YOU TUBE - Helicopter Types
First all-weather military helicopter aircraft used in Europe. Agusta A 129 Mangusta
Anti-submarine helicopter aircraft using a P&W Turbo Twin Pac engine. Agusta-Bell AB.212ASW
First dedicated attack helicopter aircraft ever built. Bell AH-1 Cobra
Latest USMC attack helicopter aircraft. Bell AH-1Z Viper
Attack helicopter aircraft, designed and built in South Africa. Denel AH-2
Fast experimental military helicopter aircraft. Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne
The primary U.S. Army attack helicopter aircraft. Boeing AH-64 Apache
Helicopter aircraft that could fly at supersonic speeds. Bell Airwolf From TV show
Small rescue helicopter aircraft known for high altitude operations and precise handling. Aerospatiale Alouette II
Larger, more powerful, higher flying rescue helicopter aircraft, successor to the Alouette II Aerospatiale Alouette III
Latest, more powerful version of the Puma, a large helicopter aircraft used for off shore oil rig and VIP transport. Aerospatiale AS 332 Super Puma
Popular TV news small helicopter aircraft sold in 43 countries around the world. Eurocopter AS 350 Ecureuil
Relatively small, inexpensive, solid performing utility helicopter aircraft. Eurocopter AS 355
Versatile medium size utility helicopter aircraft used in military and civil aviation around the world. Eurocopter AS 532 Cougar
Civilian passenger helicopter aircraft, holds the helicopter speed record for circumnavigating the earth. Agusta Westland AW109 Grand
Medium size utility helicopter aircraft used by companies and governments throughout the world. Agusta Westland AW139
Latest tiltrotor helicopter rotorcraft aircraft that should start deliveries to clients in 2016. Agusta Westland AW609
Popular two seat light helicopter aircraft produced since 1953. Brantly B-2
Civilian helicopter aircraft version of the widely used military helicopter. Bell 205
Civilian passenger helicopter aircraft. First helicopter ever to fly around the earth. Bell 206 Jet Ranger
Latest military helicopter aircraft twin engine version of the original Huey. Bell 212
Powerful medium size utility helicopter aircraft developed from the UH-1. Bell 214
Largest heavy lift helicopter aircraft of the Bell series with twin engines, once used by the Iraq military against Iran. Bell 214ST
First U.S. light civilian helicopter aircraft. Bell 222
Medium light single engine utility helicopter aircraft with four blade main rotor known for its smooth hover. Bell 407
Latest improved version of the 212 series military helicopter aircraft. Bell 412
The first British RAF twin engine, tandem rotor transport helicopter aircraft. Bristol Belvedere
German - Japanese joint production helicopter often used as an air ambulance rescue helicopter aircraft. MBB/Kawasaki BK 117
The first production helicopter aircraft with a rigid rotor system, used by the military. MBB Eurocopter BO 105
Civilian transport version of their Chinook helicopter aircraft. Boeing 234
Twin piston engine U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and USMC transport assault helicopter aircraft that was the largest
U.S. military helicopter aircraft from from 1953 to 1961. Sikorsky CH-37 Mojave
Main USMC medium transport helicopter aircraft since 1964. Boeing CH-46 Sea Knight
Mainstay medium transport helicopter aircraft for the U.S. Army since 1962. Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Largest helicopter aircraft ever produced in the U.S. used by the military. Sikorsky CH-53 Super Stallion
Large, heavy lift helicopter aircraft, a record holder. Sikorsky CH-54/S-64 Sky Crane
Civilian helicopter aircraft of the CH-46 Sea Knight. Columbia 107
Popular twin engine, Fenstron equipped, utility helicopter aircraft. Eurocopter Dauphin
Popular low cost light small utility helicopter aircraft in use around the world. Eurocopter EC 120
Said to be the quietest small helicopter aircraft. Eurocopter EC 135
Twin engine, medium size rescue helicopter aircraft. Eurocopter EC 145
Latest Puma utility helicopter aircraft. Eurocopter EC225
(now Agusta Westland AW101) Large helicopter aircraft used for ASW, SAR, mine detecting, utility, and as a VIP transport. EH Industries EH101 Merlin
World's first helicopter aircraft to be used for transport. Focke Achgelis FA-223 Drach
First helicopter aircraft used successfully by Germany in WW II for reconnaissance by its Navy and for SAR missions by the Luftwaffe. Flettner FL 282 Kolibri
The world's first helicopter aircraft that was fully controllable. Focke Wulf FW-61
Said to be the world's smallest helicopter aircraft, although none have been seen flying. Compcop G-1
Light helicopter aircraft flown by the British Blue Eagles team. Aerospatiale Gazelle
Recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the smallest helicopter aircraft. GEN H-4
The first dedicated rescue helicopter aircraft. Sikorsky H-5 Dragonfly
Bell H-13 Sioux First medivac helicopter aircraft assigned to Korean MASH hospitals.
