The RAH-66 was designed and developed to to be an advanced armed reconnaissance and attack helicopter for the US Army. It incorporated stealth technologies in its design. The project was cancelled in 2004 before the aircraft saw operational service.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Boeing-Sikorsky Joint Project Office

Primary manufacturer: Boeing-Sikorsky Joint Project Office

Parent type: Boeing-Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Fenestron/Shrouded tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: LHTEC T800-LHT-801 turbine

Engine manufacturer: Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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