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Agusta / AgustaWestland A109 / AW109

Agusta A109BA, Belgian Air Component, H40, c/n 0340 © Karsten Palt
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A109 / AW109

Light Utility Helicopter

The Agusta A109 respectively AW109 is a light eight-seat twin-engine multi-purpose helicopter produced by the Italian manufacturer Agusta (today AgustaWestland) since 1971. The A109 is in use of both civil and military operators.

Crew1-2
Passengers6-7
 
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelAllison / Rolls-Royce 250-C20B
Engine Power (each)313 kW420 shp
 
max. Cruise Speed278 km/h150 kts
  173 mph
max. Speed (vne)311 km/h168 kts
  193 mph
Service Ceiling4.572 m15.000 ft
Rate of climb503 m/min1650 ft/min
Range948 km512 NM
589 mi.
 
Empty Weight1.418 kg3.126 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.600 kg5.732 lbs
 
Rotor Blades (main/tail)4/24/2
Main Rotor Diameter11,00 m36,1 ft
Tail Rotor Diameter2,03 m6,7 ft
Rotor Disc Area95,0 m²1023 ft²
Length (Fuselage)11,45 m37,6 ft
Length13,04 m42,8 ft
Height3,40 m11,2 ft
 
First Flight04.08.1971
Production Statusin production
 
ICAO CodeA109
FAA TCDSH7EU
EASA TCDSR.005
 
Data for (Version)Agusta A109A Mk II
VariantsA109LUH, A109 Power, A109S Grand

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