Little Known Details Of High-end Helicopters Owned By Chief Hustler DP Ruto(Photos)

KEY POINTS

  • DP William Ruto is among Kenyan politicians that are billionaires with his net worth estimated to be $450 million(Ksh52 billion).
  • Among his vast wealth include the numerous helicopters that he owns.
  • Total cost of the Ruto's choppers has been estimated to be Kshs2.6 billion.

DP William Ruto is among Kenyan politicians that are billionaires with his net worth estimated to be $450 million(Ksh52 billion).

According to sources, DP Ruto came from a humble beginning and whatever he has today is as a result of hard work and determination and that is why he refers to himself as the chief hustler.

Among his vast wealth include the numerous helicopters that he owns. The helicopters aide his movement from one place to another in the country especially during campaigns.

Total cost of Ruto’s choppers has been estimated to be Kshs2.6 billion. They are managed by Kwae Investments limited, a company based at Wilson Airport.

Here are details and photos of the five helicopters owned by DP Ruto

5Y KDM Airbus 145 T2

Ruto

Ruto is said to have purchased the helicopter at Kshs970 million. It is the most expensive and powerful machine. It has night vision capabilities that are only found in military choppers and arrived in the country in June 2018.

The helicopter has a Helionix Avionics system that reduces the pilot’s workload and also allows it to fly and land when the screen displays a problem.

It is able to carry 10 passengers and one pilot.

Ruto

In the past, Ruto denied owning such a helicopter and said that it belongs to Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria.

“My brother Kuria has just clarified that I borrow the chopper that I use from time to time. People have been on my case over the issue. The owner has been identified,” the second in command said.

5Y DSC Eurocopter 130 T2

ruto

DP Ruto spent a whopping Kshs740 million on the aircraft. This too is among the most expensive choppers within the country.

It is able to carry 6 passengers and a total weight of 1300kg.

The aircraft can fly at a speed of 237Km/hr

5Y KDN Airbus H130

The airbus was allegedly acquired in 2019 from South Africa at a cost of about Kshs335 million.

5Y DSN Airbus H125

It costs about Ksh290 million

5Y SAK Airbus H125 

The price of the chopper is estimated to be also Ksh290 million

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