Infographic: CH-149 Cormorant



CH-149 Cormorant
Search and Rescue Helicopter



Dedicated to the role of Search and Rescue and ideally suited for Canada's diverse geography and climate, Search and Rescue crews operate the CH-149 Cormorant helicopter in the most challenging conditions. Whether coming to the aid of the occuoants of a downed aircraft, a floundering ship's crew, or injured adventurers, the Cormorant is a welcome sight to those in need.

  • Length 22.8 m
  • Rotor Span 18.6 m
  • Height 6.6 m
  • Maximum take-off weight 14,600 kg
  • Maximum speed 758 km/hr
  • Range 1,260 km
  • Crew/Passengers up to 21