Aircraft Data Sheet: Lynx HAS MK 8 (1989)

Lynx HAS MK 8
First flight: 25th January 1989
Rotor diameter: 12.8m/42ft 0ins
Length: 15.16m/49ft 9ins
Max weight: 4,876kg/10,750lb
Max speed: 259kph/140knots
Power: Two 1,120shp/835kW
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.