Westland Apache AH1 (WAH-64D) Aircraft Data
Photo ID 8645 by lee blake. UK Army Westland WAH 64D Longbow Apache, ZJ193
The AH-64 Apache is a four-blade, twin-engine attack helicopter with reverse-tricycle landing gear, and tandem cockpit for a crew of two. The Apache was developed as Model 77 by Hughes Helicopters for the United States Army's Advanced Attack Helicopter program.

The Westland WAH-64 Apache is a licence-built version of the Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter for the British Army. The first eight helicopters were built by Boeing; the remaining 59 were assembled by Westland Helicopters, from Boeing-supplied kits. Changes from the AH-64D include Rolls-Royce engines and a folding blade mechanism allowing the British version to operate from ships. The WAH-64 is designated Apache AH Mk 1 or AH1 by the UK's Ministry of Defence.
  • Country of Origin: UK
  • First Flight: 1999
  • Initial Service Date: 2000
  • No. Built: 67
  • No. In Service: 66
  • No. of Hardpoints: 4
  • Crew: 2

Power:

2� Rolls-Royce RTM322 turboshaft engines at 2,200 hp

Weapons:

M230 30mm Chain Cannon, CRV7 70mm Rockets, AGM-114K and AGM-114L Hellfire II missiles.

Dimensions:

Length: 58 ft. 4 in.
Rotor Length: 48 ft. 0 in.
Rotor Disc Area: 1,809.5 sq.ft
Height: 12 ft. 4 in.
Empty Weight: 11,387 lbs
Max. Weight: 21,000 lbs
Internal Fuel: 2,550 lbs

Performance:

Max. Speed: 227 mph
Cruise Speed: 161 mph
Service Ceiling: 21,000 ft.
Normal Range: 1,121 nm

Operators:

Army Air Corps

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