Vertipedia is a product of the Vertical Flight Society. With data on 854 aircraft, 608 historical milestones, 464 people, and 391 organizations, Vertipedia is your "one-stop shop" for all things vertical lift.
Our latest featured aircraft for June is the Bell AH-1W SuperCobra .
Sometimes known as the ‘Whiskey Cobra', the aircraft was designed as an attack helicopter to be operated by two crew. The first production aircraft was delivered in March 1986, 32 months after the award of the development contract.
The aircraft could carry the following armaments,
The aircraft aircraft was capable of the following roles,
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