NH Industries NH90

MRH90 Taipan

2007










NH Industries MRH90 Taipan

The NH90 was selected by the Australian armed forces in 2005 as the MRH90 (Multi Role Helicopter). Initial orders covered 42 aircraft which reached 47 in 2013 to be divided between the Army and Navy. Locally assembled by Australian Aerospace ( then an Eurocopter subsidiary, now part of Airbus ) in Brisbane.

Like with the other users, the Australian NH90 suffered a delayed active deployment but the combine fleet achieved 30,000 flight hours by April 2018.







Specifications


Engine: 2 x RR RTM322 2200 shp
Capacity: 2 + 20
Length: (m) 16.13
Height: (m) 5.23
Blades: 4
Rotor diam.: (m) 16.3
Disc area: (m2) 208
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 6400     Max: 10600
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 300
Range: (km) 800
Ceiling: (m) 6000
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 480
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List of Operators of NH Industries MRH90 Taipan


From Organisation with model MRH90 Taipan
1995
france Eurocopter France
    NH90 1995/13
2005
australia Australia Pacific
    2005/13
2009
australia Australian Army Aviation
    2009/   
australia Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
    2009/   
Construction Numbers on database of MRH90 Taipan

41mrh90






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