Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Latest or last design authority: Bell
Originally designed by 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: 4.37 m (14.3 ft)

Overall Length: 17.75 m (58.3 ft)

Overall Width: 14.63 m (48.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: GE T700-GE-401C turbine

Engine manufacturer: GE Aviation

Max continuous power: 1240 kW (1662 hp)

Intermediate power: 1343 kW (1800 hp)

Maximum power: 1410 kW (1890 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 8391 kg (18500 lb)

Max Gross Weight (airborne): 8391 kg (18500 lb)

Max Range: 232 km (125 nm)

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