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HUGHES AH-64 Apache

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H64
Aircraft
Name AH-64 Apache
Manufacturer HUGHES
Wing Rotary
Position Four-blade main rotor
Tail Four-blade tail rotor
WTC Medium
APC A
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Position Behind cabin
Landing gear Partly retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

BOEING Longbow Apache
BOEING AH-64 Longbow Apache
FUJI AH-64 Longbow Apache
FUJI Longbow Apache
HUGHES Apache
HUGHES JAH-64 Apache
HUGHES AH-64 Apache
HUGHES 77 Apache
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS Longbow Apache
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS Pethen
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS JAH-64 Apache
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS AH-64 Pethen
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS AH-64 Longbow Apache
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS AH-64 Apache
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS Apache
WESTLAND Longbow Apache
WESTLAND WAH-64 Longbow Apache


HUGHES AH-64 Apache

HUGHES AH-64 Apache HUGHES AH-64 Apache 3D

Description

The AH-64 Apache is a four-blade, twin-engine attack helicopter with reverse-tricycle landing gear arrangement, and tandem cockpit for a crew of two. The Apache was developed as Model 77 by Hughes Helicopters for the United States Army's Advanced Attack Helicopter program to replace the AH-1 Cobra.

Technical Data

Wing span 14.63 m47.999 ft
Length 17.73 m58.169 ft
Height 3.87 m12.697 ft
Powerplant 2 x General Electric T700-GE-701 and later upgraded to T700-GE-701C (1990-present) & T700-GE-701D (AH-64D block III) turboshafts, -701: 1,690 shp, -701C: 1,890 shp, -701D: 2,000 shp (-701: 1,260 kW, -701C: 1,490 kW, -701D: 1,490 kW) each
Engine model General Electric CT7

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS 90 kts IAS 90 kts IAS kts MACH TAS 145 kts MACH IAS 145 kts IAS 100 kts Vapp (IAS) 40 kts
Distance m ROC 2900 ft/min ROC 1200 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD 2500 ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 1043310,433 kg
10.433 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL210 ROD 2000 ft/min APC A
WTC M Range 257257 nm
475,964 m
475.964 km
1,561,561.681 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving H64

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