GrandNew

GrandNew

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The GrandNew is the premium, latest-generation light twin helicopter, evolved from the globally successful Grand platform, enhanced with the latest global navigation satellite system for all weather operations.


Pilots benefit from a full glass cockpit, which minimises crew workload, enhances situational awareness and excellent visibility.


The aircraft features a spacious, rapidly reconfigurable, modular cabin for multi-role versatility, cocoon-type, high strength airframe and crash-resistant systems for passenger comfort and safety.

 

GrandNew features Category A Class 1 performance with no payload reduction up to ISA+20 (35°C @ SL) in Cat. A VTOL for safe O.E.I flight.

Leading Features

MTOW: 3,175 kg

Powerplant: 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207C (Take-Off: 2 x 735 shp)

Crew/passengers: 1 or 2 pilots with 6 or 7 passengers

Technical Data

Weights

Max Take-Off Weight (internal)

3175

kg

7000

lb

Max Take-Off weight (external)

3200

kg

7055

lb

Performance

VNE

311

km/h

168

kts

Max Cruise Speed

289

kph

156

kts

Max Range

859

km

464

nm

Max Endurance

4 hrs 31 min

OEI Service Ceiling

4880

m

16000

ft

Hovering IGE (ISA)

4750

m

15600

ft

Hovering OGE (ISA)

3050

m

10000

ft

VTOL CAT.A

950

m

3100

ft

External Dimensions

Overall Length

12.96

m

42

ft

06

in

Overall Height

3.40

m

11

ft

02

in

Main Rotor Diameter

10.83

m

35

ft

06

in

Fuel Capacity

3-cell fuel system

575

litres

152

USgal

4-cell fuel system

669

litres

177

USgal

5-cell fuel system

805

litres

213

USgal

Crew

Pilots/ Passengers

             1-2 / 7-6

Pilots/ Stretchers + Passengers

1-2 / 1-2 stretchers + 3/ 4-2 med. attendants

Engine Rating ( 2 x Pratt & Whitney PWC207C)

Power Rating - AEO Take-Off

2 x 548

kW

2 x 735

shp

 
At 5000 ft, no reserve, 5 cell fuel system

Equipment

  • 152, 177 or 213 USgal crash-resistant fuel system
  • Dual controls
  • Rotor brake
  • Reinforced windshields
  • Pilot/ co-pilot windshield wipers with wiper switch on cyclic grip
  • Sliding window on crew and passengers doors
  • Cargo hook (1150 kg)
  • Dual cargo hook (1150 kg + 500 kg)
  • Rappelling hooks (2 LH + 2 RH)
  • External hoist (272 kg / 600 lb) including step bar
  • External loudspeakers
  • 450 W retractable and rotating landing light
  • Searchlight (SX-5 or SX-16 or XP)
  • Helicopter Emergency Egress Lighting System (HEELS)
  • Tail flood lights
  • High-intensity strobe lights
  • Engine compartment fire extinguishers
  • Engine and airframe hourmeter
  • Pulsed chip detectors
  • Engine air particle separator
  • Portable fire extinguisher
  • Emergency floats
  • Life rafts
  • Wire strike protection system
  • Snow skis/ slump protection pads
  • Fixed wheeled landing gear
  • Baggage compartment extension (2.3 m)
  • Main rotor blades high visibility painting
  • Blade folding
  • Mooring plate
  • Customised painting scheme with metallic colours

Avionics

  • EASA/FAA Single/ Dual pilot IFR avionic package with :
  • Pilot/co-pilot flight-navigation EFIS (4 displays) with embedded FMS, Synthetic Vision, Terrain Awareness & Warning System, Slip Indicator, Remote Bug Panel
  • Pilot/ co-pilot digital ICS with active noise reduction headsets
  • Electronic Standby Instrument System (ESIS)
  • Dual digital VHF COM
  • Dual digital Radio Management System
  • VOR/ ILS/ ADF
  • 2nd VOR/ ILS
  • DME
  • Radio altimeter
  • Transponder
  • Dual GPS/SBAS interfaced with pilot/co-pilot EFIS/FMS
  • 4-axis dual duplex digital AFCS with integrated Flight Director
  • Dual AHRS
  • Dual Air Data Unit
  • Reversionary Control Panel
  • Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT)
  • Automatic Deployable ELT (ADELT)
  • Homing Direction Finder (DF)
  • Moving map
  • Enhanced Vision System (EVS)
  • Traffic Avoidance System (TAS)
  • Weather radar
  • Stormscope Lightning Detection System
  • FLIR/LLTV camera
  • Video uplink/ downlink
  • Digital video recorder
  • Cabin mission console
  • SATCOM Iridium Satellite phone
  • HF/VHF/UHF Radios
  • VHF/FM radio
  • NVG compatibility
  • Cockpit Voice Recorder/Flight Data Recorder (CVR/FDR)

