Bell 209 AH-1 Cobra

Bell AH-1S Cobra

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

BLR FastFin System for the AH-1 Cobra

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

  List of Operators of AH-1S Cobra

Years Model Org
1967/99 209 AH-1 Cobra usa US Army Aviation
1974/14 209 AH-1 Cobra israel Heil Ha'Avir
1984-    pakistan Pakistan Army Aviation
1988-    south korea Daehanminguk Yuk-gun
1990-    209 AH-1 Cobra thailand Royal Thai Army
2003-    209 AH-1 Cobra usa US Forest Service

209 AH-1 Cobra usa BLR Aerospace

  Global Distribution of AH-1S Cobra


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