Data on design, manufacture and status

Latest or last design authority: The Boeing Company
Originally designed by McDonnell Douglas

Latest or last primary manufacturer: The Boeing Company
Originally manufactured by McDonnell Douglas

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: 4.05 m 13.3 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): 10,433 kg 23,001 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 10,433 kg 23,001 lb
Empty Weight:  
Useful Load:  
Empty Weight Fraction:  
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
Hover Ceiling OGE:  
Max Level Flight Speed:  
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling:  
Range and Endurance
Max Range:  
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

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

Number of engines: 2
Designation: GE T700-GE-701D turbine
Manufacturer: GE Aviation
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 1280 kW 1716 hp
Take-off / rated:  
Intermediate: 1419 kW 1902 hp
Maximum: 1488 kW 1994 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency: 1492 kW 2000 hp
OEI continuous:  
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: 62.06 kg/m² 12.711 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
Diameter: 2.79 m 9.15 ft
Configuration: Pusher
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
RPM: 1417 rpm 1417 rpm
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 4
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 6.11 m² 65.8 ft²
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed: 207.00 m/s 679.1 fps
Blade Area (per blade):  

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