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Bell 309 KingCobra

Index Bell 309 KingCobra

The Bell Model 309 KingCobra was an experimental attack helicopter developed by Bell Helicopter, based on the Bell AH-1 Cobra. [1]

21 relations: Advanced Attack Helicopter, Attack helicopter, Bell AH-1 Cobra, Bell AH-1 SuperCobra, Bell Helicopter, Bell YAH-63, BGM-71 TOW, Boeing AH-64 Apache, Folding-Fin Aerial Rocket, Gatling gun, List of attack aircraft, List of military aircraft of the United States, List of rotorcraft, Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne, Lycoming T55, M197 electric cannon, Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T, Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk, Turboshaft, United States Army, United States Army Aviation Museum.

Advanced Attack Helicopter

The Advanced Attack Helicopter (AAH) was a United States Army program to develop an advanced ground attack helicopter beginning in 1972.

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Attack helicopter

An attack helicopter is an armed helicopter with the primary role of an attack aircraft, with the capability of engaging targets on the ground, such as enemy infantry and armored fighting vehicles.

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Bell AH-1 Cobra

The Bell AH-1 Cobra is a two-blade, single-engine attack helicopter manufactured by Bell Helicopter. It was developed using the engine, transmission and rotor system of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois. A member of the prolific Huey family, the AH-1 is also referred to as the HueyCobra or Snake. The AH-1 was the backbone of the United States Army's attack helicopter fleet, but has been replaced by the AH-64 Apache in Army service. Upgraded versions continue to fly with the militaries of several other nations. The AH-1 twin-engine versions remain in service with United States Marine Corps (USMC) as the service's primary attack helicopter. Surplus AH-1 helicopters have been converted for fighting forest fires.

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Bell AH-1 SuperCobra

The Bell AH-1 SuperCobra is a twin-engine attack helicopter based on the United States Army's single-engine AH-1 Cobra.

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Bell Helicopter

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. is an American aerospace manufacturer headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Bell YAH-63

The Bell YAH-63 (Model 409) was an experimental attack helicopter for the Advanced Attack Helicopter (AAH) competition.

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BGM-71 TOW

The BGM-71 TOW ("Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided") is an American anti-tank missile.

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Boeing AH-64 Apache

The Boeing AH-64 Apache is an American twin-turboshaft attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew.

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Folding-Fin Aerial Rocket

The Mk 4 Folding-Fin Aerial Rocket (FFAR), also known as Mighty Mouse, was an unguided rocket used by United States military aircraft.

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Gatling gun

The Gatling gun is one of the best-known early rapid-fire spring loaded, hand cranked weapons and a forerunner of the modern machine gun.

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List of attack aircraft

This is a list of attack aircraft.

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List of military aircraft of the United States

This list of military aircraft of the United States includes prototype, pre-production, and operational types.

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List of rotorcraft

This is a list of rotorcraft, including helicopters, autogyros, rotor kites and convertiplanes.

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Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne

The Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne was an attack helicopter developed by Lockheed for the United States Army.

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Lycoming T55

The Lycoming T55 (Company designation Lycoming LTC-4) is a turboshaft engine used on American helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft (in turboprop form), since the 1950s.

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M197 electric cannon

The M197 electric cannon is a three-barreled electric Gatling-type rotary cannon used by the United States military.

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Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T

The Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T Twin-Pac is a turboshaft engine designed for helicopters.

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Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk

The Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk was a private-venture, prototype attack helicopter built in 1970 with Sikorsky Aircraft research and development (R&D) funds.

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Turboshaft

A turboshaft engine is a form of gas turbine that is optimized to produce shaft power rather than jet thrust.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Aviation Museum

The United States Army Aviation Museum is an aviation museum located on Fort Rucker near Daleville, Alabama.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_309_KingCobra

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