AH-1F

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RANK 6 USA
"APACHE" | AH-64A Peten
AH-1F
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AH-1F
AB RB SB
9.7 9.7 9.7
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Description

The AH-1F in the garage


The AH-1F is a Rank VI American attack helicopter with a battle rating of 9.7 (AB/RB/SB). This helicopter was introduced in Update 1.81 "The Valkyries".

General info

Flight Performance

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude
(meters)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run
(meters)
ABN1K2-J RB AB RB AB RB
 ?  ? 3475  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ???
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at ?,000 m)
Max altitude (meters) Turn time (seconds) Rate of climb
(meters/second)
Take-off run (meters)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
 ?  ? 3475  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ??.?  ???

Details

Limits
Wing-break speed
(km/h)
Gear limit
(km/h)
Combat flap
(km/h)
Max Static G
+ -
450 420 ~?? ~?

Survivability and armour

  • No armour plating
  • No armour glazing
  • Critical components located at the front of aircraft (fuel, pilot, engine, controls)
  • More fuel tanks located in wings near the fuselage

Armaments

Offensive armament

Main article: M197 (20 mm)

The AH-1F is armed with:

  • 1 x 20 mm M197 cannon (750 rpg = 750 total)

Usage in the battles

Modules

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Compressor Flack jacket Offensive 20 mm belts
II Helicopter frame New 20 mm cannons M261 IRCM
III Engine Replacing helicopter blades Gun pod XM-18 TOW
IV Cover New 7 mm MGs TOW 4

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • 20mm gun performs better against heavy armor than the 7.62mm minigun.

Cons:

History

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Media

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Read also

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Sources

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USA helicopters
Attack  AH-1F · AH-1G · AH-1Z · AH-64A · AH-64A Peten · AH-64D · H-34
Utility  UH-1B · UH-1C · UH-1C XM-30