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AH-64 Apache

ATTACK


Type:
Turboshaft helicopter

Origin:
Country FlagUnited States
Manufacturer:
1975–present

Updated December 29, 2023
Aircraft picture
AH-64 Apache - Airwolfhound. CC-BY-SA-2.0

General characteristics (9)

  • Role
    Attack
  • Crew
    2 (pilot, and co-pilot/gunner)
  • Engine count
    2
  • Wing
    Rotary wing, 4-blade main rotor
  • Tail
    Four-blade tail rotor
  • M
    M
  • A
    A
  • ICAO type designator
    H64
  • Type code
    H2T

Structural data (7)

  • Length
    58 ft 2 in (17.73 m)
  • Length (fuselage)
    49 ft 5 in (15.06 m)
  • Height
    12 ft 8 in (3.87 m)
  • Main rotor area
    1,908.5 ft2 (177.31 m2) 4-bladed main-rotor and 4-bladed tail-rotor in non-orthogonal alignment
  • Main rotor diameter
    48 ft 0 in (14.63 m)
  • Disk loading
    9.8 lb/ft2 (48 kg/m2)
  • Blade section
    root: HH-02; tip: NACA 64A006

Performance (6)

  • Range
    257 nmi (296 mi, 476 km) with Longbow radar mast
  • Combat range
    260 nmi (300 mi, 480 km)
  • Ferry range
    1,024 nmi (1,178 mi, 1,896 km)
  • Service ceiling
    20,000 ft (6,100 m)
  • Disk loading
    9.8 lb/sq ft (48 kg/m2)
  • Power-to-mass ratio
    0.18 hp/lb (0.30 kW/kg)/div>

Speeds (3)

  • Maximum (normal)
    158 kt (182 mph, 293 km/h)
  • Cruise (normal)
    143 kt (165 mph, 265 km/h)
  • Never exceed
    197 kn (227 mph, 365 km/h)

Weights (3)

  • Empty
    11,387 lb (5,165 kg)
  • Gross
    17,650 lb (8,006 kg)
  • MTOW
    23,000 lb (10,433 kg)

Engine data (17)

  • Model
    T700 Series
  • Manufacturer
    General Electric
  • National origin
    Country FlagUnited States
  • Engine count
    2
  • Type
    Turboshaft engine
  • Length
    47 in (1,200 mm) (T700-GE-700/701 series); 48.2 in (1,220 mm) (T700/T6A)
  • Diameter
    25 to 26 in (640 to 660 mm) (T700/T6E)
  • Compressor
    6 stage-5 stage axial, 1 stage centrifugal
  • Combustors
    Annular
  • Turbine
    2 stage gas generator and 2 stage power turbine
  • Maximum power
    YT700-GE-700: 1,536 shp (1,145 kW)
  • T700-GE-700: 1,622 shp (1,210 kW)
  • T700/T6E: 2,380 shp (1,775 kW)
  • YT706-GE-700: 2,638 shp (1,967 kW)
  • Pressure ratio
    17:1
  • SFC
    0.433 lb/(hp h) (263 g/kWh)
  • Fuel
    JP-4 or JP-5
  • Oil system
    Self contained, pressurized, recirculating dry sump
  • Dry weight
    400 lb (180 kg) (YT700-GE-700) to 537 lb (244 kg) (T700/T6E)
  • Power-to-weight ratio
    3.84 shp/lb (6.31 kW/kg) (YT700-GE-700)
  • 3.71 shp/lb (6.10 kW/kg) (T700-GE-700)
  • 4.48 shp/lb (7.37 kW/kg) (T700/T6E)

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