AW139M

AW139 S/N 31427 AMI

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The AW139M is the militarised version of the AW139; the market-leading intermediate twin-engine helicopter - the benchmark for safety design features, performance capabilities and productivity in challenging operations all over the world.

 

Operators benefit from best-in-class power reserve and outstanding power to weigh ratio, which allows OEI performance capabilities with no limitations in a wide range of operating conditions including ‘hot and high’.

 

The cabin is the most spacious in its class and features large sliding doors for easy access and rapid reconfiguration for mission versatility.
Pilots benefit from leading-edge technology, including a Honeywell Primus Epic fully integrated avionics system and 4-axis digital AFCS.

 

Leading Features

MTOW: 6,400/6,800 kg

Power plant: 2 x Pratt &Whitney Canada PT6C-67C (1,679 shp)

Crew/passengers: 1 or 2 pilots with 10 troops

Technical Data

Weights

Max take off

6400 / 6800*

kg

14110 / 14991*

lb

Max useful load

2650 / 3050

kg

5843 / 6724

lb

Engine Rating (2 x  Pratt & Whitney PT6C - 67C)

Take off power (5 min)

2 x 1252

kW

2 x 1679

shp

Maximum continuous power

2 x 1142

kW

2 x 1531

shp

O.E.I. max contingency power

1396

kW

1872

shp

O.E.I. max continuous power

1252

kW

1679

shp

Transmission Rating

Take off power (5 min)

1641

kW

2200

shp

Maximum continuous power

1491

kW

2000

shp

O.E.I. min contingency power

1193

kW

1600

shp

O.E.I. max continuous power

1044

kW

1400

shp

Fuel Capacity

Standard

1568

l

414

USgal

Auxiliary

500

l

132

USgal

Crew

Pilots / passengers

1 - 2 / 15

External Dimensions

Length (rotors turning)

16.66

m

54

ft

08

in

Overall height

4.98

m

16

ft

04

in

Main rotor diameter

13.80

m

45

ft

03

in

Performance (ISA, 6400 kg / 14110 lb)

VNE

310

km/h

167

kt

Max cruise speed

306

km/h

165

kt

Rate of climb

10.9

m/s

2140

ft/min

Hovering IGE (TOP)

4682

m

15360

ft

Hovering OGE (TOP)

2478

m

8130

ft

Service ceiling (MCP)

6096

m

20000

ft

Max range **

1250

km

675

nm

Max endurance **

5 h 56 m

         * An Increased Gross Weight up to 7000 kg (15430 lb) is available as an kit
         ** with 1654 kg fuel - no reserve - @ 6000 ft

Equipment

  • Engine air particle separators
  • Closed circuit refuelling system
  • Auxiliary fuel tanks (500 litres / 132 USgal)
  • Anti/ de-icing system
  • Wire strike protection
  • Blade folding ship deck mooring
  • Cargo hook
  • Single/dual rescue hoist (272 kg / 600 lb) with utility hoist light
  • Cargo hook (2200 kg / 4850 lb) with monitoring cameras
  • External loudspeaker
  • Self contained EMS/MEDEVAC kit
  • Snow skis/ slump protection pads
  • Cabin bubble windows
  • Life rafts
  • Search lights
  • Marking for high visibility main rotor blades
  • Emergency floats
  • Customising painting scheme with metallic colours
  • All weather covers
  • Crashworthy Seating
  • Modular Armour
  • Troop seats and medevac stretchers
  • Rappelling/ fast roping kit
  • Armoured crew seats and armoured floor
  • Wire strike protection system
  • Defensive Aids Suite (DAS)
  • IR Suppression system
  • Self – sealing crashworthy fuel tanks

Avionics

  • Cockpit Voice Recorder & Flight Data Recorder (CVR/FDR)
  • Weather/search radar
  • 4-axis Digital Automatic Flight Control System (DAFCS) with SAR modes & FMS SAR patterns
  • Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS)
  • Helicopter Operations Monitoring Programme (HOMP)
  • NVG compatibility (cockpit & external lights)
  • TCAS II
  • FLIR
  • Digital video recorder
  • Video downlink
  • Helicopter Emergency Exit Light System (HEELS)
  • Auto-Deployable ELT (ADELT)
  • Moving map
  • Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS)
  • Enhanced Vision System (EVS)
  • HF radios
  • Tactical radios
  • Maritime radios
  • SATCOM
  • Secure Comms
  • Surveillance & Weather Radar
  • Tactical Data Link

Armament

  • Internal weapons (general purpose machine gun)
  • Sniper rifle
  • External weapons (Heavy machine gun pods & 2.75” rocket pods)
  • Weapon management system with head up display
  • Forward firing rockets and machine guns
  • Pintle mounted machine gun

 

Military and Government Use

 

Search and Rescue

The AW139M is the militarised version of the AW139; the market-leading intermediate twin-engine helicopter - the benchmark for safety design features, performance and productivity in challenging operations all over the world.
Combining technology, performance, flexibility and safety; the AW139M delivers unparalleled Search and Rescue capability.
 
AW139M pilots and crews benefit from a low workload, fully integrated glass cockpit, high performance, long range, inherent safety by design and a spacious, constant-section cabin, equipped with a wide range of mission equipment, comprehensive sensors and weapon options, ensuring operational capability in the most challenging conditions.
 
