Aircraft Data Sheet: W 30-Series 200 (1983)

W 30-Series 200
First flight: 3rd September 1983.
Rotor diameter: 13.31m/43ft 8ins
Length: 15.9m/52ft 2ins
Max weight: 5,443kg/12,000lb
or 5,818kg/12,800lb (160)
Max speed: 241kph/130knots
Power: Two 1,712shp/1,276kW,
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.