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AIRBUS HELICOPTERS NHIndustries NH90

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NH90
Aircraft
Name NHIndustries NH90
Manufacturer AIRBUS HELICOPTERS
Body Narrow
Wing Rotary
Position Four-blade main rotor
Tail Four-blade tail rotor
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Position Above cabin
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

AUSTRALIAN AEROSPACE MRH-90
NHI NH-90
NHI Hkp 14
NHI MRH-90
PATRIA Hkp 14
PATRIA NH-90


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Description

The NHIndustries NH90 is a medium sized, twin-engine, multi-role military helicopter. It was developed and is manufactured by NHIndustries, which collaborates with and is owned by Eurocopter and AgustaWestland. There are two variants, the Tactical Transport Helicopter (TTH) for Army use and the naval NATO Frigate Helicopter (NFH).

Technical Data

Wing span 16.30 m53.478 ft
Length 16.13 m52.92 ft
Height 5.23 m17.159 ft
Powerplant 2 x Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322-01/9 turboshaft, 1,662 kW (2,230 shp) each, or

2 x General Electric T700-T6E turboshaft, 1,577 kW (2,115 shp) each

Engine model General Electric CT7, Rolls-Royce/Turbomeca RTM322

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 kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 140 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC 2000 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 91009,100 kg
9.1 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL200 ROD ft/min APC
WTC Range 500500 nm
926,000 m
926 km
3,038,057.745 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving NH90

None on SKYbrary