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A109M Light Multipurpose Helicopter


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Maximum Total Seats


Overall Length With Rotor Turning

13.04m (42.78ft)

Overall Length With Rotor Stationary

11.11m (36.46ft)

Maximum Height

3.50m (11.48ft)

Maximum Cabin Width

1.59m (5.22ft)

Main Rotor Diameter

11.00m (36.09ft)

Tail Rotor Diameter

2.00m (6.56ft)

Cockpit and Cabin Volume

5.10m³ (180.03ft³)

Baggage and Cargo Compartment volume

0.95m³ (33.54ft³)

Maximum Gross Weight Internal Load

2,850kg (6,284lb)

Maximum Gross Weight External Load

3,000kg (6,614lb)

Empty Weight

1,576kg (3,474lb)

Useful Internal Load

1,274kg (2,810lb)

Useful External Load

1,424kg (3,140lb)

Sling Load

1,000kg (2,204lb)

Take-Off, 5 Minutes

2 x 477kW (2 x 640shp)

Maximum Continuous Engine Rating

2 x 423kW (2 x 567shp)

Maximum Contingency Rating, 2.5 Minutes

546kW (732shp)

One Engine Inoperable Maximum Continuous Rating

500kW (670shp)

Twin Engine, Maximum Continuous Rating

671kW (900shp)

Single Engine, Emergency (2.5 Minute) Rating

478kW (640shp)

Single Engine Maximum Continuous

417kW (560shp)

Never-Exceed Speed

311km/h (168kts)

Maximum Cruise Speed

285km/h (154kts)

Rate of Climb

9.8m/sec (1,930ft/min)

Hovering in Ground Effect

5,060m (16,600ft)

Hovering Out of Ground Effect

3,600m (11,800ft)

Service Ceiling

5,970m (19,600ft)

One Engine Inoperable Maximum Rate of Climb

4.6m/sec (900ft/min)

One Engine Inoperable Service Ceiling

3,990m (13,100ft)

Maximum Range With 605l Fuel

660km (356nm)

Maximum Endurance With 605l Fuel

3.27 hours

Maximum Range With 870l Fuel

965km (521nm)

Maximum Endurance With 870l Fuel

5.04 hours

3 Cells

605l (160USgal)

4 Cells

710l (188USgal)

5 Cells

870l (230USgal)

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