AgustaWestland Merlin HC.4

 

Utility version for the RN (Royal Navy), now part of the Commando Helicopter Force. Upgraded from the HC.3/3A with folding tail, folding rotor blades. The later aircraft also have a digital cockpit common to the Merlin HM.2

 

 

Attribution
Overview
Parent type AW101/EH101
Variant AW101-400
Design authority Leonardo S.p.A, Helicopter Division
Primary manufacturer Leonardo S.p.A, Helicopter Division
Key Characteristics
Operational status Operational
Max gross weight (ground) 14,600 kg 32,187 lb
Crew 2
Seating arrangement Side-by-side
Configuration
VTOL type Helicopter
Compound type None
Lift configuration Single main rotor
Control device type Tail rotor
Features
Number of engines 3
Number of propulsors 0
Number of lift devices 1
Number of control devices 1

AgustaWestland Merlin HC.4

 

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Forum Proceedings related to the AgustaWestland Merlin HC.4

Merlin Icing Operations - A Case Study
Tony Dyer, Qinetiq

 

Merlin Snow and Icing Operations - A Case Study
A.L. Dyer, MoD Boscombe Down; C.J. Colyer, H.R. Boden, T.G. Andrews, QinetiQ Ltd; M.S. Macleod, Aircraft Test and Evaluation Centre

 

Merlin Snow and Icing Operations - A Case Study
Anthony L Dyer, Christopher J Colyer, Michael J Curnow, Harry R Boden, Timothy G Andrews, Mark S Macleod, QinetiQ Ltd

 

Project SAIF - Assessment of Ship Helicopter Operating Limits Using the Merlin Helicopter Simulator
G. Turner, W. Clark, QinetiQ; I. Cox, Systems Engineering & Assessment Ltd; B. Finlay, Defence Science & Technology Laboratory; J. Duncan, Defence Procurement Agency

 

The Use of Manned Flight Simulation to Analyze All Weather Shipboard Operations of the Merlin Helicopter on the Future Type 45 Destroyer
Ferrier, Bernard; Duncan, John; Cox, Ian

 

 

Vertiflite articles related to the AgustaWestland Merlin

Fall 2008

British Merlin in Combat Operations: Lessons Learned -

 

Vertiflite, Fall 2008

British Merlin in Combat Operations: Lessons Learned -

 

Vertiflite, March/April 1987

Johnson, Merlin G. (Teledyne Systems Company) 

 

Vertiflite, March/April 2018

Book Review: “The Merlin EH(AW) 101: From Design to Front Line”

 

Vertiflite, May/June 1996

EH101 Merling Collaboration Takes Flight -

 

 

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December 2014

 

 

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