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BELL SuperCobra

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Name SuperCobra
Manufacturer BELL
Wing Rotary
Position Two-blade main rotor
Tail Two-blade tail rotor
WTC Medium
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of fuselage
Landing gear Skids
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

BELL SuperCobra
BELL AH-1Z SuperCobra
BELL AH-1W SuperCobra
BELL 449 SuperCobra
BELL 209 SuperCobra
PANHA 2091

BELL SuperCobra

BELL SuperCobra BELL SuperCobra 3D


The Bell AH-1 SuperCobra is a twin-engine attack helicopter based on the US Army's AH-1 Cobra. The twin Cobra family includes the AH-1J SeaCobra, the AH-1T Improved SeaCobra, and the AH-1W SuperCobra.

Technical Data

Wing span 14.6 m47.9 ft <br />
Length 13.6 m44.619 ft <br />
Height 4.1 m13.451 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x General Electric T700 turboshaft, 1,680 shp (1,300 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)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 150 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC 800 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 67006,700 kg <br />6.7 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL140 ROD ft/min APC
WTC M Range 340340 nm <br />629,680 m <br />629.68 km <br />2,065,879.267 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving SUCO

None on SKYbrary