AgustaWestland AW149

Derived from AW139

AgustaWestland AW149

An enlarged version of the AW139 for military use, the prototype first flew on November 13, 2009. Second prototype took to the air on February 26, 2011 powered with production engines GE CT7-2E1. Civilian variant developed as AW189
On July 2017, Leonardo confirmed the AW149 assembly line will be established in Yeovil, UK if it is selected by the MoD as the RAF Puma Mk2 replacement in 2025.


Engine: 2 x GE CT7-2E1 1980shp
Capacity: 2 + 18
Length: (m) 17.57
Height: (m) 5.14
Blades: 5
Rotor diam.: (m) 14.6
Disc area: (m2) 167
Weight: (kgs)     Max: 8600
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 278     Max: 310
Range: (km) 800
Ceiling: (m)
Rate/Climb: (m/min)

Derivatives & Versions

AW189 2011 Derived as a stretched, civilian development of the AW149 and first revealed in full size mock-up at the 2011 Paris Air Show.
The AW189 first flew on December 21, 2011 and is a twin-engined, medium-lift helicopter which shares similarities with the AW139 and AW169. As ...
AW189K 2017 Variant of the AW189 powered by the new Safran Aneto engine first announced at Helitech 2017. First flight with the Aneto-1K took place on March ...

List of Operators of AgustaWestland AW149

From Organisation with model AW149
italy AgustaWestland Italy
poland PZL Swidnik
thailand Royal Thai Army
Construction Numbers on database of AW149 or its versions


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