The NHI NH90 is a medium-sized, twin-engine military helicopter developed as part of the NATO Helicopter Program. It was designed and manufactured by NHIndustries, a collaborative company based in Italy and owned by Leonardo S.p.A., AgustaWestland (now Leonardo S.p.A.), and Fokker Aerostructures BVBA (now Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH). The design of the aircraft is heavily based on that of the American Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk.

NH Industries
2005 to: Present
US$56 million (2012)
2x 2 × General Electric T700-T6E turboshafts
2,417 horsepower
Max Cruise Speed:
140 knots
259 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
Travel range:
540 Nautical Miles
1,000 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
0.23 nautical mile / gallon
0.113 kilometres / litre
Service Ceiling:
20,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
1574 feet / minute
8.00metre / second
Take Off Distance:
Landing Distance:
Max Take Off Weight:
10,600 Kg
23,369 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
Max Payload:
4,200 Kg
9,259 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
2,400 gallon
9,085 litre
Baggage Volume:
Seats - Economy / General:
20 seats
Seats - Business Class:
Seats - First Class:
Cabin Height:
1.58 metre - 5.18 feet
Cabin Width:
2 metre - 6.56 feet
Cabin Length:
4.8 metre - 15.75 feet
Exterior Length:
19.56 metre - 64.17 feet
Tail height:
5.31 metre - 17.42 feet
Fuselage Diameter:
2.2 metre - 7.22 feet
Wing Span / Rotor Diameter:
16.3 metre - 53.48 feet
Wing Tips:
No Winglets

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