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Bell UH-1Y Venom

ICAO aircraft code UH1Y
Manufacturer Bell Helicopter
Country United States
New price USD 45 million

The Bell UH-1Y Venom (also called Super Huey) is a twin-engine, medium-sized utility helicopter, built by Bell Helicopter under the H-1 upgrade program of the United States Marine Corps.

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Bell UH-1Y Venom Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
UH1Y
Manufacturer
Bell Helicopter
Manufactured
2008 - Present
Country
United States
New purchase price
USD 45 million

Aircraft performance

Avionics:
FLIR Systems Inc. BRITE Star NTIS
Engine:
2x 2 × General Electric T700-GE-401C
Turboshaft
Power:
1,800 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
170 Kts
315 Km/h
Travel range:
325 Nm
602 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
0.28 Nm / gallon
0.137 Km / liter
Service Ceiling:
20,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
2520 feet / minute
12.80meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
8,392 Kg
18,501 lbs
Max Payload:
3,021 Kg
6,660 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
388 gallon
1,469 liter

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About the Bell UH-1Y Venom

The Bell UH-1Y Venom (also called Super Huey) is a twin-engine, medium-sized utility helicopter, built by Bell Helicopter under the H-1 upgrade program of the United States Marine Corps. One of the latest members of the numerous Huey family, the UH-1Y is also called “Yankee”, based on the NATO phonetic alphabet pronunciation of its variant letter. The UH-1Y was to have been remanufactured from UH-1Ns, but in 2005, it was approved for the aircraft to be built as new. After entering service in 2008, the UH-1Y replaced the USMC’s aging fleet of UH-1N Twin Huey light utility helicopters, first introduced in the early 1970s. In 2008 it entered full-rate production, with deliveries to the Marines completed in 2018.

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