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PAH-1 BO 105

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Specifications
Country of Origin Germany
Builder Eurocopter
Date of Introduction 1972
RoleObservation, antitank, utility
Similar AircraftOH-6 Cayuse, Defender 500MD, Alouette III, Mi-4 Hound
Blades Main rotor: 4
Tail rotor: 2
Rotor diameter Main Rotor Diameter: 9.8 / 32 ft, 3 in
Tail Rotor Diameter: 1.9
Length Length (rotors turning): 11.9 m / 39 ft
Length (fuselage): 8.8m
Height 3.0 m
Width 2.5 m
Cargo Compartment Dimensions Floor Length: 1.9 m
Width: 1.4 m
Height: 1.3 m
Weight Maximal with external load 2,600 kg/5,732 lb
Maximum Gross: 2,500 kg / 5,512 lb
Normal Takeoff: 2,000 kg
Empty: 1,301 kg, 1,913 kg (PAH1)
Engine 2x 420-shp Allison 250-C20B turboshaft
Fuel Internal: 570 liters
Internal Aux Tank: 200 liters ea. (max 2x)
Maximum speed 242 km/h - 131 kts
Cruising speed205 km/h
Range Normal Load: 555 km
With Aux Fuel: 961 km
Ceiling Service: 3,050 m
Hover (out of ground effect): 457 m
Hover (in ground effect): 1,525 m
Vertical Climb Rate 7.5 m/s
Armament
  • 2 - 2.75-in rocket pods (7 or 12 ea.)
  • 2 - 68-mm SNEB rocket pods (12ea)
  • 2 - 50-mm SNIA rockets (28 ea.)
  • 2 - TOW ATGM pods (4 ea.)
  • 6 - HOT ATGM
  • 2 - AS-12 ASM pods (2 ea.)
  • 1 - Stinger AAM pod (4 ea.)

Most Probable Armament:

  • BO-105P/PAH1: Outriggers carry 6x HOT antitank missiles, or rocket pods.
  • CASA BO-105/ATH: The Spanish produced variant rigidly mounts 1x Rh 202 20-mm cannon under the fuselage.
Standard Payload Internal load: 690 kg
External on sling only: 1,200 kg
Transports 3 troops or 2 litters, or cargo.
Survivability/Countermeasures
  • Main and tail rotors electrically deiced.
  • Infrared signature suppressors can be mounted on engine exhausts.
  • Rotor brake.
  • AVIONICS
  • The BO-105P has a roof-mounted direct-view, daylight-only sight to allow firing of HOT ATGMs. Options exist to fit a thermal imaging system for night operations, and a laser designator.
  • Available avionics include weather radar, Doppler and GPS navigation, and an autopilot. It is capable of operation in day, night, and instrument meteorological condi-tions.
  • Crew 1 or 2 (pilots)
    Cost
    User CountriesAt least 40 countries -- Bahrain, Brunei, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Indonesia, Iraq, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Philippines, USA






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