MBB, Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm Bo 105

Light Utility Helicopter

MBB Bo 105P-1 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The MBB Bo 105 is a light twin-engined utility helicopter produced by the German manufacturer Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (today Eurocopter).
Crew1 / 2
Passengers4
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelAllison 250-C20B
Engine Power (each)313 kW420 shp
max. Cruise Speed241 km/h130 kts
  150 mph
max. Speed (vne)269 km/h145 kts
  167 mph
Service Ceiling5.182 m17.000 ft
Rate of climb480 m/min1575 ft/min
Range550 km297 NM
342 mi.
Empty Weight1.256 kg2.769 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.400 kg5.291 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)4/24/2
Main Rotor Diameter9,84 m32,3 ft
Tail Rotor Diameter1,90 m6,2 ft
Rotor Disc Area76,0 m²818 ft²
Length (Fuselage)8,56 m28,1 ft
Length11,86 m38,9 ft
Height3,00 m9,8 ft
First Flight23.02.1963
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1967-2009
Total Production>1600
ICAO CodeB105
FAA TCDSH3EU
EASA TCDSR.011
Data for (Version)MBB Bo 105 CB
VariantsBo 105 A, Bo 105 C (C23, CB, CB-4, CB-5), Bo 105 S (CS, CBS, CBS-4, CBS-5), Bo 105 LS A-1, Bo 105 LS A-3, Bo 105 D (D, DS, DB, DB-4, DBS, DBS-4, DBS-5), Bo 105 M, Bo 105 P

[Photo-ID: 7747] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-01
MBB Bo 105, MBB, D-HAJY, c/n V-3,© Karsten Palt, 2013MBB
Bo 105
MBB
Reg.: D-HAJY
c/n: V-3
 
Prototype 3
Hubschraubermuseum Bueckeburg [Bueckeburg]
[Photo-ID: 7748] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-01
MBB Bo 105, MBB, D-HAJY, c/n V-3,© Karsten Palt, 2013MBB
Bo 105
MBB
Reg.: D-HAJY
c/n: V-3
 
Prototype 3
Hubschraubermuseum Bueckeburg [Bueckeburg]
[Photo-ID: 806] © Mike Vallentin 2008-05-28
MBB Bo 105C, The Flying Bulls, D-HTDM, c/n S-140,© Mike Vallentin, 2008MBB
Bo 105C
The Flying Bulls
Reg.: D-HTDM
c/n: S-140
 
ILA Berlin 2008 [Berlin - Schönefeld (EDDB / SXF)]
[Photo-ID: 4442] © Karsten Palt 2011-01-02
MBB Bo 105CB, BMI - Luftrettung, D-HDEG, c/n S-139,© Karsten Palt, 2011MBB
Bo 105CB
BMI - Luftrettung
Reg.: D-HDEG
c/n: S-139
 
ex Christoph 15
Museum für Luftfahrt und Technik [Wernigerode]
[Photo-ID: 5619] © Karsten Palt 2011-09-16
MBB Bo 105CB, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, B-77, c/n S-277  ,© Karsten Palt, 2011MBB
Bo 105CB
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: B-77
c/n: S-277  
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2011 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 11939] © Karsten Palt 2001-07-27
MBB Bo 105CB, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, B-77, c/n S-277 ,© Karsten Palt, 2001MBB
Bo 105CB
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: B-77
c/n: S-277
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2001 [Royal Air Force Station Cottesmore (EGXJ)]
[Photo-ID: 2474] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-25
MBB Bo 105CB-4, Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, B-37, c/n S-237,© Karsten Palt, 2009MBB
Bo 105CB-4
Royal Netherlands AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht
Reg.: B-37
c/n: S-237
 
Militaire Luchtvaart Museum [Soesterberg]
[Photo-ID: 2018] © Karsten Palt 2009-04-05
MBB Bo 105CBS, Polizei Hessen, D-HAZY, c/n S-832,© Karsten Palt, 2009MBB
Bo 105CBS
Polizei Hessen
Reg.: D-HAZY
c/n: S-832
 
[Frankfurt am Main (EDDF / FRA)]
[Photo-ID: 3064] © Karsten Palt 2010-02-05
MBB Bo 105CBS-4, ADAC, D-HLFB, c/n S-868,© Karsten Palt, 2010MBB
Bo 105CBS-4
ADAC
Reg.: D-HLFB
c/n: S-868
 
displayed as D-HILF
Besucherpark / Visitors Park MUC [Munich / München (EDDM / MUC)]
[Photo-ID: 980] © Karsten Palt 2008-06-21
MBB Bo 105CBS-4, ANWB Medical Air Assistance, PH-KHD, c/n S-324,© Karsten Palt, 2008MBB
Bo 105CBS-4
ANWB Medical Air Assistance
Reg.: PH-KHD
c/n: S-324
 
