Rega – Swiss Air-Rescue

AgustaWestland Da Vinci

The Italian helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland developed the Da Vinci helicopter according to the strict, clearly defined specifications of Rega. The rescue helicopter is being used on all the mountain bases. It optimally fulfils the high demands made of it in terms of flying characteristics, emergency medical equipment and maintenance. 

 

Technical data

2 engines (Pratt & Whitney), take-off power2 x 778 HP
Rotor diameter10.83 m
Length12.96 m
Height3.40 m
Max. flying speedapprox. 235 km/h
Max. take-off weight3,175 kg
Operational altitude over 5,000 m a.s.l.
Hoist90 m, 270 kg
Patient capacity1 lying, 1 sitting