Sikorsky / Boeing RAH-66 Comanche

Reconnaissance / Attack Helicopter

Sikorsky / Boeing RAH-66 Comanche © Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
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The RAH-66 Comanche is a twin-engined two-seat advanced reconnaissance and attack helicopter developed by a joint venture between the American companies Boeing Helicopters and Sikorsky Aircraft. The RAH-66 Comanche was designed as a stealth helicopter with reduced Radar cross-section (RCS).
The RAH-66 Comanche program was cancelled by the US Army in 2004.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Turboshaft Engines
Engine ModelLHTEC T800-LHT-800
Engine Power (each)1166 kW1563 shp
Speed328 km/h177 kts
  204 mph
Service Ceiling4.572 m15.000 ft
Range485 km262 NM
302 mi.
Empty Weight4.218 kg9.300 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight5.597 kg12.339 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)5/Fenestron
Main Rotor Diameter11,90 m39 ft 1 in
Tail Rotor Diameter1,37 m4 ft 6 in
Rotor Disc Area111,2 m1197 ft
Length (Fuselage)13,22 m43 ft 4 in
Length14,28 m46 ft 10 in
Height3,37 m11 ft 1 in
First Flight04.01.1996
Production Statusno mass production
Total Production2
ICAO CodeH66
Data for (Version)Sikorsky/Boeing RAH-66 Comanche