Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter) - France
General transport functionality to move supplies/cargo or personnel (including wounded and VIP) over range.
Aircraft developed for the role of prototyping, technology demonstration, or research / data collection.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
2 x Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322 turboshaft engines delivering 2,270 shaft horsepower each and driving a five-bladed main rotor and 2 x five-bladed side-mounted propellers.
(407 kph | 220 knots)
(3,810 m | 2 miles)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
X3 - Base Series Designation; no longer inactive development.