Bell UH-1B/1C Iroquois

Bell UH-1B/1C Iroquois
Type
Search and Rescue/Training
Manufacturer
Bell, USA
Number Ordered
7
First Delivered
09/03/1964
Last Delivered
04/10/1966
Length
42 feet
Height
14 feet 8 inches
Weights 4,520 lbs
Dimensions Wing Span: 48 feet (rotor)
Speed 127 mph
Range
344 nautical miles
Crew
2
Engines One 960 shp Lycoming T53-L-5 turboshaft
Performance
  • Initial Rate of Climb: 1,680 ft/min
  • Ceiling: 10,400 ft
Ships embarked in HMAS Tobruk (I)
Operated by
Naval Air Station Nowra

Note: Members of the Royal Australian Navy flew several variants of this aircraft in both the gunship and utility configuration as part of the RAN Helicopter Flight Vietnam and with 9 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force.