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BO 105  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 13 October 1970
Maiden Flight: 16 February 1967
Total Production: 1,406
Also Known As: BO 105A, BO 105C, BO 105CB, BO 105CBS, BO 105E4, BO 105L, BO 105LS, BO 105LS A3 Superlifter, BO 105LSA, BO 105M, BO 105P, HKP9, NBO 105, PAH-1 and VBH
Origin: Germany
Corporations: Airbus Helicopters
Parent System: BO 105
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 13 October 1970
Maiden Flight: 16 February 1967
Total Production: 1,406
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Description: BO 105 is a twin-engine, light, multi-role helicopter suitable for both civil and military applications. As a military aircraft BO 105 serves as observation, medical evacuation, utility and anti-tank attack helicopter. It is powered by two Allison 250 turboshafts each rated at 550-shp and driving a four bladed main rotor. Configured as an attack helicopter BO 105 can be equipped with HOT, TOW or Stringer missile systems. The German Army is the largest operator having ordered 212 BO 105P armed with HOT/HOT 2 anti-armor missiles. German BO 105Ps are also know as the PAH-1. Germany also purchased 100 BO 105M reconnaissance helicopters under VBH designation. Spain and Sweden also employ this aircraft as attack helicopter. Currently, Germany and Spain are replacing their aging BO105s by high performance Eurocopter Tiger combat helicopter.

In April 2006 the Albanian Ministry of Defense signed a contract with Eurocopter for 12 modernized BO 105M helicopters delivered as a gift by the German government. These helicopters were upgraded to the BO 105E-4 standard and were intended to aid Albania into its NATO membership transition.

BO 105 Applications


Auxiliary Vessels Sierra Fighting Ships Almirante Padilla

BO 105 Specifications

Crew: 2
Main Rotor Blades: 4
Number of Engines: 2
Troops: 3
Dimensions
Height: 3 meter (9.84 foot)
Length: 11.9 meter (39.0 foot)
Main Rotor Diameter: 9.80 meter (32.2 foot)
Width: 2.50 meter
Performance
Ceiling: 3,000 meter (9,843 foot)
Max Range: 900 kilometer (486 nautical mile)
Power
Max Power at TakeOff: 1,100 shp
Speed
Cruise Speed: 57 mps (205 kph)
Top Speed at High Altitude: 67 mps (242 kph)
Weight
Max Takeoff Weight: 2,600 kilogram (5,732 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

BO 105 News

There are 4 news between
12 Apr 2006 and 19 Jan 2012
Thursday, January 19, 2012Patria to Supply Wide-ranging Helicopter Services to the Swedish Armed Forces
Thursday, March 1, 2007Rolls-Royce and CALSTAR Join to Upgrade BO105 Fleet
Friday, February 16, 2007BO 105 Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Wednesday, April 12, 2006Albanian Ministry of Defense Purchases 12 BO105 helicopters

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Canada?
YearHoldings
20120
Germany?
Includes 212 PAH-1s.
YearHoldings
201525
201456BO-105 PAH-1
2013110BO-105 PAH-1
2012138BO-105 PAH-1
2011145
2010160
2009163
2008165
2007168
2006189
Sweden?
YearHoldings
20130

Grand Total 1223
Defensive Weapons
BGM-71A TOWx8
FIM-92 Stingerx4
HOTx6
Propulsion Systems
Model 250-C20x2
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