Sometimes known as the ‘Whiskey Cobra'

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

Primary manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

Parent type: Bell AH-1 SuperCobra

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

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: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 4.19 m (13.7 ft)

Overall Length: 17.70 m (58.1 ft)

Overall Width: 14.60 m (47.9 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: GE T700-401 turbine

Engine manufacturer: GE Aviation

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 6690 kg (14750 lb)

Max Range: 526 km (284 nm)

Max Endurance: 3.3 hrs (3.3 hrs)

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