BO 105 (MBB)
Gary's Combat Aircraft Reference Guide

FM 44-80:  BO-105


Country of Origin: Germany.
Similar Aircraft: OH-6 Cayuse, Defender 500MD, Alouette III, Mi-4 Hound.
Crew: Two.
Role: Observation, antitank utility.
Armament: HOT antitank missiles.
Dimensions: Length: 39 ft (11.84 m). Rotor diameter: 32 ft, 3 in (9.84 m).


Wings: Four-blade main rotor mounted above center of cabin. Antitank version has short, stubby, weapon-carrying outriggers on lower midsection.

Engine(s): Two turboshaft engines on top of fuselage.

Fuselage: Short, thick, oval-shaped, and rounded at nose and rear. Glassed-in cockpit. Landing skids.

Tail: Swept-back and tapered fin. Small rectangular fins mounted at the tips of the rectangular flats. Rotor on left.


Bahrain, Brunei, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Indonesia, Iraq, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Philippines, USA.

More BO-105 Art

GTA 44-2-18:  BO-105 Front
GTA 44-2-18:  BO-105 Side
GTA 44-2-18:  BO-105 Bottom
GTA 44-2-10:  BO-105