CH-148 Cyclone fact sheet

The CH-148 Cyclone is one of the most capable maritime helicopters in the world. It is Canada’s main ship-borne maritime helicopter, and it provides air support to the Royal Canadian Navy.

The Cyclone can be used for surface and sub-surface surveillance, search and rescue missions, tactical transport and more. It can operate during the day or night and in most weather conditions to support missions in Canada and around the world.

Length 17.22 m
Length (folded configuration) 14.78 m
Rotor span 17.48 m
Height 5.44 m
Maximum gross weight 13,000 kg
Maximum speed 287 km/h
Range 740 km
  • Patricia Bay, B.C.
  • Shearwater, N.S.
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