Interiors

  • Executive interior
  • VIP interior (4, 5 or 6 places)
  • Offshore/ Pax transport interior (6 forward looking places)
  • Utility Interior
  • EMS (Emergency Medical Service) interior (1 or 2 stretchers)
  • HPS (Harbour Pilot Shuttle) interior
  • Air conditioning
  • Silent/ Super silent soundproofing
  • Leather, leatherette, fabric or fabric/ leather seat covering
  • All crash-resistant seats (pilots and passengers)
  • Four points shoulder harness with inertia reels and safety belts on all seats
  • Advisory and reading lights
  • Cabin loudspeakers
  • Active Noise Reduction (ANR) headsets
  • Floor carpeting
  • Customized finishing
  • Cabin double layer windows
  • Cabinet
  • Pilot / co-pilot multi-purpose holder
  • Pilot / co-pilot console tray
  • Foldable Armrests
  • Chest of three drawers
  • Central drawer with refrigerator
  • Entertainment system
  • Electrical operated passenger steps (RH and/or LH)

 

CIVIL-COMMERCIAL USE

 

Executive and Private

GrandNew is the latest-generation light twin-engine helicopter featuring a digital glass cockpit and composite material fuselage.

 

Designed for low noise and low vibration in the spacious cabin, passengers experience a comfortable elegant flying experience.

 

High safety standards are ensured by the excellent One Engine Inoperative (O.E.I.) flying characteristics, crashworthy seats, airframe and fuel tanks.

 
LEADING FEATURES

  • Best-in-class performance
  • The cabin is finished with bespoke details in highest quality materials
  • An ergonomic glass-cockpit integrates Flight Management System (FMS), Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) functions to reduce crew workload, enhancing mission capabilities and safety during all types of operation

EMS and Rescue Services

GrandNew is the latest-generation light twin-engine helicopter featuring a digital glass cockpit and composite material fuselage.

 

Operators benefit from a state-of-the-art avionics suite, excellent external visibility and a flexible cabin, maximising EMS mission success. Top class performance and unrivalled situational awareness enables operations in the most severe conditions, including high altitudes and harsh weather.

 
LEADING FEATURES

  • Single and dual stretcher configurations with up to 4 seats for medical crew with access to the whole body of the patient
  • Certified Cat. A class 1 performance, uncompromised payload up to ISA+20 (35°C @ Sea Level)
  • An ergonomic glass cockpit further integrates Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) functions to reduce crew workload and to enhance safety in single and dual pilot operations
  • Features a latest-generation navigation suite, based on a dual Flight Management System (FMS) and advanced digital dual-duplex 4-axis autopilot, incorporating GNSS/SBAS capabilities providing lateral and vertical guidance for in-flight procedures, including approach operation to LPV minima

Police and Security

GrandNew is the latest-generation light twin-engine helicopter featuring a digital glass cockpit and composite material fuselage.

 

Ideally-suited to police/security missions, combining superior manoeuvrability with extensive state-of-the-art mission equipment. The advanced avionics suite minimises pilot workload and improves external visibility, maximising mission success.

 
LEADING FEATURES

  • Wide sliding doors and a large, unobstructed cabin (3.9 m3 / 137.7 ft3) provide operational flexibility in critical tasks such as hoist operations and flexibility to configure for multiple operational scenarios, including accommodation for up to 2 stretchers
  • Powerful PW207C turboshaft engines with FADEC enable safe flight even in single engine conditions from small landing sites or rooftops of city centre buildings
  • Ergonomic glass-cockpit integrates Flight Management System (FMS), Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) functions to reduce crew workload enhancing safety in single and dual pilot operations

Oil and Gas

GrandNew is the latest-generation light twin-engine helicopter featuring a digital glass cockpit and composite material fuselage.

 

Designed for low noise and low vibration in the spacious cabin, passengers fly in quiet comfort, minimising fatigue when they reach their destination.The aircraft can be configured to meet the demanding safety standards required for offshore operations.

 
LEADING FEAUTURES

  • Capacity for up to 7 passengers in a comfortable interior
  • High cruise speed and unique Cat. A Class 1 performance ensure safe operations even at high temperatures
  • The best-in-class fuel burn per pax/nm, contributing to outstanding operating economics
  • An ergonomic glass-cockpit integrates Flight Management System (FMS), Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) functions to reduce crew workload, enhancing mission capabilities and safety during all types of operation

Training

GrandNew is the latest-generation light twin-engine helicopter featuring a digital glass cockpit and composite material fuselage.

