Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (Modell 369)

Light Utility Helicopter

Hughes YOH-6A Cayuse United States Army 67-16506 0891 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Hughes OH-6 Cayuse is a single-engine two-seat light observation and utility helicopter produced by the US-American manufacturer Hughes Helicopters, Inc..
The Hughes OH-6 were produced under licence by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Japan.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Turboshaft Engine
Engine ModelAllison T63-A-5A
Engine Power263 kW353 shp
Speed235 km/h127 kts
  146 mph
Service Ceiling4.877 m16.000 ft
Range665 km359 NM
413 mi.
Empty Weight524 kg1.155 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.225 kg2.701 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)4/2
Main Rotor Diameter8,03 m26 ft 4 in
Tail Rotor Diameter1,40 m4 ft 7 in
Rotor Disc Area50,6 m545 ft
Length (Fuselage)7,60 m24 ft 11 in
Length9,24 m30 ft 4 in
Height2,48 m8 ft 2 in
First Flight23.02.1963
Production Statusout of production
Total Production>4000
ICAO CodeH500
Data for (Version)Hughes OH-6A
VariantsOH-6A, OH-6B, OH-6J, EH-6B, MH-6B, TH-6B, AH-6C, MH-6C

[Photo-ID: 11069] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Hughes OH-6A, United States Army, 67-16381, c/n 0766, Karsten Palt, 2015Hughes
OH-6A
United States Army
Reg.: 67-16381
c/n: 0766
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11305] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Hughes OH-6A, United States Army, 68-17252, c/n 1212, Karsten Palt, 2015Hughes
OH-6A
United States Army
Reg.: 68-17252
c/n: 1212
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11306] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Hughes OH-6A, United States Army, 68-17252, c/n 1212, Karsten Palt, 2015Hughes
OH-6A
United States Army
Reg.: 68-17252
c/n: 1212
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 4358] Karsten Palt 2011-06-30
Hughes OH-6A (500M/369HM), Royal Danish Army, H-245, c/n 24-0245M, Karsten Palt, 2011Hughes
OH-6A (500M/369HM)
Royal Danish Army
Reg.: H-245
c/n: 24-0245M
 
Danmarks Flymuseum [Stauning]
[Photo-ID: 1068] Karsten Palt 2008-07-11
Hughes YOH-6A Cayuse, United States Army, 67-16506, c/n 891, Karsten Palt, 2008Hughes
YOH-6A Cayuse
United States Army
Reg.: 67-16506
c/n: 891
 
2. Prototype
The Helicopter Museum [Weston-super-Mare]