PZL SW-4

1996







Model



PZL SW-4

The PZL-Swidnik SW-4 is a light-single engine helicopter which first flew on October 29, 1996. Entered service in 2002 with the Polish Air Force. Parent company AgustaWestland developed an unmannned variant, the Solo, in 2012. In 2016 the commercial variant was rebranded as AW009




Model News


SW-4 Solo First Flight Without Pilot, 27-Feb-18 : Heli-Expo 2018 The SW-4 Solo optionally piloted helicopter (OPH) completed its maiden flight with no safety pilot onboard at Taranto-Grottaglie, Italy

SW-4 Full Flight Simulator for Polish Air Force, 05-Sep-17 : During MSPO 2017, the Polish Air Force has accepted into service a CAE 3000 Series SW-4 full-flight simulator (FFS) located at the 41st Air Base School in Deblin

Leonardo and UK MoD Launch Phase 2 of RWUAS, 28-Feb-17 : UK MoD and Leonardo joint programme for the Rotary Wing Unmanned Air System (RWUAS) concept demonstrator to help develop future unmanned rotary wing/VTOL aircraft operations

SW-4 Solo Drone Test Campaign at Grottaglie, 16-Dec-16 : Leonardo begins test campaign at the Taranto-Grottaglie Airport of the remotely piloted helicopter SW-4 ‘Solo’

SW-4 Solo at Unmanned Warrior 2016, 16-Nov-16 : Leonardo demonstrated its SW-4 Solo unmanned helicopter at Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior 2016 where maritime autonomous systems were featured during the Joint Warrior exercise

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Specifications


Engine: 1 x Allison 250-C20R 450shp
Capacity: 1 + 4
Length: (m) 10.57
Height: (m) 3.05
Blades: 3
Rotor diam.: (m) 9
Disc area: (m2) 64
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 1050     Max: 1800
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 260
Range: (km) 790
Ceiling: (m) 5200
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 617
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Derivatives & Versions


ModelYearHistory
SW-4 Solo 2012 Solo is a Rotorcraft Unmanned Air System/Optionally Piloted Helicopter (RUAS/OPH) single engine helicopter first unveil at the MSPO 2012. The ...
AW AW009 2016 First announced at Heli-Expo 2016, is a commercial evolution of the PZL-Swidnik SW-4 with an advanced Genesys avionics display and powered by a ...


List of Operators of PZL SW-4


From Organisation with model SW-4
2002
poland Siły Powietrzne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej
    30 2002/   
2012
italy AgustaWestland Italy
    SW-4 Solo 2012/   
2013
united kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD)
    SW-4 Solo 2013/   
Construction Numbers on database of SW-4 or its versions

19sw-4






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