First ever U.S. helicopter to fly non-stop coast to coast; a cargo transport helicopter aircraft. Piasecki H-21
Kaman Used by the U.S.A.F. as a rescue helicopter aircraft and as an air tanker starting in the 1950's. HH-43 Huskie
Latest U.S.A.F. rescue helicopter aircraft. Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk
US Coast Guard rescue helicopter aircraft. Eurocopter HH-65A Dolphin
Piasecki HRP-1 The original rescue helicopter aircraft, employing tandem rotors.
The basis for one of the most successful light small helicopter aircraft families. Hughes/Schweizer 300
Piasecki HUP Retriever Rescue helicopter aircraft that flew with the U.S. Army, Marines, and Navy. Best known for rescuing downed Naval aviators, it was also used as a transport and ASW helicopter.
Kamov Ka-25 Used by Russia for submarine detection, SAR, and as a transport helicopter aircraft.
Kamov Ka-26 Utility helicopter aircraft with a wide range of missions, especially agriculture.
co-axial utility helicopter aircraft. Kamov Ka-27
Kamov Ka-32 Utility helicopter aircraft exported around the world by Russia.
Military attack helicopter aircraft. First helicopter with jet fighter-like ejection seats. Kamov Ka-50 Black Shark
World's first dedicated cargo helicopter aircraft. Kaman K-Max
Known as a reliable, economical, light small helicopter aircraft. MD Helicopters MD 500
NOTAR light helicopter aircraft. McDonnell MD 520N
Boeing MH-47E All weather special operations version of the Chinook heavy lift helicopter aircraft used by the U.S. Army.
military helicopter aircraft used for maritime patrol against drug smugglers. MH-68A USCG
Mil Mi-2 Hoplite Russian utility helicopter aircraft, built by PZL in Poland, used by the military armed with air to surface missiles, in agriculture and civil aviation.
Mil Mi-4 Hound Military helicopter aircraft by the Soviet military, it was also used for agriculture and as an air tanker.
Mil Mi-6 Hook Largest helicopter aircraft, used primarily by the Soviet military as a transport.
Widely used transport helicopter aircraft, mostly for troops. Mil Mi-8
Largest helicopter aircraft ever built. Mil Mi-12
Mil Mi-14 Haze Primary anti submarine warfare and rescue military helicopter aircraft of the Soviet Union.
Workhorse Russian utility helicopter aircraft , produced for export, used by military and civil aviation. Mil Mi-17
Famous Soviet attack helicopter aircraft used extensively in Afghanistan. Mil Mi-24 Hind
Powerful, largest helicopter aircraft currently in service. Mil Mi-26 Halo
Mil Mi-28 Havoc Attack helicopter aircraft gunship for battlefield use against tanks and heavy armor.
Mil Mi-34 Hermit Light weight, highly maneuverable, economical to operate small helicopter aircraft used as a military trainer and for civil aviation.
Revolution Home built helicopter aircraft kit sold from 1994 to 1999, plagued with engine problems. Mini 500
Unmanned attack helicopter aircraft based on the Bell 407. Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout
Latest utility helicopter aircraft built for NATO countries. NH Industries NH90
Light helicopter aircraft used for observation that set the still standing helicopter distance without refueling record of 2,213 miles. Hughes OH-6 Cayuse
Light helicopter aircraft used for observation that was the first U.S. military helicopter built with an all glass cockpit. Bell OH-58 Kiowa
Small rescue helicopter aircraft, the first to go into mass production. Sikorsky R-4 Hoverfly
Robinson R22 Simple, inexpensive, reliable, economical, easy to fly, forgiving, all describe this popular light helicopter aircraft.
