Gary's Combat Aircraft Reference Guide

FM 44-80:  UH-1


Country of Origin: USA.
Also Known As: "Huey"
Similar Aircraft: UH-1N Model 212, OH-58 Kiowa, Lynx, Hirundo A109.
Crew: Two.
Role: Utility transport (seven equipped troops).
Armament: Missiles, rockets, machine guns.
Dimensions: Length: 42 ft (12.79 m). Rotor diameter: 48 ft (14.64 m).


The UH-1 Iroquois is a single-turbine-engine, single-rotor utility helicopter with a skid-type landing gear. The UH-1 is used for aerial fire support, aerial command posts, light tactical transport, medical evacuation, and electronic surveillance.


Wings: Dual-blade main rotor mounted over the cabin.

Engine(s): One turboshaft on top rear of cabin.

Fuselage: Long, oval body, with tapered rear. Rounded nose. Stepped-up cockpit. Swell in center of cabin. Landing skids.

Tail: Mid-mounted, rectangular flats with square tips. Swept-back fin with rotor on the left.


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More UH-1 Art

GTA 44-2-18:  UH-1 Front
GTA 44-2-18:  UH-1 Side
GTA 44-2-18:  UH-1 Bottom
GTA 44-2-10:  UH-1
FM 1-114:  UH-1