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Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW119 (Koala)

Utility Helicopter

OVERVIEW
HISTORY
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
DATA
Overview



The Leonardo AW119 serves military and civilian markets in the general utility role - such is its versatility.




Specifications

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)
EMPTY WEIGHT: 3,307 lb (1,500 kg)
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
Armament



None.
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.








Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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Relative Maximum Speed
Hi: 200mph
Lo: 100mph
This entry's maximum listed speed (177mph).

Graph average of 150 miles-per-hour.
City-to-City Ranges
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Graph showcases the Leonardo AW119's operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.
Aviation Era
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Useful in showcasing the era cross-over of particular aircraft/aerospace designs.
Unit Production (300)
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
300
300

  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


Altitude Visualization
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Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
Training
ASW
Anti-Ship
AEW
MEDEVAC
EW
Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue
Commitments / Honors
Military lapel ribbon for Operation Allied Force
Military lapel ribbon for the Arab-Israeli War
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Britain
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Midway
Military lapel ribbon for the Berlin Airlift
Military lapel ribbon for the Chaco War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cuban Missile Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for pioneering aircraft
Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the French-Indochina War
Military lapel ribbon for the Golden Age of Flight
Military lapel ribbon for the 1991 Gulf War
Military lapel ribbon for the Indo-Pak Wars
Military lapel ribbon for the Iran-Iraq War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon for the 1982 Lebanon War
Military lapel ribbon for the Malayan Emergency
Military lapel ribbon representing modern aircraft
Military lapel ribbon for the attack on Pearl Harbor
Military lapel ribbon for the Six Day War
Military lapel ribbon for the Soviet-Afghan War
Military lapel ribbon for the Spanish Civil War
Military lapel ribbon for the Suez Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
Military lapel ribbon for Warsaw Pact of the Cold War-era
Military lapel ribbon for the WASP (WW2)
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 1
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 2
Military lapel ribbon for the Yom Kippur War
Military lapel ribbon for experimental x-plane aircraft
* Ribbons not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective campaigns/operations.




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