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OH-58D Kiowa Warrior – Reconnaissance / Attack Helicopter

Crew

2 - pilot and co-pilot / observe

Maiden Flight

6 October 1983

Length With Rotors Turning

42ft 2in

Width With Rotors Turning

35ft

Overall Height

7ft 10in

Empty Weight

3,829lb

Combat Mission Weight

5,189lb

Gross Weight

5,500lb

Crew

2 - pilot and co-pilot / observe

Maiden Flight

6 October 1983

Length With Rotors Turning

42ft 2in

Width With Rotors Turning

35ft

Overall Height

7ft 10in

Empty Weight

3,829lb

Combat Mission Weight

5,189lb

Gross Weight

5,500lb

Flight Capability

4,000ft at 95°F

Missiles

AGM-114 Hellfire anti-tank missiles and AIM-92 Stinger air-to-air missiles

Rockets

Hydra 70 rockets

Dash Speed

111kt

Vertical Rate of Climb

100ft/min

Gun

M296 .50-calibre (12.7mm) machine gun (a modified M2 Browning machine gun)

Maximum Range, Internal Fuel, 4,000ft at 95°F

145nm

Propulsion

1 x T703-AD-700 gas turbine engine, 650hsp

Rotor

4-blade main rotor<br />2-blade anti-torque rotor

Service Ceiling

15,000ft

Range

345 miles

Maximum Speed

149mph

Flight Capability

4,000ft at 95&#176;F

Dash Speed

111kt

Vertical Rate of Climb

100ft/min

Maximum Range, Internal Fuel, 4,000ft at 95&#176;F

145nm

Service Ceiling

15,000ft

Range

345 miles

Maximum Speed

149mph

Engine

1 x T703-AD-700 gas turbine engine, 650hsp

Rotors

4-blade main rotor<br />2-blade anti-torque rotor

Missiles

AGM-114 Hellfire anti-tank missiles and AIM-92 Stinger air-to-air missiles

Rockets

Hydra 70 rockets

Gun

M296 .50-calibre (12.7mm) machine gun (a modified M2 Browning machine gun)
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