Westland Lynx

Lynx AH7



Westland Lynx AH7

Upgraded version for the Army Air Corps, with Gem 41-1 engines and uprated gearbox of the AH.5 plus a larger, composite tail rotor. Twelve new build, with 107 Lynx AH.1s converted. A small number also by the Royal Marines
The final flight of the Lynx AH.7 in AAC service took place at Middle Wallop on 31 Jul 2015.

Model News

British Army Retires Last Lynx AH.7, 31-Jul-15 : British Army Air Corps retires their last Lynx AH.7 helicopter on a farewell ceremony at Middle Wallop. They will continue to use the AH.9A (until 2018) and the recently introduced Wildcat


Engine: 2 x RR Gem 41
Capacity: 2 + 8
Length: (m) 12.06
Height: (m) 3.4
Blades: 4
Rotor diam.: (m)
Disc area: (m2)
Weight: (kgs)
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 232     Max: 330
Range: (km) 885
Ceiling: (m)
Rate/Climb: (m/min)

List of Operators of Westland Lynx AH7

From Organisation with model Lynx AH7
united kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD)
    Lynx 1971/??
united kingdom Army Air Corps
    Lynx 140 1977/18
united kingdom Royal Marines
    Lynx 15 1982/13
Construction Numbers on database of Lynx AH7


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