ASW/ASuW version for the MMI (Marina Militare Italiana)


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: AgustaWestland N.V.

Primary manufacturer: AgustaWestland N.V.

Parent type: AgustaWestland AW101/EH101

Aircraft status: Operational


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 6.66 m 21.9 ft
Overall Length: 22.83 m 74.9 ft
Overall Width: 18.59 m 61.0 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 19.30 m 63.3 ft
Airframe Width: 5.06 m 16.6 ft
Airframe Height: 5.09 m 16.7 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base: 6.99 m 22.9 ft
Landing Gear Track: 4.28 m 14.0 ft
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.83 m 6.0 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 6.50 m 21.3 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 2.49 m 8.2 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 14,600 kg 32,187 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 14,600 kg 32,187 lb
Empty Weight:  
Useful Load:  
Empty Weight Fraction:  
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 3,307 m 10,850 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE:  
Max Level Flight Speed: 278 km/h 150 kts
Never Exceed Speed: 309 km/h 167 kts
Service Ceiling:  
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 1,360 km 734 nm
Max Endurance: 7 hrs 7 hrs

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Number of engines: 3
Designation: GE T700-T6A turbine
Manufacturer: GE Aviation
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 1327 kW 1779 hp
Take-off / rated: 1491 kW 1999 hp
Intermediate: 1491 kW 1999 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency: 1491 kW 1999 hp
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 18.59 m 61.00 ft
Direction of Rotation: Counterclockwise
Hub Type: Fully articulated with elastomeric bearings
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction: Glass/carbon with metallic erosion shields
Blade Chord: 0.680 m 2.23 ft
Blade Tip Geometry: BERP III with anhedral
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 5
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 271.51 m² 2922.6 ft²
Disc Loading: 53.77 kg/m² 11.014 lb/ft²
Solidity: 0.1164
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade: 6.32 m² 68.0 ft²
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 4.10 m 13.45 ft
Configuration: Pusher
Direction of Rotation: Top blade aft
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 4
Blade Construction: Composite
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 13.20 m² 142.1 ft²
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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