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Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW119 (Koala)

Utility Helicopter

The Leonardo AW119 serves military and civilian markets in the general utility role - such is its versatility.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 8/6/2019
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Year: 2000
Status: Active, In-Service
Manufacturer(s): Leonardo (AgustaWestland) - Italy
Production: 300
Crew: 1
Length: 42.49 ft (12.95 m)
Height: 11.81 ft (3.6 m)
Weight (Empty): 3,307 lb (1,500 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 6,283 lb (2,850 kg)
Power: 1 x Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC) PT6B-37A turboshaft engine developing 1,000 horsepower while driving a four-bladed main rotor and two-bladed tail rotor unit.
Speed: 177 mph (285 kph; 154 kts)
Ceiling: 15,010 feet (4,575 m; 2.84 miles)
Range: 593 miles (955 km; 516 nm)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,800 ft/min (549 m/min)
Operators: Algeria; Australia; Bangladesh; Brazil; Ecuador; Finland; Israel; South Korea; Latvia; Malaysia; Mexico; Portugal; United States



Variants / Models

• A119 - Original Series Designation; initial production form from Agusta.
• AW119 - Revised designation under AgustaWestland.
• AW119 Ke - Improved model sporting fuel efficiency, revised main rotor, and increased MTOW.
• AW119 KXe - Improved AW119 Ke model.
• TH-119 - Proposed military helicopter trainer model of 2018; intended for Untied States Navy's TH-57 "Sea Ranger" replacement competition.
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