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  • 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 1660 shp
    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 1969/18






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