UH-1N- Huey

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The Bell UH-1N Twin Huey is a medium military helicopter that first flew in April, 1969. The UH-1N has a 15-seat configuration, with 1 pilot and 14 passengers. In cargo configuration the UH-1N has an internal capacity of 220 ft³ (6.23 m³). An external load of 5,000 lb (2,268 kg) can be carried by the UH-1N. The CUH-1N (later CH-135) Twin Huey was the original version, first ordered by the Canadian Forces.

General Characteristics of the UH-1N Huey Aircraft

  • Crew: 4 (Pilot, copilot, crew chief, gunner)
  • Capacity: 6-8 combat-equipped troops, or equivalent cargo
  • Length: 41 ft 8 in (12.69 m)
  • Rotor diameter: 48 ft 0 in (14.6 m)
  • Height: 14 ft 5 in (4.4 m)
  • Disc area: 1,808 ft² (168.0 m²)
  • Empty weight: 6,000 lb (2,721.5 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 10,500 lb (4,762.7 kg)
  • Useful load: 4500 lb (2038.0 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 10,500 lb (4,762.7 kg)
  • Power plant: 2× Pratt & Whitney Canada T400-CP-400 turbo shaft, 900 shp (671 kW), (total 1,250 shp) each

UH-1N Huey Aircraft Performance

  • Maximum speed: 120 knots (135 mph, 220 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 110 knots (126 mph, 207.3 km/h)
  • Range: 248 nmi (286 mi, 460 km)
  • Service ceiling: 17,300 ft (5,273 m)
  • Rate of climb: 1,755 ft/min (8.9 m/s)
  • Power/mass: hp/lb (W/kg)

UH-1N Huey Aircraft Armament

  • 2.75-in rocket pods,
  • GAU-16 .50 Cal. Machinegun,
  • GAU-17 7.62-mm mini gun or M240 7.62-mm lightweight machinegun