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Enstrom 480B Advanced Turbine Training Helicopter

Role

Light helicopter

Crew

One

Capacity

Five

Country

United States (US)

Maiden Flight

1989

Entry into Service

1993

Numbers Built

90

Length

9.1m

Height

3m

Main Rotor Diametre

9.8m

Tail Rotor Diameter

1.5m

Main Rotor Area

74.7m²

Wheel Track

2.5m

Empty Weight

826kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

1,361kg

Useful Load

535kg

Type

Rolls-Royce 250-C20W Turbine engine

Number of Engines

One

Power

313kW

Supply System

Distributed Injection into the cell

Fuel

Kerosene

Maximum Speed

231km/h (1,133kg), 231km/h (1,270kg) and 229km/h (1,360kg)

Cruise Speed (mission weight)

212km/h (1,133kg), 209km/h (1,270kg), 201km/h (1,360kg)

Rate of Climb

1500ft/m

Range

806km

Service Ceiling

3,962m

Maximum Endurance

5 hours

Manufacturer

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation, US

Operators

Estonian Border Guard, Indonesian National Police, Japan Ground Self-Defence Force, Royal Thai Army
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