Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

Primary manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

Parent type: Bell Model 209/AH-1 Cobra

Aircraft status: Status unknown

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

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 4.19 m 13.7 ft
Overall Length: 17.70 m 58.1 ft
Overall Width: 14.60 m 47.9 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 13.90 m 45.6 ft
Airframe Width: 3.28 m 10.8 ft
Airframe Height: 4.17 m 13.7 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base:  
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height:  
Cabin Internal Length:  
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Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground): 6,350 kg 14,000 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 6,350 kg 14,000 lb
Empty Weight: 3,880 kg 8,553 lb
Useful Load: 2,471 kg 5,447 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.611
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb: 9 m/s 1,785 fpm
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
Hover Ceiling OGE:  
Limitations
Max Level Flight Speed: 276 km/h 149 kts
Never Exceed Speed: 352 km/h 190 kts
Service Ceiling: 2,256 m 7,400 ft
Range and Endurance
Max Range: 422 km 228 nm
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

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

Powerplant
Number of engines: 2
Designation: P&WC T400-CP-400 turbine
Manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney Canada
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
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Intermediate:  
Maximum:  
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter:  
RPM:  
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Hub Type:  
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry:  
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades:  
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Disc Loading:  
Solidity:  
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter:  
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
RPM:  
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades:  
Blade Construction: N/A
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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