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UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)

Specifications (UH-1N)
Primary function Utility helicopter
Manufacturer Bell Helicopter Textron
Power plant Pratt and Whitney T400-CP-400
Power (Burst) 1290 shaft horsepower (transmission limited)
Power (Continuous) 1134 shaft horsepower (transmission limited)
Length 57.3 feet (17.46 meters)
Height 14.9 feet (4.54 meters)
Rotor Diameter 48 feet (14.62 meters)
Speed 121 knots (139.15 miles per hour) at sea level
Ceiling 14,200 feet (4331 meters)
(limited to 10,000 feet (3050 meters) by oxygen requirements)
Maximum takeoff weight 10,500 pounds (4,767 kilograms)
Range 172 nautical miles (197.8 miles)
Crew Officer: 2
Enlisted: 2
Armament M240D 7.62mm machine gun or
GAU-16/A .50 caliber machine gun or
  • GAU-17/A 7.62mm automatic gun
    All three weapons systems are crew-served, and depending on the subsystem used the GAU-17/A can also be controlled by the pilot in a fixed forward firing mode.
    The helicopter can also carry two 7-shot or 19-shot 2.75" rocket pods.
  • Introduction date 1971
    Unit Replacement Cost $4,700,000
    Marine Corps Inventory 107 (UH-1N)
    US Army Inventory 887 (as of FY2001; various models)

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