Helicopter Avicopter AHL. Specifications. A photo.
Helicopter Avicopter AHL. Specifications. A photo.

Helicopter Avicopter AHL. Specifications. A photo.


Avicopter AHL - Chinese heavy transport helicopter developed by Aircraft Corporation «Aviation Industry Corporation of China».


Helicopter Avicopter AHL


The Avicopter AHL heavy transport multipurpose helicopter project was developed by Chinese aircraft manufacturers from the Aviation Industry Corporation of China in joint participation with Russian aircraft manufacturers from the Russian Helicopters company in 2015. The new aircraft should become the second largest rotary-wing aircraft in the world in terms of carrying capacity, in particular, according to data at the beginning of 2016, the maximum take-off weight of the Avicopter AHL model will be 38,2 tons, while the domestic heavy transport helicopter holds the record. Mi-26, the maximum takeoff weight of which is 56 tons, which is almost 1,5 times more.

Chinese aircraft manufacturers have provided transport helicopter Avicopter AHL very good aerodynamic shape, so that, despite the high rate of maximum payload, the aircraft will be able to be very maneuverable and well controlled, which does important.

Currently, work on the design Avicopter AHL aircraft model ship continue, while the Chinese aircraft manufacturers point to the high level of the prospects of the aircraft, which requires ensuring the fastest possible completion of the creation of the aircraft, with the expected its tests in 2020 year. If the project will be able to successfully establish itself, it is already a year 2021 Aircraft Corporation «Aviation Industry Corporation of China» will begin series production of the aircraft.


Helicopter model Avicopter AHL


Thanks to the helicopter Avicopter AHL carry on its board a large amount of cargo, experts do not rule out that later on the basis of this model can be created and passenger aircraft capable of carrying on board until 30 people, however, at this stage, we are talking only about transportation goods. Maximum take-off weight of the helicopter Avicopter AHL should make 38200 kg, which in turn will allow for the transportation of large and bulky cargo.

Initially, the helicopter will be equipped Avicopter AHL ustanvokoy force consisting of two Ukrainian gas turbine engines of the brand D-136, each of which will have a capacity of 10 thousand horsepower, but, later, the helicopter is supposed to equip the power plant of the Chinese production capacity of the two engines which will be 13,6 thousand hp (Refer overall thrust). Moreover, it is possible that later, the Chinese helicopter Avicopter AHL can also be installed and Russian aircraft engines brands PD 12V.


Specifications Avicopter AHL.


  • Crew: 3 person;
  • Capacity: 30 people;
  • helicopter length: 35 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 7,84 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 37 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: Unknown .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 38200 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 240 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 300 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 630 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5700 m .;
  • Powerplant: 2 x D-136;
  • Power: 2 x 10000 hp


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