On April 21, one year after it completed the acquisition of the Kopter Group AG (originally called Marenco Swisshelicopter), Leonardo Helicopters rebranded the Kopter SH09 single-engine helicopter as the Leonardo AW09.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Fenestron/Shrouded tail rotor
Crew required: 1-2 in Side-by-side arrangement
Landing gear: Skids