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Westland Lynx AH.Mk 7

Powerplant

Number Of Engines : Two
Powerplant type : Rolls-Royce Gem42-1 turboshaft engines
Max Power Rating : 846kW (1,135shp)

Dimensions

Length, Rotors Turning : 15.16m (49ft 9in)
Fuselage Length : 12.06m (39ft 7in)
Height : 3.66m (12ft)
Main Rotor Diameter : 12.80m (40ft)
Main Rotor Disc Area : 128.71m2 (1,385.44sq ft)
Tail Rotor Diameter : 2.21m (7ft 3in)
Tail Rotor Disc Area : 3.84m2 (41.28sq ft)

Weights

Empty Weight : 2,578kg (5,683lb)
Max Take-off Weight : 4,876kg (10,750lb)

Landing Gear

Skid Track : 2.03m (6ft 8in)

Performance

Cruising Speed : 140kt (259km/h; 161mph)
Ferry Range : 724nm (1,342km; 835mi)
Endurance : 3 hours
Initial Climb Rate : 2,480ft (756m) per minute
Hover Out Of Ground Effect : 10,600ft (3,230m)

Westland Lynx HAS.MK.3

Powerplant

Number Of Engines : Two
Powerplant type : Rolls Royce Gem Mk.41-1 turboshafts
Max Power Rating : 835kW (1,120shp)

Dimensions

Length, Rotors Turning : 15.16m (49ft 10in)
Length, Rotors And Tail Folded : 10.62m (34ft 10in)
Main Rotor Diameter : 12.80m (42ft)
Main Rotor Disc Area : 128.7m2 (1,385sq ft)
Tail Rotor Diameter : 2.21m (7ft 3in)

Weights

Empty Weight : 2,740kg (6,040lb)
Max Take-off Weight : 4,763kg (10,500lb)
Internal fuel load : 733kg (1,616lb)

Landing Gear

Type : Fixed tricycle type with single-wheel main units and a twin-wheel nose unit
Wheelbase : 2.94m (9ft 7.75in)
Wheel Track : 2.78m (9ft 1.4in)

Performance

Max Speed At Sea Level : 125kt (232km/h; 144mph)
Initial Climb Rate : 2,170ft (661m) per minute
Hover Out Of Ground Effect : 8,450ft (2,575m)


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