Air International 2014-02
N.Pittaway - On Land and at Sea. Australia's Multi-role MRH90 /Military/
MRH90 A40-002 being loaded onboard an An-124 transporter for delivery to Australia.
The Royal Australian Navy conducted the world’s first maritime trials of the MRH90 off HMAS Manoora testing the aircraft's capabilities at sea through takeoffs, landings, munitions transfers and carriage of loads.
MRH90 A40-002 on December 18, 2007 following acceptance of the first two aircraft at the Australian Aerospace facility in Brisbane by the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation.
From right to left, MRH90 A40-004 is unloaded from a Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster III at Brisbane Airport, Australia.
MRH90 A40-008 conducts engine run up ops on the flight-deck of HMAS Manoora ready to begin the first-of-class flight trials.
An MRH90 from No.808 Naval Air Squadron conducts winching operations from the flight deck of HMAS Tobruk, during the type’s operational test and evaluation.
MRH90 A40-004 in the flight-test facility at Eurocopter’s Marignane facility in France.
An MRH90 conducts winching operations for a personnel transfer with a sea boat as part of the type’s operational test and evaluation during HMAS Tobruk's 2012 south west Pacific deployment.
MRH90 A40-008 takes off from the flight deck of HMAS Manoora.
An MRH90 fuselage on the Australian Aerospace production line in Brisbane.
An MRH90 simulator cockpit.