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A129
Name A-129
Manufacturer AGUSTA
Type Rotary
WTC Medium
APC A
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

AGUSTA Mangusta
AGUSTA A-129 Mangusta


AGUSTA A-129

AGUSTA A-129 AGUSTA A-129 3D

Image source: IANS

Description

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

General

Aircraft name A-129
ICAO code/WTC A129 / M
Manufacturer AGUSTA
Type code/APC H2T / A

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)
Approach Landing
V2 (IAS) kts IAS 90 kts IAS 135 kts IAS kts MACH TAS 140 kts MACH IAS 140 kts IAS 100 kts Vth (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 4600 kg Ceiling FL155 ROD 1000 ft/min APC A
WTC M Range 275 NM


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving A129

None on SKYbrary

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