Known by the designation Apache AH Mk.1 in the British Army Air Corps


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: The Boeing Company

Primary manufacturer: AgustaWestland N.V.

Parent type: Boeing AH-64 Apache

Aircraft status: Operational


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Tandem

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 4.95 m 16.2 ft
Overall Length: 17.73 m 58.2 ft
Overall Width: 14.63 m 48.0 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length:  
Airframe Width: 5.23 m 17.1 ft
Airframe Height:  
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base:  
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height:  
Cabin Internal Length:  
Cabin Internal Width:  

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 9,525 kg 20,999 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 9,525 kg 20,999 lb
Empty Weight:  
Useful Load:  
Empty Weight Fraction:  
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE: 3,505 m 11,499 ft
Hover Ceiling OGE:  
Max Level Flight Speed: 259 km/h 140 kts
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling:  
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 537 km 290 nm
Max Endurance: 3 hrs 3 hrs

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Number of engines: 2
Designation: Turbomeca RTM 322 01/12 turbine
Manufacturer: Turbomeca
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 1375 kW 1843 hp
Take-off / rated: 1566 kW 2099 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency: 1845 kW 2473 hp
OEI continuous: 1845 kW 2473 hp
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 14.63 m 48.00 ft
RPM: 292.0 rpm 292.0 rpm
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry:
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 4
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 168.10 m² 1809.5 ft²
Disc Loading: 56.66 kg/m² 11.605 lb/ft²
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed: 223.68 m/s 733.9 fps

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Configuration: Pusher
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 1
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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