Specifications for the
MBB Bo 105
Light Utility Civilian / Military Helicopter
Focus Model: MBB Bo 105CB
Country of Origin: Germany
Manufacturer: Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm (MBB) / Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter) - West Germany
Initial Year of Service: 1970
Production Total: 1,505
Length: 38.91 ft (11.86 m)
Width: 32.28 ft (9.84 m)
Height: 9.84ft (3.00 m)
Weight (Empty): 2,822 lb (1,280 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 5,291 lb (2,400 kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Allison 250-C20B turboshaft engines developing 420 shaft horsepower each and driving a four-blade main rotor and a two blade tail rotor.
Maximum Speed: 152 mph (245 kmh; 132 kts)
Maximum Range: 407 miles (655 km)
Service Ceiling: 16,998 ft (5,181 m; 3.2 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,773 feet-per-minute (540 m/min)
Hardpoints: 2 (AT variant)
Typically unarmed. Anti-Tank (AT) variant mounts 6 x Euromissile HOT / HOT 2 OR 8 x BGM-71 TOW Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGMs).
BO 105A - Initial Production Model; fitted with 2 x Allison 250-C18 turbine engines.
Albania; Argentina; Australia; Bahrain; Brunei; Canada; Chile; Ciskei; Colombia; West Germany; Germany, Indonesia, Iraq; Lesotho; Mexico; Netherlands; Nigeria; Peru; Philippines; Sierra Leone; South Africa; South Korea; Spain; Sweden; Trinidad and Tobago; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Uruguay;