westland WAH-64 Longbow Apache


Derived from boeing AH-64D Apache


WAH-64 Longbow Apache

Model History:

Licence-built version of the AH-64D Apache Longbow for the British Army. Selected in July 1995, contract for 67 helicopters signed in 1996 with the first eight built by Boeing and the remaining 59 to be assembled by Westland at Yeovil, Somerset in England from Boeing-supplied kits. First flight on September 25, 1998. Entered service on January 2001. The 67th and last Apache delivered to the Army Air Corps in July 2004. Total cost rounded £4.1 billion.

News about this Model:

UK Apaches reaches 50,000 hs in Afghanistan, 14-Apr-14 : The British Army s Apache attack helicopters, operated by the Army Air Corps, flew their 50,000th hour on operation in Afghanistan recently.

First UK Built WAH-64 Apache Makes Maiden Flight, 19-Jul-00 : Yeovil, UK - Contrary to recent erroneous claims made by two UK Sunday national newspapers, the WAH-64 Apache is not grounded and a significant milestone was achieved yesterday with the maiden flight of the first production Apache built by GKN Westland Helicopters at its Yeovil facility.

First Army WAH-64 Apache Arrives 100 Days Early, 13-Dec-99 : Tail number ZJ171 identifies the first WAH-64 Apache aircraft which will be delivered to the Army early next year.

Model Specifications:

Engine: 2 x RR RTM322 2200shp
Capacity: 2
Length: (m) 17.8
Height: (m) 4.95
Blades: 4
Rotor diam.: (m) 14.6
Disc area: (m2) 168.11
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 5165     Max: 7746
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 272     Max: 293
Range: (km) 462
Ceiling: (m) 3505
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 762

Organisations with this Model:

From Organisation with model WAH-64 Longbow Apache

united kingdom Army Air Corps
    67 2001/now

Construction Numbers on database of WAH-64 Longbow Apache or its versions


WAH-64 Longbow Apache
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Construction Numbers of this Model: Help Us    

