engines are also less expensive to operate.

 

The popular piston helicopters on the new and pre-owned market carry between two and four people (including pilot), and have a range between 160 and 300 nautical miles (per Conklin & de Decker).


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