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  • Bell 209 AH-1 Cobra

    Bell AH-1S Cobra

    1976







    Model



    The US Army upgraded the AH-1G (and its modernization AH-1Q and AH-1R ) with a three step program called AH-1S.

    - Production AH-1S ( AH-1S Prod ) : 100 new built in 1977/78 with a seven-plane semiflat crew canopy and TOW missiles. Redesignated AH-1P

    - AH-1S Upgunned : 98 new built in 1978/79 equipped with the Enhanced Cobra Armament System (ECAS). Redesignated AH-1E

    - AH-1S Modernized : 140 new built in 1979/81 and 387 conv from AH-1G/Q/R. Redesignated AH-1F




    AH-1S Cobra News


    BLR FastFin System for the AH-1 Cobra, 05-Oct-15 : Helitech 2015 BLR Aerospace is flight testing the FastFin Tail Rotor Enhancement and Stability System on the AH-1 Cobra attack helicopter




    List of Operators of Bell AH-1S Cobra


    From Organisation with model AH-1S Cobra
    1967
    usa US Army Aviation
        209 AH-1 Cobra 1967/99
    1974
    israel Heil Ha'Avir
        209 AH-1 Cobra 1974/14
    1984
    pakistan Pakistan Army Aviation
        54 1984/   
    1988
    south korea Daehanminguk Yuk-gun
        81 1988/   
    1990
    thailand Royal Thai Army
        209 AH-1 Cobra 8 1990/   
    2003
    usa US Forest Service
        209 AH-1 Cobra 2003/   
    2006
    usa BLR Aerospace
        209 AH-1 Cobra 2006/   
    Construction Numbers on database of AH-1S Cobra

    38ah-1s