A medium heavy helicopter developed through an internalional consortium of European countries formed through NH Industries




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Type History
Prototype first flight  
Production first flight  
First entered service  




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Forum Proceedings related to the NH90

Advanced Technologies for High Performance NH90 Blades
Claude, Quillien; Rauch, Patrice


DUET - a Modern MMI Design and Software Generation Tool for the NH90 Avionics
J?rg Otte, Eurocopter Deutschland; Horst G?lzenleuchter, Eurocopter Deutschland


Flight Test Results NH90 NFH Helicopter-Ship Qualification Process
Alrik Hoencamp, Royal Netherlands Navy and Marilena Pavel, Delft University of Technology


Flight Trials with the Mission Flight Aids of NH90 TTH
Boehm, Hans-Dieter V.; Frank, J.; Ehrenwinkler, R.


Initial Flight Test Results NH90 NFH Helicopter-Ship Qualification Process
Lieutenant Alrik Hoencamp MSc (RNLN), Netherlands Defense Academy (NLDA)


Lessons Learned from Different NH90 NFH Ship Helicopter Operational Limitation Test Campaigns
Alrik Hoencamp, Royal Netherlands Navy


Lessons Learned from NH90 NFH Helicopter-Ship Qualification Testing across the Entire Dutch Fleet
Alrik Hoencamp, Royal Netherlands Navy


NH90 Automatic Folding System
Jean-Luc Leman, Eurocopter; Charles Louis, Eurocopter; Jean Mondet, Eurocopter


NH90 NFH Helicopter Ship Qualification across the Complete Dutch Fleet
Alrik Hoencamp


Overview Of The NH90 Wind Tunnel Test Activities And The Benefits To The Helicopter Development
Christophe Hermans and Joost Hakkaart, NLR; Giuseppina Panosetti and Gaetano Preatoni, Agusta; Volker Mikulla, Eurocopter; Francis Chery and Christophe Serr, Eurocopter


Tailoring of ADS-33 for the NH90 Program
Philippe Benquet, NAHEMA; Heinz-Jurgen Pausder, DLR; Philippe Rollet, Eurocopter France; Volker Gollnick, WTD 61


The Key Facts of Establishing NH90 NFH Shipboard Operational Limitations
Lieutenant Alrik Hoencamp, Netherlands Defense Academy; Marilena D. Pavel, Delft University of Technology; Douwe Stapersma, Netherlands Defense Academy



Vertiflite articles featuring the NH90

Vertiflite, July/August 2022

Norway Dumps the NH90 - Dan Gettinger


Vertiflite, March/April 1996

NH90 Achieves First Flight - Flater, M. E. Rhett (AHS International)


Vertiflite, March/April 2013

NH90 Gains Momentum - Gravemaker, Anno


Vertiflite, November/December 1991

Status of the NH90 European Helicopter Program - Barthelemy, J.P. (NH Industries); von Reth, R.D.; Beziac, G.


Vertiflite, September/October 2012

NH90 Nears Full Operational Status With The Dutch Air Force - Gravemaker, Anno


Vertiflite, September/October 2016

The NH90: A Challenging Program - Mauro Finati and Paolo Rollino


Vertiflite, September/October 2016

The Origins of the NH90: Westland Helicopters’ Contributions to the Concept Definition - Ron Smith