AgustaWestland Helicopter AW159

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Cascina Costa di Samarate, Varese, Italy
Helicopter AW159
The AW159 is the latest generation multi-role, multi-mission maritime and utility helicopter, designed from concept to operate in the harshest maritime environments of high sea state and associated deck motion conditions. Equipped with a comprehensive state-of-the-art, fully-integrated avionics and mission systems to provide excellent situational awareness to the crew. Advanced technologies facilitate rapid tactical assessment in the theatre of operations, day or night and a network-enabled capability to find, fix, strike and integrate into the digital battle space. The AW159 can be equipped with a comprehensive suite of Anti-Submarine Warfare and Anti Surface Warfare weapon systems, providing excellent operational capability within a small footprint for small ship deployment. Two Turboshaft engines with Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC) provide excellent ‘hot and high’ performance and engine out capability. Leading Features MTOW: 6.0 tonne Power plant: 2 x LHTEC CTS800-4A with FADEC Crew: 1 pilot and 1 co-pilot / TACCO Technical Data Weights Max Gross Weight 6000 kg 13227 lb Engine Ratings (2 x turbo shaft engines) Take-off power (5 min) 2 x 1014 kW 2 x 1361 shp Max continuous power 2 x 955 kW 2 x 1280 shp OEI 2 minute rating 1 x 1108 kW 1 x 1484 shp OEI continuous rating 1 x 1014 kW 1 x 1361 shp Transmission Ratings Max continuous power 1604 kW 2151 shp Intercontingency OEI 938 kW 1258 shp Max contingency OEI 1016 kW 1363 shp Fuel Capacity Standard internal fuel tanks* 997 l 263 USgal Seating Cockpit / cabin 2 / 6 crashworthy (9 non-crashworthy) External Dimensions Length overall 15.24 m 50 ft 00 in Length overall (MRH folded) 13.49 m 44 ft 03 in Overall height 3.73 m 12 ft 03 in Rotor diameter 12.80 m 42 ft 00 in Performance (ISA, MGW) VNE (SL) 277 kph 150 kt Cruise speed (SL - MCP) 264 kph 143 kt Rate of climb (SL - MCP) 10.1 m/s 1983 ft/min Hovering IGE 2347 m 7700 ft Hovering OGE 1487 m 4880 ft Service Ceiling (density altitude) 4570 m 15000 ft OEI max service ceiling 1866 m 6125 ft Maximum range** 555 km 300 nm Max endurance** 3 hours
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Product Number AW159
Product Name Helicopter
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