Combat Helicopter Made in Indonesia Named GANDIWA.
Because the helicopter is equipped with heavy weaponry, sometimes referred to as a helicopter gunship. Because helicopters can also be used to attack, then commonly referred to as attack helicopters (attackt helicopter).
Weapons used on attack helicopters can include autocannons, machine–guns, rockets, and missiles like Hellfire. Moreover this helicopter is also capable of carrying air-to-air missiles, though mostly for purposes of self defense. In general, Air Combat Helicopter has two main tasks:
To provide direct air support for ground troops and precise.
As an anti–tank, where the task is to destroy enemy armored vehicles miilik.
Design Development GANDIWA combat helicopter is a helicopter configuration with 2 crew ( 1 pilot and 1 co-pilot/gunner ) with tandem position . The helicopter has two engines and one with a four-blade composite bearingless main rotor (main rotor ) and one tail rotor ( tail rotor ) . The helicopter is also equipped with a wing pylon to support the weapons he was carrying .
Crew : 2 ( pilot , and co-pilot/gunner )
Length: 56 ft 1 in ( 17.1 m )
Rotor diameter : 46 ft 0 in ( 14.0 m )
Disc area : 1,662 ft ² ( 154.4 m² )
Empty weight : 6.789 lb ( 3,079 kg )
Max takeoff weight : 11,900 lb ( 5.397 kg )
Powerplant : 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada . PT6T 3BE Twin – Pac turboshafts , 900 shp ( 671 kW ) each
Fuselage length : 43 ft ( 13.1 m )
Maximum speed : 140 knots ( 259 km / h )
Cruise speed : 122 knots ( 226 km / h )
Range : 402 nmi ( 745 km )
Service ceiling : 20,000 ft ( 6,096 m )
Rate of climb : 1,350 ft / min ( 6.86 m / s )
Power / mass : 0.2263 hp / lb ( 437 W / kg )
Guns : 1 × 30 × 113 mm ( 1:18 × 4:45 in ) M230 Chain Gun with 1,200 rounds
Hardpoints : Four pylon stations on the stub wings .
Rockets : Hydra 70 70 mm , and 70 mm CRV7 air-to – ground rockets
Missiles : Typically AGM – 114 Hellfire variants ; AIM – 92 Stinger may also be Carried .