#NH90 who’s who : Test your aviation geekness

 

Are you able to identify all these #NH90 variants ?


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Dutch NH90 NFH ‘Silverback’
See its roundel :

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Greek NH90 TTH
See the ‘blue-while-blue’ roundel
And the ID ‘ΕΣ 840’

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Italian Navy NH90 NFH
See the marking of the anchor in a while disk, on the door
And the text ‘MARINA’ on the door too

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German NH90 TTH, in Air Force configuration
See the German flag on the pylon
(Caution : even it is written ‘Luftwaffe’ on the pylon, this is not anymore the case)
German NH90 in Air Force configuration has 3 flares launchers on each side (see close to the door)

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Oman NH90 TTH
It has a typical desert painting
You can also recognize it with the red area on its tail boom

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Belgian NH90 NFH ‘Sea Lion’
Belgian and Dutch NH90 NFH have a very similar white painting…
However, you can see its belgian ID ‘RN01’ :

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Belgian NH90 TTH ‘Sea Lion’
Belgian NH90 TTH has a single green color
See the low-visibility roundel :

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Swedish NH90 TTH
See the roundel

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Dutch NH90 NFH ‘Silverback’
Belgian and Dutch NH90 NFH have a very similar white painting…
But did you notice the difference of the marking close to the cockpit door ?

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Finnish NH90 TTH

The Finnish and the German painting are very similar…
But see the ‘white-blue-white’ roundel on the tail boom.


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German NH90 TTH, in Air Force configuration
See the 3 flares launchers
And the German cross on the tail boom

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French Navy NH90 NFH ‘Caiman Marine’
See the roundel

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Italian Army NH90 TTH
See the roundel on the tail boom

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Italian Navy NH90 NFH
See the marking of the anchor in a while disk, on the door

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New-Zealand NH90 TTH ‘Warrior’
See the roundel with the kiwi
Even it is painted in a dark gray, it is a TTH

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Belgian NH90 TTH ‘Sea Lion’
Did you recognize its green color ?
See the high-visibility roundel on the tail boom

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French NH90 TTH ‘Caiman’

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Italian Army NH90 TTH
Did you recognize its matt green ?

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Swedish NH90 TTH
See the roundels

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Australian NH90 TTH ‘Tapian’
See the kangaroo

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Dutch NH90 NFH ‘Silverback’
Belgian and Dutch NH90 NFH have a very similar white painting…
But did you recognize the marking close to the cockpit door ?

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Greek NH90 TTH
See the ‘blue-white-blue’ roundel on the tail boom
And the ‘blue-white-blue’ marking on the pylon
(Reminder : ‘blue-white-blue’ = Greece, while ‘white-blue-white’ = Finland)

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Norwegian NH90 NFH
See its roundel

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German Army NH90 TTH
See the markings (German cross, on the tail boom, German flag & ‘Heer’ on the pylon’)
In Army’s configuration, German NH90 TTH has 2 flares launchers per side only

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Belgian NH90 NFH ‘Sea Lion’
Did you recognize its ID marking ?

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Norwegian NH90 NFH
See the roundel on the tail boom

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New-Zealand NH90 TTH ‘Warrior’
Did you recognize its dark gray ?
See the roundel with the kiwi on the tail boom
See also the ‘RNZAF’ (Royal New-Zealand Air Force) marking near the windscreen

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Italian Army NH90 TTH
Did you recognize its matt green ?

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French Army NH90 TTH ‘Caiman’
Did you recognize its typical 3-color painting ?

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Australian NH90 TTH ‘Tapian’
Did you recognize its typical 3-color painting ?
See the kangaroo on its tail boom

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Spanish NH90 TTH
Did you get it correct ?
It has the typical 3-color painting of Spanish Army’s helicopter :

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Finnish NH90 TTH
But did you see the ‘white-blue-white’ roundel ?
(Reminder : Greek roundel : ‘blue-white-blue’)

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German Army NH90 TTH
Finnish and German NH90 have a very similar painting…
But see the German markings (German cross on the tail boom, the flag & ‘Heer’ on the pylon)
It is in Army’s configuration, as it has 2 flares launchers only

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French Navy NH90 NFH ‘Caiman Marine’
Did you recognize its typical shaded-grays painting ? It is a only one in that case

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Oman NH90 TTH
Did you recognize its desert color ?

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Australian NH90 TTH ‘Tapian’
Did you recognize its typical 3-color painting ?

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German NH90 TTH
Did you notice the German cross and the ‘Heer’ ?

Certainly in Army’s configuration (caution : all German NH90, including those in Air Force configuration, are now part of the Army), as we can not see buoyancy chambers.

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New-Zealand NH90 TTH ‘Warrior’
Did ypu recognize its dark gray color ?
And the roundel with the kiwi ?

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Finnish NH90 TTH
Basically, based on the color, it can be Finnish or a German only…
But did you notice the roundel under the helicopter ?

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Dutch NH90 NFH ‘Silverback’
I am sure that you recognized the ID marking under the cockpit door…

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Swedish NH90 TTH
Based on the upper-windows, we can see that it is a High-Cabin variant.
And Swedish are currently the only NH90 in this configuration :

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Norwegian NH90 NFH
See the 3-digit ID ‘013’ in black marking :

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French Navy NH90 NFh ‘Caiman Marine’
See the light-gray marking of the ‘Caiman marine’ ID :

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French Navy NH90 NFh ‘Caiman Marine’
See the shading of grays :

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Dutch NH90 NFH ‘Silverback’
Based on the white color, it can be Belgian or Dutch only…
But Belgians do not have the marking of the fire extinguisher :

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