AgustaWestland eh.101

Merlin HM.1

1995








AgustaWestland Merlin HM.1

Royal Navy variant with manufacturer designation Mk.111 and built at Yeovil, Somerset UK.

The British MoD placed an initial order for 44 Merlin HM.1 airframes in Sep 1991.

Major Milestones:
  • First flight by a production Merlin, Dec 06, 1995
  • First mission system fitted Merlin flew in Jan 1997
  • First Merlin HM Mk1 Squadron, 700M Naval Air Squadron, commissioned on Dec 1998
  • In Service Date (ISD) achieved on Mar 1999, 12 aircraft delivered
  • Delivery of last aircraft, Oct 2003
  • Upgraded to HM.2 variant from 2012


  • Model News


    AgustaWestland Launches HEAT Programme for EH101 Merlin, 12-Jan-06 : AgustaWestland launched its Helicopter Electro Actuation Technology (HEAT) programme for the Royal Navy Merlin HM.1 helicopter. Part of MCSP



    Specifications


    Engine: 3 x RR RTM322 2200shp
    Capacity: 3
    Length: (m) 19.63
    Height: (m) 6.63
    Blades: 5
    Rotor diam.: (m) 18.6
    Disc area: (m2) 271.72
    Weight: (kgs) Empty: 9080     Max: 14600
    Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 280     Max: 309
    Range: (km) 1157
    Ceiling: (m) 4572
    Rate/Climb: (m/min) 612
    blueprints

    List of Operators of AgustaWestland Merlin HM.1


    From Organisation with model Merlin HM.1
    1998
    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm
        eh.101 44 1998/   


    Construction Numbers on database of Merlin HM.1

    44hm.1





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