LEADING FEATURES

  • Fastest cruise speed and highest power to weight ratio in its category
  • Two powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 engines, with FADEC, combined with the advanced rotor system provide superior ‘hot and high’ performance (Cat. A Class 1 performance at Maximum Gross Weight at 40°C at Sea Level) and handling for SAR operations in confined areas
  • State-of-the-art Honeywell Primus Epic® VFR / IFR low workload NVG compatible integrated glass cockpit with 4-axis digital autopilot, advanced avionics and systems provide excellent  situational awareness and maximise mission effectiveness
  • Mission equipment including military communications, radar, Electro-Optic / Infra-Red (EO/IR) device, defensive aids, mission console, video down-link, internal weapons, searchlight, loudspeakers, rescue hoist and cargo hook
  • Largest cabin volume in its class, with accommodation for 2-4 stretchers with up to 5 seats
  • Large sliding doors and flat-floor cabin enable use of hoist and rapid entry / egress on ground
  • Ballistic tolerance, armour protection, redundant systems, crashworthiness and self-sealing fuel tanks for survivability and safety

Law Enforcement and Security

The AW139M is the militarised version of the AW139; the market-leading intermediate twin-engine helicopter - the benchmark for safety design features, performance and productivity in challenging operations all over the world.
 
AW139M provides true multi-mission capability and can be configured for missions including observation, search and find, tracking / pursuit, border and coastal surveillance.
 
AW139M pilots and crews benefit from a low workload, fully integrated glass cockpit, high performance, long range, inherent safety by design and a spacious, constant-section cabin, equipped with a wide range of mission equipment, comprehensive sensors and weapon options, ensuring operational capability in the most challenging conditions.
 
LEADING FEATURES

  • The best-in-class performance, high cruise speed (165 knots / 306 km/h), range in excess of 500 nm / 927 km, endurance of 5 hours, and superior hover performance
  • Two powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 engines, with FADEC, combined with the advanced rotor system provide superior ‘hot and high’ performance and exceptional O.E.I. capability for unparalleled safety
  • State-of-the-art Honeywell Primus Epic® VFR / IFR low workload NVG compatible integrated glass cockpit with 4-axis digital autopilot, advanced avionics and systems provide excellent  situational awareness and maximise mission effectiveness
  • Optional mission equipment includes military communications, radar, Electro-Optic / Infra-Red (EO/IR) device, defensive aids, mission console, video down-link, internal weapons, searchlight, loudspeakers, rescue hoist and cargo hook
  • Largest passenger cabin in its class maximises working room and mission flexibility. With 8 m3 / 283 ft3 of cabin space the AW139M can seat up to 15 passengers or 8 deployable law enforcement officers and 2 armed crew members for aircraft protection
  • Ballistic tolerance, armour protection, redundant systems, crashworthiness and self-sealing fuel tanks for survivability and safety

Maritime

The AW139M is the militarised version of the AW139; the market-leading intermediate twin-engine helicopter - the benchmark for safety design features, performance and productivity in challenging operations all over the world.
 
The AW139M provides true multi-mission maritime capability and can be configured for missions including Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO), Search and Rescue (SAR) and amphibious support operations.
 
AW139M pilots and crews benefit from a low workload, fully integrated glass cockpit, high performance, long range, inherent safety by design and a spacious, constant-section cabin, equipped with a wide range of mission equipment, comprehensive sensors and weapon options, ensuring operational capability in the most challenging conditions.
 
LEADING FEATURES

  • Fastest cruise speed and highest power to weight ratio in its category
  • Excellent handling and power margins for ship operations, provided by advanced rotor system and two powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 engines with FADEC
  • State-of-the-art Honeywell Primus Epic® VFR / IFR low workload NVG compatible integrated glass cockpit with 4-axis digital autopilot, advanced avionics and systems provide excellent  situational awareness and maximise mission effectiveness
  • Optional mission equipment includes military communications, radar, Electro-Optic / Infra-Red (EO/IR) device, defensive aids, mission console, video down-link, internal weapons, searchlight, loudspeakers, rescue hoist and cargo hook
  • Largest cabin volume in its class, with accommodation for 2-4 stretchers with up to 5 seats; large sliding doors and flat-floor cabin enable use of hoist and rapid entry / egress on ground / deck
  • Retractable, wheeled undercarriage for ease of handling on ship and ashore
  • Ballistic tolerance, armour protection, redundant systems, crashworthiness and self-sealing fuel tanks for survivability and safety

Land

The AW139M is the militarised version of the AW139; the market-leading intermediate twin-engine helicopter - the benchmark for safety design features, performance and productivity in challenging operations all over the world.
 
The AW139M provides multi-role capability and can be configured for missions including troop transport, utility support, armed reconnaissance, close air support and personnel recovery.
 
Operators benefit from best-in-class power reserve and outstanding power to weigh ratio, which allows OEI performance capabilities with no limitations in a wide range of operating conditions including ‘hot and high’.
Pilots benefit from leading-edge technology, including a Honeywell Primus Epic fully-integrated avionics system and 4-axis digital AFCS.
 
LEADING FEATURES

  • Fastest cruise speed and highest power to weight ratio in its category
  • Two powerful Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 engines, with FADEC, combined with the advanced rotor system provide superior ‘hot and high’ performance (Cat. A Class 1 performance at Maximum Gross Weight at 40°C at Sea Level) and handling for battlefield operations in confined areas
  • State-of-the-art Honeywell Primus Epic® VFR / IFR low workload NVG compatible integrated glass cockpit with 4-axis digital autopilot, advanced avionics and systems provide excellent  situational awareness and maximise mission effectiveness
  • Mission equipment includes military communications, radar, Electro-Optic / Infra-Red (EO/IR) device, defensive aids, mission console, video down-link, internal weapons, searchlight, loudspeakers, rescue hoist and cargo hook
  • Largest cabin volume in its class, with accommodation for 2-4 stretchers with up to 5 seats
  • Large sliding doors and flat-floor cabin enable use of hoist and rapid entry / egress on ground
  • Ballistic tolerance, redundant systems, crashworthiness and self-sealing fuel tanks for survivability and safety

 

 

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