Bell AH-1Z Viper

ICAO aircraft code AH1Z
Manufacturer Bell Helicopter
Country United States
New price USD 75 million (2020)

The Bell AH-1Z Viper is an American twin-engine attack helicopter, based on the AH-1W SuperCobra, that was developed for the United States Marine Corps as part of the H-1 upgrade program.

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Bell AH-1Z Viper specifications

General

ICAO aircraft code
AH1Z
Manufacturer
Bell Helicopter
Manufactured
2008 - Present
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 75 million (2020)

Aircraft performance

Avionics:
THALES Avionics TopOwl HMS/D
Engine:
2x 2 × General Electric T700-GE-401C turboshaft
Turboshaft
Power:
1,800 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
200 Kts
370 Km/h
Travel range:
370 Nm
685 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
1.39 Nm / gallon
0.680 Km / liter
Service Ceiling:
20,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
2790 feet / minute
14.17meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
8,392 Kg
18,501 lbs
Max Payload:
2,614 Kg
5,763 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
413 gallon
1,561 liter

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About the Bell AH-1Z Viper

The Bell AH-1Z Viper is an American twin-engine attack helicopter, based on the AH-1W SuperCobra, that was developed for the United States Marine Corps as part of the H-1 upgrade program. The AH-1Z features a four-blade, bearingless, composite main rotor system, uprated transmission, and a new target sighting system. The AH-1Z, one of the latest members of the prolific Bell Huey family, is also called “Zulu Cobra”, based on the military phonetic alphabet pronunciation of its variant letter.

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