Airframes conv to new variant  

C/NBuilt asYearHistory
    wah1 Army Air Corps ZJ166 : AAC; 02jul11 pictured with 673Sqn at RAF Waddington. No+
    wah2 Army Air Corps ZJ167 : AAC; 2007 662Sqn.
    wah3 Army Air Corps ZJ168 :
    wah4 Army Air Corps ZJ169 :
    wah5 Army Air Corps ZJ170 : AAC DU005/WAH5; 2008 673(AHTU)Sqn./2Reg.
    wah6 Army Air Corps ZJ171 : AAC Apache AH.1; First WAH-64 delivered to British Army
    wah7 Army Air Corps ZJ172 : AAC DU007/WAH7 in 2006 664Sqn./4Reg.
First UK built Apache
18may12 pictured at Norwich, air ambulance G-CGXK and o+
    wah8 Army Air Corps ZJ173 : AAC DU008/WAH8; Feb04 asg 656Sqn. AAC Disforth
2008 673(AHTU)Sqn./2Reg.
    wah9 Army Air Corps ZJ174 : Westland Apache AH.1 d/d 08dec99
23oct14 pictured at RAF Northolt
    wah10 2000 mcdonnell douglas N3218V : McDonnell Douglas, canc Dec05, to ZJ175
Army Air Corps ZJ175 : AAC Apache AH.1; 06apr00 to Westland; Jul00 d/d AAC Mi+
    wah11 Army Air Corps ZJ176 :
    wah12 Army Air Corps ZJ177 :
crashed in Helmand Province, AF, during take off from E+
    wah13 Army Air Corps ZJ178 :
    wah14 2001 Army Air Corps ZJ179 :
deployed with 3 other 656 Squadron airframes to HMS Oce+
    wah15 Army Air Corps ZJ180 :
    wah16 Army Air Corps ZJ181 : AAC; 09feb11 pictured at Norwich
    wah17 Army Air Corps ZJ182 : AAC; 2007 3Reg.
    wah18 Army Air Corps ZJ183 : AAC DU018/WAH18 in 2006 664Sqn./4Reg.
    wah19 Army Air Corps ZJ184 : AAC DU019/WAH19; 2007 3Reg.
19jul15 pictured at RIAT 2015 as /Gunship1
    wah20 Army Air Corps ZJ185 : AAC Apache AH.1
18may12 pictured (top) at Norwich
01sep13 pictured (bot) at Netheravon
    wah21 Army Air Corps ZJ186 : AAC
25jun12 seen flying west over Clacton
    wah22 Army Air Corps ZJ187 :
    wah23 2001 Army Air Corps ZJ188 : Aug07 held at Westland Yeovil Base
deployed with 3 other 656 Squadron airframes to HMS Oce+
    wah24 Army Air Corps ZJ189 :
    wah25 Army Air Corps ZJ190 :
    wah26 Army Air Corps ZJ191 :
    wah27 Army Air Corps ZJ192 :
    wah28 Army Air Corps ZJ193 :
    wah29 Army Air Corps ZJ194 :
    wah30 Army Air Corps ZJ195 :
    wah31 Army Air Corps ZJ196 :
    wah32 Army Air Corps ZJ197 : AAC Apache AH.1
01sep13 pictured at Netheravon
    wah33 Army Air Corps ZJ198 :
    wah34 Army Air Corps ZJ199 : AAC DU034/WAH34; 2008 673(AHTU)Sqn./2Reg.
    wah35 Army Air Corps ZJ200 :
    wah36 Army Air Corps ZJ202 :
    wah37 Army Air Corps ZJ203 :
    wah38 Army Air Corps ZJ204 :
    wah39 Army Air Corps ZJ205 : AAC
19jul15 pictured at RIAT 2015 as /Gunship2
    wah40 Army Air Corps ZJ206 :
    wah41 2003 Army Air Corps ZJ207 : AAC DU041/WAH41; 2008 673(AHTU)Sqn./2Reg.
deployed with 3 other 656 Squadron airframes to HMS Oce+
    wah42 Army Air Corps ZJ208 : AAC DU042/WAH42; Feb04 asg 656Sqn. AAC Disforth
2007 3Reg.
    wah43 Army Air Corps ZJ209 : AAC DU043/WAH43; Feb04 asg 664Sqn. AAC Dishforth
2007 3Reg.
    wah44 Army Air Corps ZJ210 :
    wah45 Army Air Corps ZJ211 : AAC DU045/WAH45 in 2004 673(AHTU)Sqn./2Reg.
01jun12 pictured at RAF Odiham Families Day. Chinook ZA+
    wah46 Army Air Corps ZJ212 :
    wah47 Army Air Corps ZJ213 :
    wah48 Army Air Corps ZJ214 : AAC DU048/WAH48; 2008 673(AHTU)Sqn./2Reg.
    wah49 Army Air Corps ZJ215 :
    wah50 Army Air Corps ZJ216 : 27aug09 pictured on static display at RAF Benson Famili+
    wah51 Army Air Corps ZJ217 : AAC DU051/WAH51; 2008 673(AHTU)Sqn./2Reg.
    wah52 Army Air Corps ZJ218 : AAC; 09feb11 pictured at Norwich
    wah53 Army Air Corps ZJ219 :
    wah54 Army Air Corps ZJ220 : AAC DU054/WAH54 in 2008 673(AHTU)Sqn./2Reg.
    wah55 2002 Army Air Corps ZJ221 :
    wah56 Army Air Corps ZJ222 : AAC DU056/WAH56 in 2009 673(AHTU)Sqn.
ZJ222/673sqd pictured at RNAS Yeovilton
    wah57 Army Air Corps ZJ223 : AAC DU057/WAH57; Feb04 asg 656Sqn. AAC Disforth
2007 3Reg.
    wah58 Army Air Corps ZJ224 :
Feb04 asg 656Sqn. AAC Dishforth
    wah59 Army Air Corps ZJ225 :
Feb04 asg 656Sqn. AAC Disforth
    wah60 Army Air Corps ZJ226 : AAC DU060/WAH60; 2007 3Reg.; 2008 673(AHTU)Sqn./2Reg.
01sep13 pictured at Netheravon
    wah61 Army Air Corps ZJ227 :
Feb04 asg 656Sqn. AAC Disforth
    wah62 Army Air Corps ZJ228 :
Feb04 asg 656Sqn. AAC Disforth
    wah63 Army Air Corps ZJ229 : AAC
Feb04 asg 656Sqn. AAC Disforth
05dec12 Suffolk (AIS)
    wah64 Army Air Corps ZJ230 :
Feb04 asg 664Sqn. AAC Disforth
    wah65 Army Air Corps ZJ231 : AAC; 23mar05 pictured at Dishforth
    wah66 Army Air Corps ZJ232 :
Feb04 asg 664Sqn. AAC Disforth
    wah67 2004 Army Air Corps ZJ233 : AAC
656 Sq AAC embarked
deployed with 3 other 656 Squadron airframes to HMS Oce+
    67 C/N found.

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