Agusta / AgustaWestland A129 / AW129 Mangusta

Attack Helicopter

Agusta A129CBT Mangusta © Aldo Bidini
Photo ©: Aldo Bidini (photos at airliners.net)
The Agusta A129 Mangusta is a twin-turboshaft-engined two-seat multi-role attack helicopter produced by the Italian Manufacturer Agusta, today AgustaWestland.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelLHTEC CTS800-2
Engine Power (each)1016 kW1362 shp
Speed278 km/h150 kts
  173 mph
Service Ceiling6.096 m20.000 ft
Range561 km303 NM
349 mi.
Empty Weight2.529 kg5.575 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight5.100 kg11.244 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)5/2
Main Rotor Diameter11,90 m39 ft 1 in
Tail Rotor Diameter2,50 m8 ft 2 in
Rotor Disc Area111,2 m1197 ft
Length (Fuselage)12,62 m41 ft 5 in
Length14,29 m46 ft 11 in
Height3,35 m10 ft 12 in
First Flight11.09.1983
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeA129
Data for (Version)Agusta A129 International
VariantsT129