Hughes OH-6A Cayuse

 

Nicknamed 'Loach' for Light Observation Helicopter

 

 

Attribution
Overview
Parent type OH-6
Variant *No Variant assigned
Design authority Hughes Helicopters
Primary manufacturer Hughes Helicopters
Key Characteristics
Operational status Operational
Crew 1
Seating arrangement Side-by-side
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 Hughes OH-6A Cayuse
1963 First flight of the Hughes Model 369/YOH-6A (LOH competitor)
1965 Light Observation Helicopter (LOH) contract awarded to Hughes OH-6A
1981 First flight of a NOTAR equipped helicopter

Hughes OH-6A Cayuse

 

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Hughes OH-6A Cayuse

 

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Vertiflite, April 1969

Vietnam Vet OH-6A Ready for Commercial Role as New 500 Helicopter

 

 

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Hughes OH-6A Cayuse

 

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Hughes OH-6A Cayuse

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