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A129
Name A-129
Manufacturer AGUSTA
Wing Rotary
Position Four-blade main rotor
Tail Two-blade tail rotor
WTC Medium
APC A
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Position Behind cabin
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 2


Manufacturered as:

AGUSTA Mangusta
AGUSTA A-129 Mangusta


AGUSTA A-129

AGUSTA A-129 AGUSTA A-129 3D

Description

The Agusta A129 Mangusta is an attack helicopter originally designed and produced by Agusta in Italy.

Technical Data

Wing span 11.90 m39.042 ft
Length 12.28 m40.289 ft
Height 3.35 m10.991 ft
Powerplant 2 x Rolls-Royce Gem 2-1004D (license built by Piaggio) turboshafts, 664 kW (890 shp) each.
Engine model Rolls-Royce Gem

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS 90 kts IAS 135 kts IAS kts MACH TAS 140 kts MACH IAS 140 kts IAS 100 kts Vapp (IAS) 40 kts
Distance m ROC 2050 ft/min ROC 500 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD 2000 ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 46004,600 kg
4.6 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL155 ROD 1000 ft/min APC A
WTC M Range 275275 nm
509,300 m
509.3 km
1,670,931.76 ft
NM


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving A129

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