Agusta A-119 Koala
Agusta's most current helicopter, the widebody A-119 Koala is a moderately expansive single turbine controlled helicopter intended for a scope of utility transport missions where it bodes well for work in solitary when the excess of a twin is not needed.
Agusta started advancement chip away at the Koala in 1994, prompting the first model's lady flight in ahead of schedule 1995. A second model flew later in that same year. Agusta initially planned to increase accreditation for the A-119 in late 1996 yet this was postponed until late 1998. One reason for the postponement has been solid deals interest for the A-109e Power, an alternate to improve the A-119's execution in light of client criticism. Generation conveyances are anticipated 1999.
The Koala's enormous offering gimmick is its huge "widebody" fuselage. Agusta says the lodge is 30% bigger than the lodges of another current creation single motor helicopter. A measure of the lodge size is that it can suit two stretcher patients in an EMS part, alongside two restorative orderlies. Most other single motor helicopters normally are prepared for a solitary stretcher due to an absence of space (Agusta sees therapeutic recovery administrators as prime potential Koala clients).
Access to the fundamental lodge is by means of two extensive sliding entryways, one either side of the fuselage. A stuff compartment in the back of the fuselage is likewise available in flight.
The main model Koala was controlled by a Turbomã©ca Arriel 1 turboshaft yet it was consequently reengined with a 747kw (1002shp) takeoff appraised Pratt & Whitney Canada Pt6b-37, which fueled the second model and will emphasize in generation airplane. An alternate outline gimmick is the Koala's composite four sharpened steel principle rotor which offers a titanium completely explained upkeep free center point with elastomeric orientation and composite hold.
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