MBB Bo 105

MBB Bo 105 – German attack and a multi-purpose helicopter. Available in civilian and military versions. Developed by the German company MBB (DASA).

The first flight took place in 1967, in total by 2001 more than 1200 helicopters of various modifications were produced. It is in service with many countries in the world and is widely used in civil aviation.

Specifications

  • Number of crew members: 1
  • The greatest number of passengers: 2 stretchers or 4 passengers
  • Length: 8.55m
  • Rotor Diameter: 9.82m
  • Tail rotor diameter: 1.9m
  • Height: 2.98m
  • The area swept by the rotor: 76,05 sq.m
  • Wing Profile: NACA23012
  • Track: 2.5m
  • Empty Weight: 1120kg
  • Normal take-off weight: 2000kg
  • The highest take-off weight: 2300kg
  • The volume of fuel tanks: 570l
  • Powerplant: 2 × Turboshaft Allison250C20
  • Engine power: 2 × 400l. with. (2 × 294kW)
  • Maximum allowable speed: 270km / h
  • The highest speed: 232km / h
  • Flight Duration: 6h35min (with additional tanks)
  • Practical ceiling: 5030m
  • Suspension points: 2
  • Combat load: 456kg
  • Rate of climb: 6.7m / s
  • Practical range:
    • by the ground: 585km
    • at altitude: 656km (at 1525m)
  • Ferry range: (with additional tanks)
    • by the ground: 1030km
    • at an altitude of 1525 m: 1158 km
  •  Static ceiling:
    • using the earth effect: 2715m
    • without the effect of the earth: 1735m
  • Disk Load:
    • normal take-off weight: 26.5 kg / sq.m
    • at the highest take-off weight: 30.5 kg / sq.m
  • Guided missiles:
    • air-to-ground missiles: 8 × TOW or 6 × HOT
  • Additional weapons:
    • HBS202 system with a 20mm RheinmetallMk20Rh202 gun (525 rounds)
    • EmersonFlexibleTurretSystem turret with 7.62mm M134Minigun six-barreled machine gun (1000 rounds)
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