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    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.

    Lynx AH7 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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