The helicopter Agusta A.105. Specifications. A photo.
The helicopter Agusta A.105. Specifications. A photo.

The helicopter Agusta A.105. Specifications. A photo.


Agusta A.105 - Italian light multi-purpose helicopter, created in 1964, the aircraft manufacturer «Agusta».


Agusta A.105 photo 


The design of the Agusta A.105 helicopter began in 1961 by the Italian aircraft manufacturers from Agusta. In just three years, the aircraft developers managed to create a very attractive design, as well as design the helicopter in such a way that it could receive a multipurpose purpose, in particular, it was initially assumed that this model would be operated exclusively in the civil aviation sector, however, ultimately, the project could also be applied in the military sphere, however, very limitedly, since the helicopter could only be used for a small number of auxiliary tasks and purposes, for example, for observation flights and patrol work.

The first test flight of the model aircraft Agusta A.105 took place in October 1964 year, with the aircraft successfully completed all the required tests, however, the project was launched a little later, as in the final stage, the aircraft designers decided on the need to finalize the project , in particular. The interior space of the cockpit was expanded, which allowed the transportation of four people, while initially the helicopter was to become a two-seater option. Nevertheless, the helicopter did not begin to be produced serially, which was explained by the lack of interest from potential customers, and this applies to both civil and military aviation.


Photo Agusta A.105


The cockpit of the production version of the Agusta A.105 aircraft can accommodate up to four people, including one pilot and three passengers, however, despite the fact that the cockpit was expanded, the transportation of any cargo on board this rotorcraft was impossible. which greatly hampered the scope of operation of this aircraft.

The power plant of the aircraft Agusta A.105 model unit consists of a gas turbine aircraft engine brand Turbomeca-Agusta TA-230, which is having a capacity of 275 hp, allowing the helicopter to accelerate to a maximum speed of flight in 185 km \ h., With the possibility of overcoming distances at distances of 310 kilometers.


Helicopter Agusta A.105


During the entire cycle of development and production of aircraft Agusta A.105 model, the Italian aircraft manufacturers two instances of aircraft were built, among which:

  • Agusta A.105 - Double basic prototype of the helicopter;
  • Agusta A.105B - The production version of the four-seater aircraft.


Specifications Agusta A.105


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: 3 people (depending on version);
  • helicopter length: 6,72 m (depending on version).
  • The height of the helicopter: 2,42 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 8,4 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 550 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1700 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 175 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 185 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 310 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 2800 m .;
  • Powerplant: Turbomeca-Agusta TA-230;
  • Power: 275 hp



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