 

Alongside Helicopter Division’s established professional training services, GrandNew provides the total training solution for today’s frontline pilots.

 
LEADING FEATURES

  • A unique feature of the GrandNew is the centrally-located observer seat, providing an unrivalled view of the cockpit for additional learning and training opportunities
  • Powerful PW207C turboshaft engines with FADEC enable safe flight even in single engine conditions
  • Full VTOL Cat. A Class 1 performance for maximum operational safety
  • An ergonomic glass-cockpit integrates Flight Management System (FMS), Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) functions to reduce crew workload enhancing safety in single and dual pilot operations

 

MILITARY AND GOVERNMENT USE

 

Search and Rescue


GrandNew is the latest-generation light twin-engine helicopter featuring a digital glass cockpit and composite material fuselage.

 

Search and Rescue operators benefit from a state-of-the-art avionics suite, excellent external visibility and a flexible, reconfigurable cabin, ensuring mission success. Best-in-class performance and unrivalled situational awareness enables operations in the most severe conditions, including high altitudes and harsh weather.

 
LEADING FEATURES

  • More than 140 kts cruise speed, providing rapid response
  • Powerful PW207C turboshaft engines with, FADEC, excellent flying qualities, high controllability and manoeuvrability enable operations in confined areas
  • Single / dual-pilot VFR / IFR low workload integrated glass cockpit with advanced avionics and systems provide excellent  situational awareness and maximises mission effectiveness
  • Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) functions to reduce crew workload and enhance safety
  • Wide range of SAR mission equipment including multi-band radios, Electro-Optic / Infra-Red (EO/IR) device, searchlight, loudspeakers, rescue hoist and cargo hook
  • Versatile, high volume cabin, with space for 4 medical attendants and a single stretcher or 2 attendants in dual stretcher configuration, with access to the whole patient body
  • Large sliding doors allow for swift, easy loading and unloading of personnel

Law Enforcement and Security

GrandNew is the latest-generation 3 tonne class light twin-engine helicopter featuring a digital glass cockpit and composite material fuselage.

 

Ideally-suited for Law Enforcement  / Security missions, the GrandNew combines superior manoeuvrability with extensive state-of-the-art mission equipment. The advanced avionics suite minimises pilot workload and improves external visibility, maximising mission success. High power margins provide excellent performance, enabling the GrandNew to safely operate in the most demanding environments.

 
LEADING FEATURES

  • Powerful PW207C turboshaft engines with, FADEC, excellent flying qualities, high controllability and manoeuvrability enable operations in confined areas
  • Single / dual-pilot VFR / IFR low workload integrated glass cockpit with advanced avionics and systems provide excellent  situational awareness and maximises mission effectiveness
  • Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) functions to reduce crew workload and enhance safety
  • Wide sliding doors and a large, unobstructed cabin (3.9 m3 / 137.7 ft3) provide operational flexibility in critical tasks such as hoist operations and flexibility to configure for multiple operational scenarios, including accommodation for up to 2 stretchers
  • Wide range of mission equipment including multi-band radios, radar, Electro-Optic / Infra-Red (EO/IR) device, searchlight, loudspeakers, rescue hoist and cargo hook
  • External noise signature well below the ICAO defined limits enables covert operations

Training

GrandNew is the latest-generation 3 tonne class light twin-engine helicopter featuring a digital glass cockpit and composite fuselage.  

 

Pilots experience excellent aircraft handling and a modern glass cockpit provides ab-initio and advanced training capability. Operators benefit from unmatched speed, high power margins, long range and endurance.

 

Complemented by  Helicopter Division’s established military training services, GrandNew provides the ideal training platform for frontline pilots.

 
LEADING FEATURES

  • Powerful PW207C turboshaft engines with FADEC enable safe flight even in single engine conditions;  full VTOL Cat. A Class 1 performance maximises operational safety
  • Excellent performance, controllability and manoeuvrability, combined with inherent safety and robustness
  • Ideally suited for all phases of training; from ab-initio to advanced flying
  • Single / dual-pilot VFR / IFR low workload integrated glass cockpit with advanced avionics and systems provide excellent  situational awareness and maximises training effectiveness
  • Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) functions to enhance safety
  • Centrally-located observer seat in cabin provides a unique unrivalled view of the cockpit for additional student learning and training opportunities

 

 

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