Aircraft Data Sheet: Lynx HAS MK 8 (1989)
|First flight:||25th January 1989|
|Rotor diameter:||12.8m/42ft 0ins|
Rolls Royce Gem 42-1 turboshafts
|Accommodation:||Pilot and Observer.|
|No Built:||Retrofit of existing RH HAS Mk3|
The Lynx was extensively modified to include the introduction of a computer controlled Central Tactical System (CTS), BERP Blades and increased take off weight. The resultant HAS Mk 8 represents the first step towards the Super Lynx which will include a "Glass cockpit", 360° radar, FLIR and the T-800 engine.