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Main Characteristics

External Dimensions


Overall dimensions (rotors turning):

- Length
19.56 m
64.18 ft

- Width
16.30 m
53.48 ft

- Height
5.31 m
17.42 ft


Weights


- Maximum Gross Weight
10,600 kg
23,369 lb

- Alternate Gross Weight
11,000 kg
24,250 lb

- Empty Weight
6,400 kg
14,109 lb

- Useful Load
4,200 kg
9,260 lb


Cargo Capacity


- Cargo Hook
4,000 kg
8,818 lb

- Single or dual Rescue Hoist
270 kg
595 lb

- Rescue Hoist on ground
400 kg
880 lb


Fuel Capacity


7-Cell Internal System
2,035 kg
4,486 lb

- Internal Auxiliary Fuel Tanks (each)
400 kg
882 lb

- External Auxiliary Fuel Tanks (each)
492 kg
644 lb

or
500 kg
1.102 lb


Internal Dimensions


- Width
2.00 m
6.56 ft

- Length
4.80 m
15.75 ft

- Height
1.58 m
5.18 ft

- Volume
15.20 m³
536.78 ft³

- Sliding doors opening
1.60 x 1.50 m
5.25 x 4.92 ft

- Rear ramp opening
1.78 x 1.58 m
5.84 x 5.18 ft


NH90 General Performance ( Basic Aircraft)


Maximum Cruise Speed (*)
300 km/h
162 kts

Economical Cruise Speed (*)
260 km/h
140 kts

Maximum Rate Of Climb (*)
11.2 m/sec
2,200 ft/min

OEI Rate Of Climb 2 min Rating (*)
4.3 m/sec
850 ft/min

OEI Rate Of Climb Continuous Rating at 2000 m (6560 ft)(*)
1.5 m/sec
300 ft/min

Hover Ceiling IGE (*)
3,200 m
10,500 ft

Hover Ceiling OGE (*)
2,600 m
8,530 ft

Maximum Range
982 km
530 Nm

Maximum Range with 2500 kg payload
900 km
486 Nm

Maximum Endurance
5 h
5 h

Ferry Range (with Internal Aux Fuel Tanks)
1,600 km
864 Nm

(*) at 10000 kg