Robinson R44 Four seat helicopte version of the R22 light helicopter aircraft.
Costly experimental stealth helicopter aircraft project that was canceled in 2004. Boeing/Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche
Schweizer 330 Originally designed as a U.S. Army training light helicopter aircraft, it went on to become a popular utility helicopter.
First helicopter aircraft of the U.S. Army used as a dedicated transport. Sikorsky S-55
Experimental helicopter aircraft, first flown with jet power in 1977, that primarily used its rotors only for lift. It was capable of 300+ mph speeds. Sikorsky S-69
Sikorsky S-58 Choctaw Versatile 18 seat transport helicopter aircraft used by the U.S. military, and later exported throughout the world.
Official helicopter aircraft of the U.S. president, designated Marine One, also used as a oil platform supply, passenger transport and rescue helicopter. Sikorsky S-61 Sea King
Sikorsky S-62 Seaguard Single turbine engine rescue helicopter aircraft used by the U.S.C.G. from 1963 through 1989.
Civilian Black Hawk utility helicopter aircraft. Sikorsky S-70
High performance civilian executive transport helicopter aircraft. Sikorsky S-76 Spirit
Sikorsky S-92 Mid size,twin engine, single rotor transport helicopter aircraft used by the military, in civil aviation, and for rescue.
Small helicopter aircraft that holds the world altitude record. Aerospatiale SA-315 Lama
European largest helicopter aircraft used as a heavy transport. Aerospatiale SA 321 Super Frelon
Transport helicopter aircraft, it is the first all-weather helicopter to be produced outside of the Soviet Union. Aerospatiale SA 330 Puma
Twin turbine powered military helicopter aircraft primarily used by the U.S.N. for ASW, SAR, mine sweeping, and anti-shipping duties. Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
Atlas Rooivalk Advanced armed attack helicopter aircraft built in South Africa.
Kaman SH-2 Seasprite Military helicopter aircraft used by the U.S. Navy primarily for anti-submarine warfare.
Enstrom Shark Successful piston engine light helicopter aircraft used for training, transport and agriculture.
Improved twin engine version of the original Cobra attack helicopter aircraft. Bell Super Cobra
Korean built helicopter aircraft, anticipating full deployment by 2022. KAI Surion
Bristol Sycamore First helicopter aircraft produced by the British, certified as air-worthy. Used for SAR and air ambulance by the military.
Attack helicopter aircraft of Europe. Eurocopter Tiger
Well known as the primary Vietnam transport helicopter aircraft. Bell UH-1 Huey
The latest helicopter aircraft in the line of the most widely produced helicopter in the West today. Bell UH-1Y
Hiller UH-12 Raven Light helicopter aircraft, made in the U.S., that pioneered the "rotor-matic" control system.
Primary United States Army transport helicopter aircraft of today. Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Latest U.S. Army light utility helicopter aircraft. American Eurocopter UH-72 Lakota
Tilt rotor type helicopter aircraft, lifting off as a helicopter and flying with the speed of an airplane. Boeing Bell V-22 Osprey
Westland Scout Light helicopter aircraft used for observation anti-tank attack by the British Army through 1994.
PZL Swidnik W-3 Sokol Twin turbine engine middle weight military and civilian transport helicopter aircraft, built in Poland.
Westland Wasp Primary English Royal Navy ASW and SAR military helicopter aircraft used through 1965.
Westland Wessex Version of the Sikorsky H-34 built in Great Britain, used as a ASW and tactical support helicopter aircraft.
Westland Whirlwind The first English Royal Navy military helicopter aircraft used for ASW missions from 1957 through 1977.
The fastest rotorcraft helicopter aircraft in the world. Sikorsky X2
Military helicopter aircraft. It is the official helicopter speed record holder. Westland ZB-500 Lynx