Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Westland Helicopters Ltd

Primary manufacturer: AgustaWestland N.V.

Parent type: Westland WG-13/Lynx

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: TBA

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
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Airframe Dimensions
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Landing Gear Dimensions
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Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Weights
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Hover Performance
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Limitations
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Range and Endurance
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Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

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

Powerplant
Number of engines: 2
Normal Ratings
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OEI Ratings
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Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

The production version of the BERP III type blade incorporated anhedral (tip down geometry) in the outer tip

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 12.80 m 42.00 ft
RPM:  
Direction of Rotation: Counterclockwise
Hub Type: Semi-rigid rotor
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction: Composite with metallic LE shields
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: BERP III (Prod.)
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 4
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 128.72 m² 1385.6 ft²
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Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
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Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter:  
Configuration: Pusher
Direction of Rotation: Top blade aft
RPM:  
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 4
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Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
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