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  • Agusta A129 Mangusta



    Agusta A129 Mangusta

    The A129 Mangusta (Mongoose) design began in 1978 being the first attack helicopter to be designed and produced wholly in Western Europe. In 1990, first production helicopters were delivered to the Italian Army. Since June 2007 it is known as Agustawestland AW129

    A129 Mangusta News

    Thommen Multi Function Displays for AW129, 20-Dec-19 : #Displays Swiss avionics manufacturer Thommen started deliveries of its digital Multi-Function Display (MFD) replacement solution for legacy CRT installed on AW129 helicopters

    Leonardo to Develop A129 Replacement, 13-Jan-17 : Leonardo signed with Italian Defence Ministry NEES agreement to develop and procure 48 new exploration and escort helicopters to replace the current fleet of AW129 Mangusta by 2025.

    10,000 Flight Hours for Italian A129 in Afghanistan, 04-Jun-14 : Italian Army A129 Mangusta helicopters achieved 10,000 hours of flight in Afghanistan since the spring of 2007 when deployed with the ISAF

    Turkey start negotiations for 51 A129, 30-Mar-07 : The Turkish Executive Committee has announced today that it is to start contract negotiations with AgustaWestland, in partnership with Turkish Aviation Industry (TAI), for the Tactical Reconnaissance and Attack Helicopter – ATAK Project - for the Turkish Land Forces Command.


    Engine: 2 x RR Gem 2-1004D 815 shp
    Capacity: 2
    Length: (m) 14.29
    Height: (m) 3.32
    Blades: 4
    Rotor diam.: (m) 11.9
    Disc area: (m2) 111.2
    Weight: (kgs) Empty: 2530     Max: 3700
    Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 265     Max: 315
    Range: (km)
    Ceiling: (m)
    Rate/Climb: (m/min)

    Derivatives & Versions

    AB139 2001 Developed as a joint-venture between Italian Agusta and American Bell , the resulting Bell/Agusta AB139 first flew on February 3, 2001. The firs ...
    AW AW129 Mangusta 2007 In 2007 Turkey signed with AgustaWestland an agreement to purchase 51 (+40 options) A129 Mangusta based on the A129 International and to be assem ...

    List of Operators of Agusta A129 Mangusta

    From Organisation with model A129 Mangusta
    italy Aviazione dell'Esercito
        65 1990/   

    Construction Numbers on database of A129 Mangusta or its versions


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