The Westland W30-300 was a technical demonstrator designed to be a potential replacement for the  Wessex and Puma aircraft in the Royal Air Force in the battlefield transport role. It was based on the W30-100 airframe.

The RAF eventually chose the EH101.

Only 1 was built.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Westland Helicopters Ltd

Primary manufacturer: Westland Helicopters Ltd

Parent type: Westland WG30/Westand 30

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

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 (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: GE CT7-2B turbine

Engine manufacturer: GE Aviation

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 7257 kg (15999 lb)

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