Aircraft Data Sheet: W 30-Series 200 (1983)
|First flight:||3rd September 1983.|
|Rotor diameter:||13.31m/43ft 8ins|
or 5,818kg/12,800lb (160)
General Electric CT7-2B turboshafts
|Accommodation:||Two crew and 19 passengers|
|No Built:||14 Series 100 & 24 Series 160|
The Series 200 variant powered by two 1,712hp General Electric CT-7 engines used the same basic transmission as the series 100, but required a reduction gearbox to accept the higher engine output speed, side facing intakes were fitted to provide improved icing capability. The UK government invested £41 million in to the series 200 and 300, to assist with the exploitation of a wider market. Only one prototype was produced.