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The helicopter Bolkow Bo 46. Specifications. A photo.
The helicopter Bolkow Bo 46. Specifications. A photo.

The helicopter Bolkow Bo 46. Specifications. A photo.


Bolkow Bo 46 - German high-speed multi-purpose helicopter, developed in 1964, the aircraft manufacturer «Bolkow».


Bolkow Bo 46a photo


The helicopter Bolkow Bo 46 became German aviarazrabotchikami designed in the early 60-ies of the last century. The main purpose of this aircraft was an attempt to design a multi-purpose high-speed aircraft, able to be used both in civil and military aviation, however, due to the fact that the project has become very expensive for the entire release period, the German aircraft manufacturers was established only three copies of this model, including one prototype and two production variants.

Its first test flight of the aircraft model Bolkow Bo 46 1964 has made in January of the year, however, the project was technically improved and in fact, in the actual production and not received, although in essence, aircraft manufacturers simply expecting incoming orders from potential customers.


A photoBolkow Bo 46


The aircraft Bolkow Bo 46 is a two-seater aircraft having high maneuverability and the ability to move at high speeds, which in turn provided him certain prospects for future reference. However, due to inability to be carried aboard any cargo or passengers more same project and could not be interested buyers.

If necessary, the aircraft can be used as air surveillance, as a patrol agents, or else as a means for the pursuit of ground vehicles (as a police aircraft). This was mainly contributed to a powerful gas turbine power plant helicopter, consisting of one aircraft engine brand Turboméca Turmo IIIB, the ability to develop traction in 800 hp Maximum airspeed of an aircraft Bolkow Bo 46 320 of km \ h., That taking into account the time of production is very high rate, while the distance at which a helicopter could carry out flights, limited 810 kilometers.

The helicopter Bolkow Bo 46 can accelerate to high speeds in many respects due to the special aerodynamic shape, which also provides aircraft and high maneuverability.


HelicopterBolkow Bo 46


In the cockpit of the helicopter can accommodate only two people - a pilot and a passenger, thus, kakih-libo special features of this aircraft lacks, though aircraft manufacturers and does not exclude the possibility that the capacity of the aircraft may be further extended, and there will, in among other things, the opportunity to be placed on board a small cargo weighing up to 1,5 tons.


Specifications Bolkow Bo 46.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Capacity: 1 people;
  • helicopter length: 11,28 m .;
  • The height of the helicopter: 2,46 m .;
  • The diameter of the rotor: 10 m .;
  • Weight of empty helicopter: 1250 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 2400 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 280 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 320 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 810 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4200 m .;
  • Powerplant: Turboméca Turmo IIIB;
  • Power: 800 hp



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