First flight of the Agusta-Bell AB139
Saturday, February 3, 2001
The aircraft was the prototype for what would become the AW139, in production, after Bell withdrew from the project.
Source: Aviation Week and Space Technology, February 19 2001, Page 40
The 1000th aircraft of this type was delivered Sep 20, 2019 to the Guardia di Finanza of Italy.
Source: 2020 VFS History Calendar