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  • MBB Bo105


    The Bo 105 is a light, twin-engine, multi-purpose utility helicopter developed by Bolkow in late 1960s and enter production in 1970 by the recently merged Messerschmitt Bolkow Blohm (MBB) which became a part of Eurocopter in 1991. Bo105 production continue until 2001 when it was replaced by the ec135. 1500 units built.

    The Bo105 introduced a revolutionary hingeless rotor system, a pioneering innovation for helicopters.

    Bo105 News

    Glass Cockpit Upgrade for Indonesian Police Bo105, 07-Oct-22 : #Bo105 German company SPAES and PT Indonesia Defence Services upgrades a Indonesian Police Bo105 helicopter cockpit from analog to digital

    Bo105 Helicopter Cockpit Upgrade, 18-Jan-21 : #Bo105 German SPAES GmbH & Co. KG completed upgraded of Bo105 helicopter cockpit with Garmin G500H TXi layout using GTN 750 / 650 and GTX 345R avionics

    Bo105 Donated to North Bay’s Canadore College, 28-May-19 : #CanadoreCollege Canadore College in North Bay, Ontario was one of the ten training institutes that received a Bo105 helicopter retired from Canadian Coast Guard service

    More Ex Coast Guard Bo105 Donated to Colleges, 06-May-19 : #SAIT Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Calgary, Alberta and the Northern Lights College in Dawson Creek, British Columbia received former Canadian Coast Guard Bo105s. Eight other educational training institutions located across Canada have also received a donated helicopter

    Canadian Coast Guard Donated Ten Bo105, 15-Nov-18 : #Bo105 The Canadian Coast Guard has donated 10 retired Bo105 to educational institutions for hands-on training for mechanical and engineering programs

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    Derivatives & Versions

    Bo105A 1966 The first prototype never flew, when in August 1966 damaged when taxiing. First flight with second prototype bo105a was 16feb67.
    Bo105B 1967 third prototype with engine from MAN, first flight dec67.
    Bo105C 1972 Initial verstion powered by 2 Allison 250-C20 turbine engines
    Bo105D 1973 UK certified offshore version
    Bo105CB 1975 Powered by 2 Allison 250-C20B turbine engines
    IPTN nbo105 1976 Licence built in Indonesia. C/N used prefix N. Airframes listed under MBB Bo.105. 100 NBo.105CB 23 NBo.105CBS
    NBo105CB 1976 Bo.105CB built under license by IPTN in Indonesia
    Bo105CB-2 1977
    Bo105CBS 1977 Fuselage stretched by 30 cm
    They started with the stretched version in 1975. The production started from 1977
    Marketed in the USA as Twin Jet II.
    Bo105CBS-2 1977
    Bo105M 1979 VBH ( Verbindungshubschrauber; 'connection chopper') a light transport and surveillance helicopter for German Army
    CASA bo 105 1980 Assembled in Spain. C/N used prefix S-4. Airframes listed under MBB Bo.105
    Bo105P PAH-1 1980 Based on the improved airframe of the Bo 105M.
    Based on the improved airframe of the Bo 105M.
    Panzerabwehrhubschrauber ( german for Tank-defence helicopter ) for the West German Army in the Cold War as a mean to face a Warsaw Pact tank inv ...
    Bo105S 1980 Evolution from the Bo 105 C, with extended fuselage and new powerfull engines. Reinforced Main Transmision. Engines: Detroit Diesel Allison 250 - ...
    Bo105LS 1981 The LS stands Lift and Streched. Same fuselage as the CBS. This helicopter is for larger height be flown. Only a couple built in Germany, the mos ...
    Bo105CB-3 1985
    Bo105CB-4 1985
    Bo105CBS-4 1985
    Bo105DBS-4 1989
    Bo105CB-5 1990
    Bo105CBS-5 1990
    Bo105E-4 2006 Upgrades of former german Bo.105P to be donated to Albania

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