Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Northrop Grumman Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Northrop Grumman Corporation

Parent type: Northrop Grumman Firescout

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 0

Crew seating: Not applicable

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 2.96 m (9.7 ft)

Overall Length: 9.15 m (30.0 ft)

Overall Width: 4.19 m (13.8 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: RR M250-C20W turbine

Engine manufacturer: Rolls-Royce Corporation

Take-off / rated power: 313 kW (420 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1429 kg (3150 lb)

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