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The helicopter AgustaWestland AW189. Specifications. A photo.
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The helicopter AgustaWestland AW189. Specifications. A photo.

The helicopter AgustaWestland AW189. Specifications. A photo.

 

AgustaWestland AW189 - civilian helicopter multipurpose, medium-duty, developed jointly by Italian and British aircraft manufacturers, experts of the company «AgustaWestland» in 2011 year.

 

AgustaWestland AW189 photo

 

The development of civil AgustaWestland AW189 multipurpose aircraft was carried out by Italian and British aircraft manufacturers on the basis of the version of the military helicopter AgustaWestland AW149, at the same time, the exterior design has undergone little change, however, the functional capabilities of the helicopter to a large extent able to expand, which made him very popular.

Specialists of the company «AgustaWestland» hardly spent time and effort to develop civil helicopters of this model, which is why already in 2011, the aircraft of this model made its first flight, and in the same year was sent to mass production, which due to its high multifunctionality is to this day.

 

A photoAgustaWestland AW189

 

Depending on the configuration of the aircraft, as well as its intended purpose, the helicopter AgustaWestland AW189 can carry on board up to 21 a man, including two pilots and nineteen passengers, which in turn is quite a lot, however, depending on the capacity on board, the range The flight of a helicopter can vary greatly from 370 to 907 kilometers. If necessary, the AgustaWestland AW189 helicopter can also be used as a transport vehicle carrying on board its cargo to several tons of payload. Among other things, the AgustaWestland AW189 helicopter can also be actively used for various kinds of maintenance work, which is why the largest contract for 2015 helicopters signed with the Russian company RosNeft is connected to AgustaWestland in 160.

The power plant helicopter AgustaWestland AW189 consists of two turboshaft engines General Electric CT7-2E1 having a total capacity of 4000 hp, which is a major factor in the high load capacity of the aircraft. Depending on the workload, the cruising speed of flight of the helicopter of this model may vary from the 267 km \ h., Before 278 km \ h., Which is quite acceptable for this type of helicopter.

 

CabinAgustaWestland AW189

 

In 2015 year there were reports that the aircraft may then be adapted for military purposes, including the helicopter can be used for the transport of troops or transport of different kinds of goods, however, representatives of «AgustaWestland» and did not specify whether to develop a separate model, or on the basis of a modified version of an existing will.

 

Specifications AgustaWestland AW169.

 

  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Capacity: 19 people (depending on the layout of the cabin);
  • helicopter length: 17,6 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 5,06 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 14,6 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 4100 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 8300 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 278 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 305 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 907 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4570 m .;
  • Powerplant: 2 × General Electric CT7-2E1;
  • Power: 2 × 2000 hp

 

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