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Hughes TH-55 Osage

United States (1961)

Detailing the development and operational history of the Hughes TH-55 Osage Light Utility Helicopter.

 Entry last updated on 10/6/2016; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com



  Hughes TH-55 Osage  
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Around 2,800 examples of the nimble little Hughes TH-55 Osage were produced from 1961 to 1983.

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Any available statistics for the Hughes TH-55 Osage Light Utility Helicopter are showcased in the areas immediately below. Categories include basic specifications covering country-of-origin, operational status, manufacture(s) and total quantitative production. Other qualities showcased are related to structural values (namely dimensions), installed power and standard day performance figures, installed or proposed armament and mission equipment (if any), global users (from A-to-Z) and series model variants (if any).
Hughes Model 269A Specifications
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United States
Year: 1961
Type: Light Utility Helicopter
Manufacturer(s): Hughes Helictopers - USA
Production: 2,800
Supported Mission Types
Air-to-Air
Interception
Unmanned
Ground Attack
Close-Air Support
Training
Anti-Submarine
Anti-Ship
Airborne Early Warning
MEDEVAC
Electronic Warfare
Maritime/Navy
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
Passenger Industry
VIP Travel
Business Travel
Search/Rescue
Recon/Scouting
Special Forces
X-Plane/Development
Structural
Crew: 2
Length: 28.87 ft (8.8 m)
Width: 24.93 ft (7.60 m)
Height: 7.87 ft (2.40 m)
Empty Weight: 893 lb (405 kg)
MTOW: 1,554 lb (705 kg)


Installed Power
1 x Lycoming HIO-360-B1A engine developing 180 horsepower while driving a three-bladed main rotor and two-bladed tail rotor.

Standard Day Performance
Maximum Speed: 90 mph (145 kph; 78 kts)
Maximum Range: 234 mi (376 km; 203 nm)
Service Ceiling: 14,633 ft (4,460 m; 2.77 mi)


Armament
None.

Operators List
Algeria; Brazil; Colombia; Costa Rica; Haiti; Honduras; India; Japan; Sierra Leone; Spain; Sweden; Taiwan; Thailand; Turkey; United States

Series Model Variants
• TH-55 "Osage"
• Model 269
• Model 269A
• Model 300
• Model 300C


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