Nationaal Luchtvaart-Themapark Aviodrome [Lelystad (EHLE / LEY)]
[Photo-ID: 3371] © Karsten Palt 2010-06-11
MBB Bo 105CBS-4, Flying Bulls, D-HTDM, c/n S-140,© Karsten Palt, 2010MBB
Bo 105CBS-4
Flying Bulls
Reg.: D-HTDM
c/n: S-140
 
ILA Berlin 2010 [Berlin - Schönefeld (EDDB / SXF)]
[Photo-ID: 7749] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-01
MBB Bo 105CBS-4, Flying Bulls, D-HTDM, c/n S-140,© Karsten Palt, 2013MBB
Bo 105CBS-4
Flying Bulls
Reg.: D-HTDM
c/n: S-140
 
Hubschraubermuseum Bueckeburg [Bueckeburg]
[Photo-ID: 3156] © Karsten Palt 2010-01-31
MBB Bo 105HGH, MBB, D-HAPE, c/n V-4,© Karsten Palt, 2010MBB
Bo 105HGH
MBB
Reg.: D-HAPE
c/n: V-4
 
Prototype
Deutsches Museum [Munich / München]
[Photo-ID: 10701] © Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
MBB (CASA) Bo 105LOH, Spanish Air Force, HR.15-21, c/n S4-460,© Karsten Palt, 2014MBB (CASA)
Bo 105LOH
Spanish Air Force
Reg.: HR.15-21
c/n: S4-460
 
Museo del Aire [Madrid]
[Photo-ID: 1899] © Karsten Palt 2009-04-04
MBB Bo 105M, DRF, D-HMMM, c/n S-151,© Karsten Palt, 2009MBB
Bo 105M
DRF
Reg.: D-HMMM
c/n: S-151
 
Luftfahrtmuseum Manfred Pflumm [Schwenningen (EDTS)]
[Photo-ID: 1069] © Karsten Palt 2008-07-11
MBB Bo 105M, German Army Aviation / Heer, 81+00, c/n 5100,© Karsten Palt, 2008MBB
Bo 105M
German Army Aviation / Heer
Reg.: 81+00
c/n: 5100
 
The Helicopter Museum [Weston-super-Mare]
[Photo-ID: 3289] © Karsten Palt 2010-06-18
MBB Bo 105P1, German Army Aviation / Heer, 86+02, c/n 6002,© Karsten Palt, 2010MBB
Bo 105P1
German Army Aviation / Heer
Reg.: 86+02
c/n: 6002
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2010 [Gilze-Rijen (EHGR)]
[Photo-ID: 853] © Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
MBB Bo 105P1, German Army Aviation / Heer, 86+25, c/n 6025,© Karsten Palt, 2008MBB
Bo 105P1
German Army Aviation / Heer
Reg.: 86+25
c/n: 6025
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 3290] © Karsten Palt 2010-06-18
MBB Bo 105P1, German Army Aviation / Heer, 86+25, c/n 6025,© Karsten Palt, 2010MBB
Bo 105P1
German Army Aviation / Heer
Reg.: 86+25
c/n: 6025
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2010 [Gilze-Rijen (EHGR)]
[Photo-ID: 2312] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
MBB Bo 105P1, German Army Aviation / Heer, 86+34, c/n 6034,© Karsten Palt, 2009MBB
Bo 105P1
German Army Aviation / Heer
Reg.: 86+34
c/n: 6034
 
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 82] © Karsten Palt 2006-08-26
MBB Bo 105P1, German Army Aviation / Heer, 86+55, c/n 60555,© Karsten Palt, 2006MBB
Bo 105P1
German Army Aviation / Heer
Reg.: 86+55
c/n: 60555
 
Spottersday - Airday MFG3 2006 [Nordholz - Fliegerhorst (ETMN / NDZ)]
[Photo-ID: 3372] © Karsten Palt 2010-06-11
MBB Bo 105P1, German Army Aviation / Heer, 87+98, c/n 6198,© Karsten Palt, 2010MBB
Bo 105P1
German Army Aviation / Heer
Reg.: 87+98
c/n: 6198
 
ILA Berlin 2010 [Berlin - Schönefeld (EDDB / SXF)]
[Photo-ID: 5722] © Karsten Palt 2011-03-24
MBB Bo 105S, Heli Service International, D-HAAO, c/n S-626,© Karsten Palt, 2011MBB
Bo 105S
Heli Service International
Reg.: D-HAAO
c/n: S-626
 
[Wilhelmshaven-Mariensiel (EDWI / WVN)]
[Photo-ID: 3476] © Karsten Palt 2010-06-12
MBB Bo 105c, German Army Aviation / Heer, 98+20, c/n S.90,© Karsten Palt, 2010MBB
Bo 105c
German Army Aviation / Heer
Reg.: 98+20
c/n: S.90
 
Luftwaffenmuseum [Berlin - Gatow]