SPECIAL-MISSION: MECICAL EVACUATION
Extraction of wounded combat or civilian elements by way of specialized onboard equipment and available internal volume or external carrying capability.
SPECIAL-MISSION: SEARCH & RESCUE
Ability to locate and extract personnel from areas of potential harm or peril (i.e. downed airmen in the sea).
Used in the Very-Important-Person (VIP) passenger transport role, typically with above-average amenities and luxuries as standard.
Surveil ground targets / target areas to assess environmental threat levels, enemy strength, or enemy movement.
VERTICAL TAKE-OFF / LANDING (VTOL)
Series has a tactical capability to take-off and / or land vertically, a quality commonly associated with helicopters.
SHROUDED TAIL ROTOR
Tail rotor is housed within a Fennestron (or similar) protected multi-bladed arrangement, lowering operating noise and reducing foreign body intake threat.
Features partially- or wholly-enclosed crew workspaces.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
1 x Turbomeca Arriel 2B1 turboshaft engine developing 848 horsepower driving three-bladed main rotor unit and Fenestron-shrouded tail rotor unit.
(300 kph | 162 knots)
(7,010 m | 4 miles)
(610 km | 329 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030