Westland WAH-64 Apache

Derived from Boeing AH-64D Apache
1998







Model




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.




Model News


British Merlin and Apache RTM322 Engines, 24-Jun-19 : #RTM322 Safran signed three-year contract extension with UK’ Ministry of Defence to support over 400 RTM322 engines used by Royal Navy Merlin and British Army Apache fleets

UK MoD £293M Contract for Apache Support, 17-Jan-19 : #Apache Leonardo (UK) Yeovil plant awarded 5-year £293 million MoD contract for support of the existing 50 Army Air Corps Apache AH1 to cover until retirement in 2024. AH-64E to enter service in 2022

AgustaWestland Renews with Critical Software, 15-Dec-14 : Critical Software announce that it has renewed its agreement with AgustaWestland until 2018. Over the last 10 years they have worked in the AW101, AW159 and Apache AH.1 programs.

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.

HIDAS-15, 01-Sep-13 : HIDAS is a Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aids System used by British Apache and Wildcat aircraft

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Specifications


Engine: 2 x RR RTM322 2200 shp
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
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List of Operators of Westland WAH-64 Apache


From Organisation with model WAH-64 Apache
2000
united kingdom Army Air Corps
    67 2000/   


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

67wah-64






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