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AW109 Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)

Weights
Max take off 3000/ 3175 kg 6614/ 7000 lb
Standard configuration empty weight 1970 kg 4343 lb
Engine Rating (2 x Turbomeca Arrius 2K-2)
Take off power (5 min) 2 x 530 kW 2 x 711 shp
Maximum continuous power 2 x 454 kW 2 x 609 shp
O.E.I. max contingency power (2.5 min) 590 kW 791 shp
O.E.I. max continuous power 534 kW 716 shp
Transmission Rating
Maximum continuous power 672 kW 900 shp
O.E.I. max contingency power (2.5 min) 477 kW 640 shp
O.E.I. max continuous power 418 kW 560 shp
Fuel Capacity
3-cell fuel system 598 l 158 USgal
4-cell fuel system 713 l 188 USgal
5-cell fuel system 880 l 232 USgal
Crew Pilots / Passengers 1 - 2 / 7 - 6
External Dimensions
Length (rotors turning) 12.93 m 42.41 ft
Length (rotors stopped) 11.43 m 37.5 ft
Maximum height 3.42 m 11.22 ft
Main rotor diameter 10.83 m 35.53 ft
Tail rotor diameter 1.94 m 6.36 ft
Performance (ISA, 3000 kg /6614 lb)
VNE 311 km/h 168 kts
Cruise speed 283 km/h 153 kts
Rate of climb 8.53 m/sec 1680 ft/min
Hovering IGE (TOP) 5334 m 17500 ft
Hovering OGE (TOP) 3505 m 11500 ft
Service ceiling (MCP) 6096 m 20000 ft
Max Range 926 km 500 nm
with 230 USgal fuel - no reserve - @5000 ft
Max endurance 4 h 46 min
with 230 USgal fuel - no reserve - @5000 ft
Equipment
  • Bleed air heater
  • Pilot / co-pilot armoured seats
  • Crashworthy fuel system
  • Self sealing fuel tanks
  • Reinforced windshields
  • Engine air particle separators
  • 1 or 2 longitudinal stretcher installation
  • Single or dual external cargo hook (1000 kg / 500 kg)
  • Rescue hoist (272 kg / 600 lbs)
  • Emergency floats
  • Rotor brake
  • Engine fire extinguishers
  • External loudspeakers
  • FLIR / LLTV
  • Laser warning
  • Missile approach warning system
  • Radar warning
  • Searchlight
  • Rear view mirror
  • Snow skis / slump protection pads
  • Windshield wipers
  • Wire strike protection system
  • Avionics
  • Flight Management System
  • Radio Management System
  • VHF-UHF / AM-FM radio
  • HF / SSB radio
  • ADF
  • DME
  • GPS
  • Doppler Velocity Sensor
  • AHRS
  • Stormscope
  • IFF Transponder
  • Radar altimeter
  • ELT system
  • VOR / ILS
  • Digital Map Generator
  • ICS
  • Armament
  • Rocket launcher 7/12/19 tubes 70 mm
  • Twin machine gun-pod 7.62 mm
  • Machine gun-pod 12.7 mm
  • Machine gun-pod 12.7 mm with 3 tubes 70 mm rockets
  • Antitank missiles (TOW, HOT or Hellfire)
  • Air-to-air missiles (Stinger or Mistral)






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