Eurocopter EC725 Cougar

Eurocopter EC725 Cougar is a multi-purpose helicopter created by Eurocopter. First took off in November 2000.

In service:

France, Brazil, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Thailand,

Specifications:

  • Number of crew members: 1-2
  • The maximum number of passengers: 29
  • Payload: 5555kg
  • Length: 19.5m
  • Fuselage Length: 16.79m
  • Rotor Diameter: 16.2m
  • Tail rotor diameter: 3.15m
  • The largest fuselage width: 2.0m
  • Height: 4.97m
  • The area swept by the rotor: 206,12 sq.m
  • Base chassis: 5.25m
  • Track: 3.0m
  • Empty Weight: 5445kg
  • The highest take-off weight: 11000kg
  • with suspended load: 11200kg
  • Powerplant: 2 × Turboshaft TurbomecaMakila2A
  • Engine power: 2 × 2101l.s. (2 × 1567kw)
  • Cargo compartment length: 7.87m
  • Cargo compartment width: 1.8m
  • Cargo compartment height: 1.45m
  • Net volume of the cargo compartment: 15.0 sq.m
  • Maximum allowable speed: 315km / h
  • Echelon Speed: 296km / h
  • Practical range: 1450km (without additional tanks)
  • Ferry range: 1852km
  • Flight Duration: 6.5h
  • Disk load: 53.4 kg / sq.m (with the highest take-off weight)
  • Thrust-weight ratio: 285W / kg (at the highest take-off weight without suspension)

Combat radius:

when transporting 19 soldiers (110kg): 463km
when searching for 30 minutes above the marine area of ​​the sea and fuel supply for 30 minutes of flight: 389 km
 
Small arms:

  • 2 × 20mm guns 180 shells per barrel and/or
  • 2 × 7.69mm machine gun 1000 rounds per barrel
  • Unguided rockets: 2 × 19 × 68mm rockets
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