Westland Sea King

Sea King AEW.2

1982






Model


Airborne Early Warning variant rapidly brought into service during the Falklands/Malvinas conflict. The platform offered tactical control to the Sea Harrier providing both aerial and surface radar cover.

The AEW Mk2 variant was also used by the Spanish Navy.

Upgrade to AEW.2A from 1985.

The 13 Royal Navy AEW Mk2 helicopters were used by 849 Squadron and later upgraded to the ASaC Mk 7 type.


Specifications


Engine: 2 x RR Gnome H1400-1 1660shp
Capacity: 3
Length: (m) 16.69
Height: (m) 5.2
Blades: 5
Rotor diam.: (m) 18.9
Disc area: (m2) 280
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 6000     Max: 9700
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 208
Range: (km) 1200
Ceiling: (m)
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 615
blueprints

List of Operators of Westland Sea King AEW.2


From Organisation with model Sea King AEW.2
1969
united kingdom Fleet Air Arm
    Sea King 155 1969/   





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