Bell AH-1G Cobra

 

 

 

Attribution

Attribution
Overview
Parent type Model 209/AH-1 Cobra
Variant *No Variant assigned
Design authority Bell Helicopter Company
Primary manufacturer Bell Helicopter Company
Key Characteristics
Operational status No longer flying
Max gross weight (ground)   105 4,309 n/a 4,309 n/a
Crew 2
Seating arrangement Tandem
Configuration
VTOL type Helicopter
Compound type None
Lift configuration Single main rotor
Control device type Tail rotor
Features
Number of engines 1
Number of propulsors 0
Number of lift devices 1
Number of control devices 1
Milestones associated with the Bell AH-1G Cobra
1967 First official combat mission of a Bell AH-1 Cobra (AH-1G)
1972 First recorded destruction of a tank by a helicopter (Bell AH-1G Cobra)

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Bell AH-1G Cobra

 

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United States Army No longer flying
United States Marine Corps No longer flying

Bell AH-1G Cobra

 

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Vertiflite, February 1969

USMC's First AH-1Gs Delivered

 

 

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Bell AH-1G Cobra

Aircraft Notes

Ref. Author(s) Title Source Date Type
39 Peoples, Kenneth Bell AH-1 Cobra Variants Aerofax, Arlington TX 1988 Book
  Aerofax Datagraph 4
40 U.S. Dept. of the Army Operator's Manual, Army Model AH-1G Helicopter Technical Manual TM 55-1520-221-10 1967 Report or Technical Manual
103 GEN Hamilton H. Howze (USA Ret.) Cobra Vertiflite, Vol. 13 No. 9 1967 Periodical
  "Special Report: World's First Attack Helicopter"
105 Mutza, Wayne Helicopter Gunships: Deadly Combat Weapon Systems Specialty Press 2010 Book
112 Diekmann, Vernon L. et al Production Validation Test - Government: Kaman K747 Improved Main Rotor Blade US Army Aviation Engineering Flight Activity, Edwards Air Force Base October 1979 Report or Technical Manual
  Defense Technical Information Center / USAAEFA Report No. 77-38. Contains specifications on K747 and B540 main rotor blades.
120 Harding, Stephen U.S. Army Aircraft Since 1947 Schiffer Publishing LTD, Atglen PA 1997 Book
121 Dunnigan, James Dirty Little Secrets of the Vietnam War St. Martin's Griffin Publishing May 2000 Book
119 Stellar, Fred et al Fuel Conservation Evaluation of U.S. Army Helicopters, Part 3: UH-1H Flight Testing US Army Aviation Research and Development Command, St. Louis MO August 1982 Report or Technical Manual