The Cierva H-190D "Desert Heron" is the desert version of the Cierva H-109. It features increased heat protection, and other adaptations to survive the desert heat and sand.
About this creation
This is simply a re-colour of the regular H-109. This one is also for my fictional country, Costigar.
The Heron also has hardpoints inside, behind the doors. It is common for the military to attach a heavy machine gun on the side.
Engine: One Holding Dynamics HDE-9 engine.
Length: 57 ft 1 in (17.40 m) with rotors
Width: 8 ft 7 in (2.62 m) (Fuselage)
Height: 14 ft 5 in (4.39 m)
Empty weight: 5,215 lb (2,365 kg)
Gross weight: 9,040 lb (4,100 kg)
Max takeoff weight: 9,500 lb (4,309 kg)
Armament: Five hardpoints, two on each side (attachment hardpoints for wings, which can carry rockets or gun pods), two inside behind the door (for a heavy machine gun), one under the nose (for another heavy machine gun)
Maximum speed: 135 mph (217 km/h; 117 kn)
Cruise speed: 125 mph (109 kn; 201 km/h)
Range: 315 mi (274 nmi; 507 km)
Service ceiling: 19,390 ft (5,910 m) (Dependent on environmental factors such as weight, outside temp., etc)
Rate of climb: 1,755 ft/min (8.92 m/s)