AW169

AW169

NEXT GENERATION VERSATILITY

 

The AW169 is the latest-generation 4.6/4.8 tonnes twin-turbine helicopter, featuring class-leading performance for versatile capability in the most demanding operating conditions.

 

The aircraft exceeds the most demanding market and regulatory requirements, including the most recent FAA and EASA Part 29 standards for performance and safety.

 

Pilots benefit from an advanced open-architecture avionics suite with fully digital glass cockpit and excellent external visibility for optimised situational awareness and minimised workload.

 

Operators benefit from a large, rapidly reconfigurable cabin, with constant-height cross section and easy access for adaptability to a variety of missions.

 

Leading Features

MTOW: 4.6/4.8 tonnes

Powerplant: 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210A (1,000 shp class each)

Crew/Passengers: 1 or 2 pilots with up to 10 passengers

Technical Data

Weight

Max Gross Weight                               4,600 kg        10,141 lb

Optional Max Gross Weight*              4,800 kg        10,582 lb

 

       

Propulsion

2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210A  series turboshafts with FADEC

       

External Dimensions

Overall Length**

14.65

m

48

ft

01

in

Overall Height**

4.56

m

14

ft

12

in

Rotor Diameter

12.12

m

39

ft

09

in

Fuselage Clearance

0.50

m

1

ft

08

in

                                         Internal Dimensions                                        

Cabin Dimension

                           Width      2.05 m / 6 ft 09 in
   Height     1.32 m / 4 ft 04 in
Length     2.77 m / 9 ft 01 in

Internal Volumes

Main cabin

6.30

cu. m

222.5

cu. ft.

Baggage compartment

1.40

cu. m

49.44

cu. ft

Capacity

Flight Crew

1 / 2

Passenger seating

Up to 10

Stretchers

1 stretcher + up to 7 medical attendants

2 stretcher + up to 5 medical attendants

Performance (ISA, SL, MTOW)  
VNE (SL)                                         306 km/h         165 kt
Hovering IGE                                     > 4,400 m       > 14,500 ft
Hovering OGE                                   > 3,350 m       > 11,000 ft
Maximum range***                 820 km          440 nm
Maximum endurance***          4 h 20 min
* Available as a kit 
** Rotors turning
*** At 5,000 ft, no reserve, standard fuel system

Equipment

  • Auxiliary fuel tanks
  • Retractable landing gear
  • Rescue hoist
  • Cargo hook
  • Emergency floatation and life rafts
  • External cameras
  • Fast roping / Rappelling system
  • Wire strike protection system
  • Mission console
  • External loudspeakers
  • HEELS (Helicopter Emergency Exit Light System)
  • Search light
  • External lighting for night rescue

Avionics

  • Full digital glass cockpit with 3 Active Matrix LCD 10” x 8” Displays
  • Dual Aircraft Monitoring & Mission Systems
  • 4-axis dual-duplex  digital automatic AFCS
  • Next Generation Multi-sensor Navigation system (dual Rad Alt, dual GNSS SBAS and GBAS provision, WAAS/EGNOS)
  • Extended range of communication and surveillance equipment (included Enhanced Transponder/ADS-B)
  • Traffic and terrain avoidance systems (TCAS II, HTAWS/SVIS)
  • Digital Map
  • Emergency Avionics systems (CVR/FDR, ELT, ADELT)
  • Enhanced  Vision System
  • HUMS (Health and Usage Monitoring system)
  • HFDM (Helicopter Flight Data Monitoring)
  • Direction Finder
  • FLIR System
  • SATCOM
  • Weather radar
  • Search/weather radar
  • Lights NVG compatible

 

Civil-Commercial Use

 

Executive and Private

The AW169 is the world’s most modern light-intermediate helicopter.
 

Operators benefit from the state-of-the-art platform, whilst passengers experience safe, comfortable flight in an elegant environment.
 

LEADING FEATURES

  • A spacious, quiet and bright 6.3m3 air-conditioned cabin with 1.4m3 baggage compartment, with luxurious, bespoke interiors
  • Compliant with the most stringent safety standards of FAA/EASA Part 29
  • Powered by 2 powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210A engines with FADEC, delivering high speed, minimising time airborne for passenger comfort and superior performance in hover
  • The open architecture avionics suite includes full digital glass cockpit and provides the pilot with maximum situational awareness

EMS and Rescue Services

AW169 is ideally-suited to life-saving primary and secondary EMS and rescue missions.
 

The AW169 is easily adaptable, rapidly reconfigurable and uniquely designed around the patient needs, ensuring that air medical professionals can be there when it counts, providing the best care.
 

LEADING FEATURES

  • The largest cabin in its class with flat floor and constant cross-section height for maximum versatility
  • Accommodation for 2 wheeled stretchers longitudinally and transversally
  • Exceeds the highest safety standards and most recent EASA/FAA requirements
  • Easy access to the entire patient body from both sides of the cabin
  • Accommodation for a full suite of advanced life support equipment
  • Well-lit, comfortable operating environment
  • Large sliding doors (1.60 m / 5 ft 3 in wide) for easy patient entry and egress

Police and Security

The AW169 is the latest-generation light intermediate twin-turbine helicopter, designed to meet the most stringent civil certification safety requirements for a wide range of law enforcement and security operations.
 

LEADING FEATURES

  • Versatility to incorporate a variety of role equipment, including: hoist, cargo hook, search lights, loudspeakers, FLIR systems, mission console, video down/up link, internal weapon and modular ballistic protection for cockpit and cabin
  • Inherent multi-role capability for flexibility of operation
  • Features the largest cabin in its class; unobstructed and regular in shape. Capacity for up to 8 law enforcement officers or up to 3 stretchers
  • Accommodation for a mission console, with 4 seats and 1 stretcher
  • NVG-compatible Cockpit Display System (CDS) based on three large AMLCD displays. Cockpit ergonomic design, improved visibility, excellent handling characteristics and low vibration levels minimise pilot fatigue, allowing the crew to concentrate on achieving mission objectives

Oil and Gas

The AW169 is the latest-generation light intermediate twin-turbine helicopter.
 

Ideally suited to demanding offshore missions; capable of carrying up to 10 passengers in comfort and safety, the platform exceeds the industries latest regulatory requirements (EASA/FAA Part 29, JAR OPS 3/EU-OPS).
 

LEADING FEATURES

  • The advanced airframe and rotor aerodynamic design provide superior performance and Cat. A class 1 take-off and landing capability even in ‘hot and high’ conditions
  • Safety features include crashworthiness, lightning strike, bird strike, main gearbox 33 minute ‘dry-run’ capability
  • Powered by 2 powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210A engines with FADEC, delivering high cruise speed, which minimises time airborne for passenger comfort and superior performance in hover
  • Exceptional external visibility and leading-edge avionics maximise pilot’s situational awareness, critical for safe flight in demanding operations

Utility

The AW169 is the latest-generation light intermediate twin-turbine helicopter.
 

Designed to exceed the most demanding market and regulatory requirements; it features a large, rapidly reconfigurable cabin, adaptable to a variety of utility missions.

High levels of performance, long range and safety ensure operational capability in the most challenging conditions.
 

LEADING FEATURES

  • Features the largest cabin in its class (6.3 m3). The unobstructed cabin facilitates rapid interior configuration changes to accommodate a range of mission equipment
  • Two powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210A engines, with FADEC, combined with the advanced aerodynamics of the airframe and rotors to provide superior ‘hot and high’ performance, even in Cat. A, Class 1 conditions
  • Exceptional external visibility and leading-edge avionics maximise pilot’s situational awareness, critical for safe flight in demanding operations

 

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