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UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter


Two plus eight troops / passengers

Length with Both Rotors Rotating

13.014m (42.7ft)

Fuselage Length

10.18m (33.4ft)

Height, to Top of Rotor Head

3.44m (11.3ft)

Fuselage Width

1.73m (5.7ft)

Main Rotor Diameter

11m (36.1ft)

Tail Rotor Diameter

1.95m (6.4ft)


2 x Turbomeca Arriel 1E2 engines

Maximum Altitude

5,486m (18,000ft)

Fast Cruise Speed


Range at Sea Level

685km (370nm)

Maximum Take-Off Weight

3,585kg (7,903lb)

Maximum Weight with External Load

3,585kg (7,903lb)

Maximum Underslung Load


Useful Load

1,793kg (3,953lb)


2 x Turbomeca Arriel 1E2 engines


2 x 738shp

Hover Ceiling, In Ground Effect

3,444.24m (11,300ft)

Hover Ceiling, Out of Ground Effect

2,743.2m (9,000ft)

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