2009


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
In 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.


Specifications AW149


Engine 2 x GE CT7-2E1 1980 shp
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)
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  Derivatives & Versions of AW149


ModelYearHistory
AW189

2011
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 ...



  List of Operators of AW149


Years Model Org
2009/16 italy AgustaWestland Italy
2009-    poland PZL Swidnik
2018-    thailand Royal Thai Army
2020-    egypt Egyptian Air Force
2021-    united kingdom AgustaWestland UK
2023-    poland Wojska Lądowe
2025 north macedonia North Macedonia Air Brigade

poland PZL Mielec



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