Hughes / McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64 Apache

Multi-Role Combat Helicopter

McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Dutch AF / Koninklijke Luchtmach © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Hughes / McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64 Apache is a twin-turboshaft-engined two-seat multi-role combat helicopter developed and initially produced by the US-American manufacturer Hughes Helicopters, later by McDonnell Douglas Corporation and today by the Boeing Defense, Space & Security Devision.
The current production model is marketed by Boeing as the AH-64D Apache Longbow. The AH-64 was also licence-built by the British manufacturer Westland.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelGeneral Electric T700-GE-701C
Engine Power (each)1417 kW1900 shp
Speed309 km/h167 kts
  192 mph
Service Ceiling6.401 m21.000 ft
Range400 km216 NM
249 mi.
Empty Weight4.657 kg10.267 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight8.006 kg19.855 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)4/4
Main Rotor Diameter14,60 m47 ft 11 in
Tail Rotor Diameter2,79 m9 ft 2 in
Rotor Disc Area167,4 m1802 ft
Length (Fuselage)14,97 m49 ft 1 in
Length17,30 m56 ft 9 in
Height4,20 m13 ft 9 in
First Flight30.09.1975
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeH64
Data for (Version)Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow
VariantsAH-64A, AH-64D, WAH-64 / AH.1

[Photo-ID: 12887] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64 Apache AH.1 , Royal Army Air Corps, ZJ226, c/n DU060/WAH60, Karsten Palt, 2016McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64 Apache AH.1
Royal Army Air Corps
Reg.: ZJ226
c/n: DU060/WAH60
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 2357] Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-17, c/n DN017, Karsten Palt, 2009McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2959] Hartmut Ehlers 2009-12-01
McDonnell Douglas AH-64D, Singapore Air Force, 068, c/n SN019, Hartmut Ehlers, 2009McDonnell Douglas
AH-64D
Singapore Air Force
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c/n: SN019
 
Preparing for a spectacular fly-past in close tandem with Singapore Air Force F-16CJ no. 645.
LIMA 2009 [Pulau Langkawi - International (WMKL / LGK)]
[Photo-ID: 5606] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-05, c/n DN005, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 11980] Karsten Palt 2001-07-27
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-09, c/n DN009, Karsten Palt, 2001McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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c/n: DN009
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2001 [Royal Air Force Station Cottesmore (EGXJ)]
[Photo-ID: 11981] Karsten Palt 2001-07-27
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-09, c/n DN009, Karsten Palt, 2001McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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c/n: DN009
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2001 [Royal Air Force Station Cottesmore (EGXJ)]
[Photo-ID: 5607] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-13, c/n DN013, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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c/n: DN013
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 5608] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-17, c/n DN017, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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c/n: DN017
 
Demo c/s
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 5609] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-17, c/n DN017, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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c/n: DN017
 
Demo c/s
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 5610] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-17, c/n DN017, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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c/n: DN017
 
Demo c/s
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 5611] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-17, c/n DN017, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: Q-17
c/n: DN017
 
Demo c/s
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 12888] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-18, c/n DN018, Karsten Palt, 2016McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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c/n: DN018
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 12889] Karsten Palt 2016-07-09
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-18, c/n DN018, Karsten Palt, 2016McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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c/n: DN018
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2016 [RAF Fairford (EGVA / FFD)]
[Photo-ID: 3280] Karsten Palt 2010-06-18
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-19, c/n DN019, Karsten Palt, 2010McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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c/n: DN019
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2010 [Gilze-Rijen (EHGR)]
[Photo-ID: 3281] Karsten Palt 2010-06-18
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-19, c/n DN019, Karsten Palt, 2010McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: Q-19
c/n: DN019
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2010 [Gilze-Rijen (EHGR)]
[Photo-ID: 5612] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-23, c/n DN023, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
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c/n: DN023
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 5613] Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing AH-64D Apache, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, Q-25, c/n DN025, Karsten Palt, 2011McDonnell Douglas / Boeing
AH-64D Apache
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: Q-25
c/n: DN025
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 27] Karsten Palt 2006-06-17
Boeing - Vertol AH-64DN , Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, , c/n , Karsten Palt, 2006Boeing - Vertol
AH-64DN
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2006 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]