W-3PL

W-3PL is designed for combat support and destroying moving and stationary armored target and enemy troops. Helicopter fulfills search and rescue missions.

Multipurpose Combat Helicopter is a result of experience of Polish Air Brigade gained in combat missions in Iraq. Final version of the helicopter is result of cooperation of Polish Land Forces and Polish defence industry.

Applications
Weights
Max take off (int. loads)
6400 kg 14110 lb
Max take off (ext. loads) 6400 kg 14110 lb
Basic empty weights 3850 kg 8487 lb
Max useful load 2550 kg 5621 lb

 

Engine Rating (2 x PZL 10W)
Take off power (5 min) 2x662 kW 2x888 shp
Maximum continuous power 2 x574 kW 2x770 shp
O.E.I. max contingency power (2.5 min) 846 kW 1134 shp
O.E.I. max contingency power (30 min) 736 kW 987 shp

 

Fuel Capacity
Standard 1720 l 454 USgal
Auxiliary 730 l 193 USgal

 

Crew
Pilots/Passengers 1/13
2/12

 

External Dimensions
Length (rotors turning) 18.79 m
61.65 ft
Width
1.75 m
5.74 ft
Maximum height 4.20 m
13.78 ft
Main rotor diameter 15.70 m
51.51 ft
Tail rotor diameter 3.03 m
9.94 ft

 

Performance (ISA, 6400 kg / 14110 lb)
VNE 260 km/h 140,5 kts
Max cruise speed 235 km/h 127 kts
Rate of climb 8,5 m/sec 1678 ft/min
Hovering IGE (ISA) 2550 m 8364 ft
Hovering OGE (ISA) 660 m 2165 ft
Service ceiling 4520 m 14829 ft
Max Range* 734 km 396 nm
Max Range with ax. fuel tank** 1180 km 637 nm
Max endurance** 4 h 12 min

(*) With 454 USgal fuel, no reserve,
(**)With 647 USgal fuel, no reserve - @5000ft

• Dual controls
• Rotor brake
• Retractable landing lights
• Troop seats
• Medevac stretchers
• Auxiliary fuel tank (730l litres /193 USgal)
• Rescue hoist (272 kg / 600 lb)
• Searchlight
• FLIR
• Cargo hook 2100 kg (4.630lb)
• Engines air particle separator
• Rappelling system
• Wire strike protection system
• Marking for high visibility main rotor blades

• Integrated communication, navigation and armament system based on mission computer and digital -data buses and multifunction displays
• Sight-observation system (HUD), FLIR (CCD), Laser RF
• Communication system INS GPS, digital map, Tacan, VOR, ILS,MB
• Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC)
• Four axis autopilot
• Cabin filtration and ventilation
• NVG compatible cockpit

• rocket launchers
• system of air mines laying
• 23 mm cannon in dispenser
• turret machine gun 12,7 mm
• armored cockpit, floor, pilot seats, cockpit door
• fuel tanks protected by neutral gas
• self protection IFF,RWR,IR, flare dispensers