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LYNX

Specifications
Country of Origin UK
Builder WESTLAND
RoleUtility, attack, antitank
Similar Aircraft OH-58 Kiowa, Hirundo A109, UH-1 Iroquois, UH-1N Model 212, Dauphin 2
Rotor diameter 42 ft (12.8 m)
Dimensions (External)  
Overall Length Rotors Turning 15. 16 m
Fuselage Length 13. 33 m
Width (excluding rotor) 2. 94 m
Overall Height 3. 48 m
Folded Length 10. 85 m
Folded Width 2. 94 m
Folded Height 3. 25 m
Main Rotor Diameter 12. 80 m
Tail Rotor Diameter 2. 36 m
   
Dimensions (Internal)  
Cabin Length 2. 05 m
Cabin Width 1. 78 m
Cabin Height 1. 42 m
   
Accommodation  
Cockpit Pilot and Co-Pilot or Observer
Cabin Up to 9 passengers
Cabin Volume 4. 85 cu m
Cabin Floor Area 3. 45 sq m
Rotor System  
Main Rotor Type Semi-rigid
Main Rotor Blades 4 composite blades
Tail Rotor Type Fully articulated
Tail Rotor Blades 4 composite blades
   
Weights  
Maximum All Up Mass 5330 kg
Cargo Hook Capacity 1360 kg
Standard Fuel 786 kg
Auxiliary Fuel Tank 353 kg each
   
Engines  
Number 2 2
Make Rolls Royce LHTEC
Model Gem 42-1 CTS800-4N
Take-Off Rating 746 kW each 1015 kW each
Maximum Continuous 664 kW each 945 kW each
   
Performance  
Cruise Speed 137 knots
Maximum Range (with auxiliary fuel) 530 nm
Endurance (with auxiliary fuel) 5. 4 hours
ArmamentCannon, minigun, rockets, missiles, HOT or TOW antitank missiles
Crew Two
Cost
User Countries Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, UK






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