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AW159 Lynx Wildcat Battlefield Reconnaissance Helicopter



Maiden Flight

12 November 2009

Operators (UK)

(UK) British Army - Army Air Corps, Royal Navy - Fleet Air Arm

Service Date Maximum All-Up Mass (MAUM)


Out of Service Date Maximum All-Up Mass (MAUM)



Two x LHTEC CTS800-4N engines


Two x 1,015kW (2 x 1,361shp)

Airframe Fatigue Life

12,000 hours

Endurance on Standard Fuel

Approximately three hours

Endurance with Auxiliary Fuel

Approximately 4.5 hours

Cruise Speed


Main Rotors

4 blades

Tail Rotor

4 blades

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